China’s cash-strapped millennials embrace a new trend: thrift

People wearing face masks order food at the food court of a shopping mall during lunchtime, following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Beijing, China May 15, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins - RC2UOG9M3RHA

Off the menu? China's youth say they're less likely to spend money eating out. Image: REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Fan Yiying
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