Marie Galvin, owner of Galvin-ized, a custom hattery in Boston, places a hat on a customer. Galvin said shopping in her store has greatly increased this year. Indicators show ordinary Americans are feeling better about the economy and starting to spend more.
Marie Galvin, owner of Galvin-ized, a custom hattery in Boston, places a hat on a customer. Galvin said shopping in her store has greatly increased this year. Indicators show ordinary Americans are feeling better about the economy and starting to spend more. Kevin G. Hall McClatchy
Marie Galvin, owner of Galvin-ized, a custom hattery in Boston, places a hat on a customer. Galvin said shopping in her store has greatly increased this year. Indicators show ordinary Americans are feeling better about the economy and starting to spend more. Kevin G. Hall McClatchy

Americans are opening their wallets again – but not too wide

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