This Year's Holiday Spending By The Numbers


Forbes | October 28, 2021


American Express released its Amex Trendex survey for consumer trends for this holiday season, here are the key points -


48% of consumers surveyed have already started their holiday shopping, which is especially true for Millennials surveyed (63%).


38% of consumers surveyed agree they will spend more on the holidays this year in anticipation of a more celebratory season.


73% agree that they are interested in purchasing holiday gifts that will help others destress.


63% ​​respondents indicate that it’s important to them to purchase gifts that are ethically sourced and 56% of consumers state it’s important to have holiday decorations that are ethically sourced.


64% of consumers are shopping for gifts that are sustainable or minimize their environmental impact and 61% of consumers state it’s important to have holiday decorations that are sustainable.


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