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When was the last time you were in a record store? Yeah, we can’t remember either (maybe it was December, but that was to buy concert tickets).
They are, in order of most revenue earned in 2010 to least:
- Wired communications carriers
- Newspaper publishing
- Apparel manufacturing
- DVD, game and video rents
- Manufactured home dealers
- Video postproduction services
- Record stores
- Formal wear and costume rental
While some aren’t surprising (Hello Blockbuster! How are those late fees treating you?), it does give an interesting glance into where we may be as a country. Are we slobs that never dress up anymore? And given the housing market, you’d think a mobile home might be an attractive option due to its affordability.
Which one of these do you still patronize?