Main Features Of The 2008 Holiday Selling Season

As inflation has dissipated over the past few months, growth of consumer expenditures has also slowed from 2008. Highlights of 2008 holiday selling season are: Many jewelers informed that the number of transactions were reduced, but a perplexing number of jewelers reported that their number of transactions progressed slightly. Jewelry selling at the maximum price points suffered from the weakest demand. Lower ticket jewelry like silver and cheap gold jewelry was less weak. Jewelers posted extremely less big-ticket sales. Jewelers’ best customers invested significantly less during the 2008 holiday selling…

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Home Sales Still Worse In March

Though there is a significance decline in home prices, the home sales are still not showing positive numbers. There is no supporting customer demand or consumer confidence, to the lower home prices. Thus, it is still not possible for the housing sector to recover from the recession. However, there were some places in US, which showed growth in home sales. In addition, there are some places, which showed, still decline in home sales. Austin Board of Realtors reported that single-family homes declined 22 percent in March, though there was a…

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What a Solar storm means to us?

People on stormy areas really have much volatile life. Storms can occur at any time, and they might have to leave their places and take refuge in some unknown place till storm calms down. When they reach their house, they see that it doesn’t exist any more. Everything destroyed and slashed down; they can’t even recognize the place where they used to live. If just storms on earth can have so much impact on us, what about the storms on our mighty Sun? These are called solar storms and don’t…

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