Consumers Plan To Purchase Fewer, Cheaper Presents

Consumers Plan To Purchase Fewer, Cheaper Presents

Prepare for disappointment this holiday season because a survey from Deloitte & Touche says the average consumer is planning to spend less on fewer presents. The average New England holiday shopping budget is down 19% to $517, and the average shopper is prepared to buy only 24 gifts – which to us, still seems like a lot.

Sprint Makes A Minister's Wife Cry

Sprint Makes A Minister's Wife Cry

The life of a Consumerist editor can be a roller coaster ride of emotion. One minute you’re laughing at Delta airlines uglyass new planes, the next you’re reading a letter from a minister who says Sprint made his wife cry.