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Shifting Spending from Stuff to Experiences

Graham Watson

7th May 2016

This Guardian article highlights the fact that, increasingly, consumer are spending money on experiences and less money on, well, "stuff". This Visa Group survey tracks what has happened to consumption patterns over the past five years, with spending on restaurants and holidays. And even when we do purchase "stuff", increasingly it's online.

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to Tutor2U, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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