Consumers cautious this Christmas, survey shows

Few planning to spend more than last year as majority report rising financial pressure

18th December, 2016

One in four people plans to spend more this Christmas than they did in 2015, according to the findings of today’s exclusive Sunday Business Post/Coyne Research poll.

The fourth annual Christmas poll looks at Christmas spending habits, financial pressure in the festive season and attitudes to the financial year ahead.

James MacCarthy-Morrogh, a consultant with Coyne Research, said that “it looks like the 2016 Christmas consumer is quite cautious, with most willing to...

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