Upscale shoppers and bargain hunters have one thing in common despite their economic difference — high gas prices aren't putting a dent in their appetite for shopping despite what some surveyshave recently said.
"Consumers love bargains," Steven Tanger, CEO of Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, told CNBC Wednesday. "They find bargains at Tanger outlet centers. In good times, they like a bargain. In tough times like these, they need a bargain."