Treasure Hunt: Inside the Mind of the New Consumer, by Michael Silverstein
This was an interesting look at how businesses are dealing with the demise of the classic middle market in shopping (department stores like Caldor or Woolworths etc) and the rise of either 'trading up' or 'trading down' consumer behaviour.
This is a log of what books I've been reading and movies I've been watching. Comments are welcome!
One explanation seems necessary - the phrase "Life-Changing Fiction" is not in any way an endorsement of those books- in fact, I think those books are Awful, and want that to be clear. "Life-Changing Fiction", as a phrase, has been trademarked, absurdly, by the "Christian fiction" writer Karen Kingsbury, and that is Just Not Right. Aside from being ridiculous, it just sheds light on the hypocrisy of the writer. What would Jesus copyright?