"Our business is enjoying great growth, which is putting us in a position that we must hire regardless of the looming fiscal cliff. If we don't, our business will slow down because of missed opportunities.
"As a premium positioned brand, our biggest fear is a hit to consumer spending power due to more money flowing to the government. This country is so dependent on consumer spending to fuel the economy that any increase in government revenue brings risk of economic slowdown."
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