MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Since there’s now snow on the ground, we may as well talk about holiday shopping. The annual Deloitte Holiday survey asked 4,000 customers about their habits.
Shoppers are expected to spend $1,387 per household this year, which is down 7% year over year.READ MORE: 'What Are The Odds?': Mountain Biker's Life Saved By Off-Duty Doctor On Minnesota Trail
Just over half of all shoppers feel anxious about shopping in store.READ MORE: Minneapolis Man Charged In Conspiracy To Distribute Fentanyl
Sixty-five percent say they prefer shopping online to avoid crowds, and 43% prefer to shop their neighborhood businesses instead of huge chains.MORE NEWS: Kerfoot Canopy Tour Offers A Unique View Of Minnesota's Fall Colors
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