Consumer boom over

The stimi money has run out now:

Sliding sales at the home improvement giant Home Depot in the first quarter of the year mark the end of a three-year boom for the company led by consumers taking on home improvement projects amid pandemic lockdowns and leading into the remote work era.

I remember the chatter about housebound people putting their effort into improving the house.

Let’s see if the money they are no longer spending on their house squirts out somewhere else.