Planning for the holidays with greater precision
Tis the season to be cheerful... and cautious
Four consumer trends for the season that sparkles
The most wonderful time of the year
of consumers are looking forward to the holidays.
of consumers are eager to spend time with friends and loved ones.
of people are planning to treat themselves and others.
Ringing in the season with restraint
of consumers started shopping earlier to spread out the cost of the holidays.
of consumers are shopping as and when promotions and discounts are offered.
of consumers are shopping earlier to ensure they get what they need in time for the holidays.
It’s better to give than to receive
of consumers are aware of those less fortunate and want to be charitable as a result.
of consumers plan to donate more than they did last year.
of consumers plan to make non-cash gifts like donating products to a food bank or toys to a charity campaign.
Wishing for an amazing in-store experience
of consumers say that special services can entice them to shop with one retailer over another.
of consumers are pleased to see retailers making self-checkout available in stores.
of consumers say retailers are doing more to bring them into the store to pick up items they have ordered.