7 spending trends that speak volumes about US consumers
How we spend our hard-earned money can be quite revealing.
"To some extent, we are what we buy," explains Money.
Some products experience surging sales after a strong marketing campaign, a dramatic shift in price or the endorsement of a popular celebrity — have you heard of the "Oprah Effect"? But often the rush to buy is the result of shifting U.S. demographics.
The seven hot-selling items in a list compiled by Money reflect the latter. Check out where U.S. consumer dollars are flowing and what that reveals about Americans today.
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