The recession also forced many luxury boutiques and small businesses to close, which has translated into greater market share and higher profits for the companies that were able to survive."What a lot of people are missing is that they shouldn't be looking at the overall consumer spending numbers but the strong companies that have made it through," Hoffman said. "Even if the overall spending numbers are flat, you're going to get massive market share gains for the ones that are still here."
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