PBS NewsHour

Shrinking middle class consumer base hits familiar brands

Clip: 02/09/2014 | 3m 9s

Businesses across the country are dealing with a serious post-recession reality: a shrinking middle class consumer base. How are shifting spending patterns playing out for businesses on high, low and middle tiers? Times reporter Nelson Schwartz joins Hari Sreenivasan for more.

Aired: 02/09/14

Rating: NR

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