Americans Predict Temper Tantrums in Event of Holiday Gift Shortage

These are just a few of the news stories inspired by FusionOp’s November 2015 study on Holiday Gift Shortages.

 

Yahoo! Finance

How and Where Do Shoppers Plan to Spend This Holiday Season?

Over 60% of shoppers are expected to spend on clothing and clothing accessories this holiday season, according to the National Retail Federation (or NRF). Other top shopping categories include gift cards, books, CDs, DVDs, videos or video games, and toys… Read more.

Source: Yahoo! Finance | Phalguni Soni | November 26, 2015

 

Today

Alarming number of parents say they’d knock people over to snag hot holiday gift

In a recent online survey, 23 percent of Americans said they would behave unethically to score the last hot holiday gift on the shelf. And, while a portion of both students and retirees said they would play dirty to avoid the temper tantrums or cold shoulders they might experience upon returning home empty-handed, parents with children under 18 tended to be the most unscrupulous shoppers of all, according to the survey of more than 2,000 adults conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of analytics firm FusionOps… Read more.

Source: Today | Mark Armao | November 9, 2015

 

MarketWatch

Parents may be cracking under the holiday pressure

Don’t get in the way of a parent looking to get a hot holiday gift for their kid. Nearly one in 10 parents with children under 18 admit they’d knock down another person to get the last remaining hot holiday gift, according to a survey of more than 2,000 adults conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of analytics firm FusionOps… Read more.

Source: MarketWatch | Catey Hill | November 5, 2015

 

MoneyTalksNews

Ways That Parents Play Dirty to Score Hot Holiday Gifts for Kids

You know what they sing about Santa: “He knows when you’ve been bad or good. So be good for goodness sake!” Well, it’s a good thing Santa’s naughty or nice list only contains the names of children, or many parents would find themselves on the naughty list because of their bad behavior while holiday shopping, according to a recent holiday shopping survey by analytics firm FusionOps… Read more.

Source: MoneyTalksNews | Krystal Steinmetz | November 15, 2015