Holiday Shopping 1958 vs. 2012


The number of hours required to purchase many electronic devices has dropped dramatically since 1958. At that year’s average wage it would take 6.5 hours to purchase a toaster compared to the 1.4 hours required today. In addition, a television would take 13 hours today compared to 136.3 hours in 1958. Interestingly, the nominal price is nearly identical. It seems the present is a great time to purchase electronics.



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