BENTONVILLE, Ark. — With Christmas still nearly three months away, consumers are deciding how to allocate holiday spending in an economically stressed season, according to a phone survey conducted in mid-September on behalf of Wal-Mart Stores here. According to the survey, 39% of respondents said they plan to purchase less expensive items to deal with the weakened economy and 35% said they would purchase gifts for fewer people this year. Although 61% of respondents said they do not plan to ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.