• How to pick the ‘right' amount to spend on holiday gifts - according to an economist

    2 monthes ago - By WGN TV

    Gift giving is a big deal this time of year.
    To find the “perfect” gift , Americans will spend about 15 hours shopping. Women will do about twice as much as men. And they'll shell out about $1 trillion on gifts.
    While retailers relish the holiday shopping season as a time when consumers open their purses or wallets, for many consumers - especially those who do not like shopping - these days are filled with dread. They mark moments when shoppers clog malls, websites become overloaded and delivery trucks block streets. The entire process generates untold amounts of stress and anxiety .
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  • How to pick the ‘right' amount to spend on holiday gifts - according to an economist

    How to pick the ‘right' amount to spend on holiday gifts - according to an economist

    2 monthes ago - By WGN TV

    Gift giving is a big deal this time of year.
    To find the “perfect” gift , Americans will spend about 15 hours shopping. Women will do about twice as much as men. And they'll shell out about $1 trillion on gifts.
    While retailers relish the holiday shopping season as a time when consumers open their purses or wallets, for many consumers - especially those who do not like shopping - these days are filled with dread. They mark moments when shoppers clog malls, websites become overloaded and delivery trucks block streets. The entire process generates untold amounts of stress and anxiety .
    One...
    Read more ...