The annual Deloitte Holiday Retail Survey addresses a market radically reshaped by the COVID-19 pandemic but one where consumers are still determined to shop.
According to a new study by Adtaxi, a digital marketing agency, 74%, or 3 out of 4 consumers said they will make an effort to shop from local small businesses this holiday season. However, respondents are split 50/50 on whether they feel safe shopping in stores for the holidays.
As the holiday season draws near, NPD analyzed the anticipated holiday spending plans of each generation. And, it found, each generation’s holiday shopping plan looks different, according to insights from the 2019 Holiday Purchase Intentions Survey from The NPD Group.
With the holiday shopping season on the horizon, Target is building on several current programs officials with the retailer said will make finding the right gift for family and friends easier.
More than one in six consumers said they will use their mobile phones to buy gifts during the holiday shopping season, according to the “Holiday Purchase Intentions Survey” from The NPD Group.
Sears Holdings will close an additional 40 locations in 2019 as the company continues to navigate bankruptcy proceedings.
Results emerging from the 33rd annual Deloitte holiday shopping survey include a second year of online shopping gains as consumers said they expect to spend 57% of their budgets online and 36% in brick and mortar stores.
Consumers are insisting that retailers provide them with free delivery in the gift buying season, according to Deloitte’s 32nd annual holiday survey of consumer spending intentions and trends.
Consumers looking to check items off their gift-giving list during the forthcoming holiday season will do more of their shopping online, according to a recent report from The NPD Group.
According to the 2016 International Council of Shopping Centers Thanksgiving/Black Friday shopping report, three quarters of Americans spent the same or more this year than last year, and 44% of that spend was on gifts.