Mobile devices remain most desired CE gifts, interest in emerging
Overall and CE Holiday Spending
Seventy-four percent of consumers planning to purchase gifts this holiday season intend to buy CE as gifts, allocating 33 percent of their overall holiday gift budgets to CE, according to CEA’s 20th Annual CE Holiday Purchase Patterns Study also released today.
The study found the majority (68 percent) of consumers indicate they will spend the same or more this holiday season compared to last year. However, the amount consumers report they actually plan to spend will reach an average of
Those consumers who plan to spend less this year most commonly cite concerns about the economy (68 percent), already having what they need or want (67 percent) and not having the money to spend on gifts (66 percent).
“Negative economic sentiment and slipping momentum have consumers cautious about overall spending this holiday, but recent agreements, albeit temporary, should improve consumer confidence toward spending for the duration of the year,” said
Holiday CE Gift Wish Lists
Tablets will top CE gift wish lists this year for adults and video gaming consoles for teens.
|Adult Holiday CE Gift Wish List||Teen Holiday CE Gift Wish List|
|Tablet Computer||Video Game Console|
|Video Game Console||MP3 Player|