The affluent are back, and they’re buying clothes.
Increased confidence about the economy — and their own financial circumstances — led affluent consumers to boost their purchases of apparel in the third quarter, reversing a sharp downward trend earlier in the year, according to data compiled by Unity Marketing. A study by Accenture also showed a growing appetite for luxury goods among the general population.
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