Fear of Commitment, Economy Drive Generation Y Shopping Patterns

Report says Millennials don't like signing contracts, threatening an established business model.


"They're not moving away from home. It's harder to accumulate stuff when you live with your parents," says Phillips.

Danielle Kurtzleben is a business and economics reporter for U.S. News & World Report. Connect with her on Twitter at @titonka or via e-mail at dkurtzleben@usnews.com.