The Pulse: A Survey of Westchester County Residents' Holiday Gift-Giving Habits
It’s the holiday season, so we went out to learn about your holiday gift-giving habits.
When it comes to giving holiday gifts…
…I give as good as I get (34%) …I’m renowned for giving the Best. Presents. Ever (29%)
…People get whatever I can find at 6 pm on Christmas Eve (22%) …I’m a bit of a cheapskate (hey, times are tough) (15%)
When it comes to receiving gifts…
I prefer to be genuinely
I prefer to get exactly what I asked for
(right down to the model number) 27%
I think giving gift cards is mostly…
On average, I spend ___ every year on holiday gifts.
$500 and up 46%
Between $100 and $500 44%
Less than $100 10%
My favorite place to shop for holiday gifts is...
On the Internet 51%
At the malls 25%
On Main Street 17%
When it comes to opening gifts, I think it’s more proper to…
Open them in front of the giver (it’s the polite thing to do) 68%
Open them later (it prevents
having to be put on the spot if
you don’t like the gift) 32%
Have you ever re-gifted something?
IF YES, have you ever been busted for it?
For me, the best gift of all would be...
Free time 32%
Better health 22%
A new love 15%
A new job 11%