The world of retail sales may soon start to worry, if they haven’t already. Not enough people buying enough stuff. Although this worry has always existed it is somehow different now. Millennials don’t want to buy stuff and they are trending towards minimalism.
Downsizing – not only for the retired
In today’s western society success is measured in terms of home prices, market values, and GDP. Citizens are generally prompted to buy more and more. When someone came to the age of retirement or once the children left the nest it seems many people had the need to minimize.
This is not the case only for retirees however. The desire to declutter is seen across generations. It is growing among the...