No Surprise Here: Rising Fuel Costs Lead Consumers to Shop More At Home, Survey Shows
Rising fuel prices are naturally affecting consumer buying behavior. A recent survey conducted by research firm Harris Interactive for returns management company Newgistics reveals that 25 percent of adults are more likely to shop from home due to the increased cost of gas. Other data offered by the survey include the following:
* 50 percent are curtailing discretionary spending due to fuel costs.