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Objects in Mirror: October 29, 2009 Archive

Comment on MinnEcon: A Post-it recovery?

Posted at 3:30 PM on October 29, 2009 by Julia Schrenkler

Can our economic future be read in a Post-It? Perhaps not, but I'd like to know if you think an economic recovery can be found in business picking up. From
A Post-it recovery?:

The Post-It is probably the best known product among 3M's Consumer and Office segment, which took a bit hit in the recession's depths. 3M's year-end report notes that in the last quarter of 2008, "the combination of massive office worker layoffs, coupled with across-the-board declines in office retail foot traffic, had a dramatic and negative impact on sales."

[Commerical Printer Gerald] Myking says his shop was looking at a loss for the year and now the numbers project a profit. Despite that, he not convinced the economy will roar back.

Comment on the blog post, or expand on the larger story and tell MPR News: "I'll believe the recession's over..." or "I'm feeling a recovery now because..."

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