Jeff Long browses the merchandise at Big Shark Bicycle Company in St. Louis. Big Shark has offered a layaway plan for years. But in the present economy, layaway has become a more popular option for consumers.
Oct. 13, 2012 in Business on Page A6
ST. LOUIS – The resurgence of layaway in recent years – with holiday layaway programs already up and running this year – is a curious phenomenon for a culture that …