Who has time to shop anymore? Nevermind taking the time to research our options. Time has become the ultimate luxury item for New Yorkers. In fact, New Yorkers consistently make the top five list of hardest working cities, year in and year out. Our work week is extending and our weekends are shrinking. Each day we spend 10-plus hours at the office; then there's the rise of the supercommuter, with some of us spending two hours commuting in.