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