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InComm 2018 Holiday Shopping Index

    InComm has just released its 2018 Holiday Shopping Index, which highlights enlightening research on the anticipated holiday shopping and gift card giving attitudes and behaviors of consumers this holiday season. Explore InComm’s Holiday Index here.

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    Deloitte 2017 holiday retail survey

      An annual analysis of the peak shopping season Holiday retail spending is bucking trends this season with only one-third of holiday budgets going toward gifts. Online spending is expected to exceed in-store for the first time. In addition to gifts for others this year, spending on experiences and self-gifting increased. Explore more consumer spending trends

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      57.7% of Consumers want Gift Cards or Gift Certificates as Holiday Presents

        Gift Cards remain the most popular holiday gift requested for five years running.  57.7% of consumers want gift cards or gift certificates as holiday presents according to the National Retail Federation (NRF) 2011 Holiday Consumer Intentions and Actions Survey.  It is the highest demand recorded in the survey’s history for gift cards or certificates. In response, retailers

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