CHARLESTON, S.C. — Although the slumping economy has not had much impact so far on the tourism business at the resort towns that line the South Carolina coast, that doesn't mean the shoppers there are immune to the pressures. “For the full-time residents, we are seeing an impact,” said Diane Colgan, vice president of marketing at Piggly Wiggly Carolina, based here. “We see some trading down of items they are purchasing — they may not be buying as many indulgent items. People make sacrifices ...
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