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'Shopaholics will be shopaholics'

It's hard to believe, but for some, retail therapy is alive and well

Even in a down economy, some shoppers like Genevieve Lee (left) and Allison Abrams find bargain-hunting to be a pick-me-up. Even in a down economy, some shoppers like Genevieve Lee (left) and Allison Abrams find bargain-hunting to be a pick-me-up. (wendy maeda/globe staff (left); SUZANNE KREITER/GLOBE STAFF)
By Christopher Muther
Globe Staff / February 5, 2009

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The idea of a movie called "Confessions of a Shopaholic" arriving in multiplexes at a time when Americans are dramatically cutting back may sound like a recipe for an empty theater. But don't tell that to the shopaholics who refuse to stop window shopping and bargain hunting, no matter how high the unemployment rate or how low their 401(k). They ... (Full article: 1045 words)

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