05/09/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

"New" US Shopper To Emerge From Economic Crisis

As the recession dramatic­ally alters where and how Americans spend their money, there is an emerging consensus on the likely profile of the "new" US consumer who will emerge on the other side of the crisis.

A Citigroup report, for example, argues that US consumers are shifting towards "conscientious consumption", embracing a "thriftiness" focused on value and quality, not quantity.

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