INDUSTRY ISSUE | Consumers, Post-Recession

Though the recession has put strains on wallets around the country, many people are finding ways to ensure that a tough economy doesn’t interfere with their going-out habits, according to a recent study by The Nielson Co. titled “Living through the Economic Hangover; What Lies Ahead.” Though more than one-third of consumers report going to bars or clubs less often than before the recession hit, more than 60 percent said they haven’t changed their ways.