Firms that cater to elite see signs of slowdown

10/23/2008 | MSNBC

Small businesses that cater to the elite are bellwethers for the economy, says BusinessWeek reporter John Tozzi, who found business was down for a shoe repairer, an upscale tie shop and a dry cleaners chain. Lately, writes Tozzi, "selling $4 shines seems to be as hard as unloading mortgage-backed securities."

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