4.6% Percentage that Italian textile-industry volume decreased in 2008

10.6% Percentage that J. Crew's shares increased the day after Barack Obama was inaugurated

14% Percentage of people in Hong Kong who fear they may have to cut luxuries

20% Percentage that buyers at Moscow's luxury department store TSUM plan to cut orders in 2009

32% Sales decrease of Bentley cars in North America in 2008

82% Percentage of Americans who plan to cut back on luxury spending in 2009

Sources: WWD; New York Times; Synovate; WWD; USA Today; Synovate


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