Big job losses point to consumer woes aheadQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|Another important part of the economy is now starting to falter: businesses that cater to consumers. As families stop making so many trips to the mall or cut back on their dining in restaurants, the consumer sector is now laying off workers. Jobs are disappearing for people in furniture stores, electronics retailers, and department stores. Even food-services companies are reducing their staffs.|
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