Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=106575
Story Retrieval Date: 5/22/2013 1:25:12 AM CST
Dozens of local designers showcased their product lines Wednesday afternoon at the Chicago Cultural Center for the annual "Glitter: A Holiday Shopping Event." With a meek turnout, most designers and boutique owners admit to struggling through the challenging economy. They remain hopeful that the sacrifices will pay off.
Slow crowds, slow sales cause slump for local designers