2013 holiday season will be less luxurious


ShoppingWhile most of the prognostications we’ve seen have been calling for modest gains in gift shopping this year, a more concentrated survey focusing on affluent shoppers found a loss of confidence and dampened enthusiasm for gift-giving.

The study from Unity Marketing surveyed 1,208 consumers with an average income of $267,100. Getting a positive result from the survey was likely not helped by the fact that it was taken during the government shutdown.

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