HIGHLIGHTS: Even though it’s October, a new survey just came out about people’s mentality toward their Christmas shopping this year. It found 26% of people get COMPETITIVE about gift giving . . . 45% buy back-up gifts in case someone doesn’t like what they give them . . . and 36% think it’s irritating that some stores are already putting up holiday decorations.
FULL STORY: It’s only October 12th, but apparently, we’re all supposed to be getting ready for Christmas shopping season.
A new survey came out about people’s MENTALITY toward their gift giving this year. And here’s what it found . . .
1. 26% of people get COMPETITIVE about gift giving, and they want to make sure they give better stuff than their friends and family.
2. 45% of people buy back-up gifts, in case someone doesn’t like what they give them or they have to give a present to someone they weren’t thinking of.
3. 36% think it’s irritating that some stores are already putting up holiday decorations . . . and 19% are stressed out just thinking about how Christmas season is coming.
4. And finally, 19% feel guilty about regifting . . . but 65% of them do it anyway.