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Re: Knitting Through The Downturn
In Response To: Knitting Through The Downturn ()
"Mr. Blumenthal said that despite the economic downturn, sales have been rising at a pace to achieve a double-digit increase by the end of the year."
There is a bit of a discussion going on on an quilting listserv that I am a part of. A couple of people stated that crafts as an industry fares better in a down market because during those (these) times, money spent on leisure and recreation stays closer to home.
On 15th Street. I'll have to stop in and check it out in the next few weeks.
First retail store after a 130-year history as a wholesaler. How very interesting.
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