The Great Recession of 2008-2009 had a profound effect on the economy and consumers. Of the following, which
represents one of the major consumer trends resulting from the Great Recession?
A. It created a trend away from consumer spending on well-known brands
B. It turned free-spending consumers into value-seeking ones.
C. It turned brick-and-mortar retailers into Internet-only retailers
D. It restricted retail expansion domestically and internationally