Have you ever considered that the state of your underwear could reflect the state of the economy?
How your underwear drawer affects the economy. Your choice of underwear is just one of a number of unofficial retail indicators that indicate how well the economy is doing. Here’s why, and some of the others to look out for.
The consumer pants index (CPI)
People buy more pants when they are feeling wealthy, and make do with their faded old undies when times are tight. If you’re comfortably encased in a pristine pair of briefs while reading this, that’s a sign better times are here. If they’re tired and stringy, we’ve hit rock bottom.