Seven Recession-Proof Products and Services

Girl scout cookies, part of recession didn't slow down sales of these 7 items
Girl scout cookies, part of recession didn't slow down sales of these 7 items

Virtually every industry has its tales of woe about sales drops during the worst of the recession. There were exceptions, however; we discovered the recession didn't slow down sales of these seven items.

Girl Scout Cookies

It's Girl Scout cookie time again, your chance to order those Tagalongs, Thin Mints and Do-Si-Dos. According to the Girl Scout organization, the demand for these treats hasn't fallen victim to the recession, chugging along at sales of nearly 200 million boxes each year for the past five years. Is it the product or the salesgirl? That's a no-brainer. There are thousands of stores selling cookies, but only a limited number of darling granddaughters, nieces and goddaughters.