New Jersey Number 1 on This Holiday Shopping Study
Here in New Jersey, the holiday shopping is in full swing. Hanukah begins this weekend and Christmas is less than three weeks away. It looks like we’re ready more than any other state.
Data from a new study, conducted by The Lazy Trader, reveals the states most likely to spend the most money online this year.
New Jersey Tops the List
The state most likely to shop online this holiday season is New Jersey. Over the last four years in December, New Jersey has been searching for gift-related terms an average of 1,688 times per 100,000 people. “Christmas gift ideas” is the most searched-for term in our state, with 3,764 average monthly searches in total from residents.
Massachusetts takes the silver medal. In the state, there were 1,633 average monthly searches for gift-related ideas per 100,000 people over the last four Decembers. Behind “Christmas gift ideas,” “Christmas stockings” is the most searched-for term, with a total of 2,647 average monthly searches.
New York is the third state most likely to overspend this Christmas. In the last four Decembers, there were 1,591 average monthly searches for gift-related terms per 100,000 people. The Empire State’s second most popular term is “Christmas gift,” with 7,275 average monthly searches behind “Christmas gift ideas” and ahead of “Christmas stockings.”
In fourth place is Connecticut, with 1,538 average monthly searches for gift-related ideas per 100,000 people according to data collected. “Christmas gift for mom” is the fourth most searched-for term, with 974 average monthly searches in total.
Virginia is the fifth state most likely to overspend this Christmas. In Virginia, there are 1,492 average monthly searches for gift-related terms per 100,000 people over the last four Decembers. “Secret Santa” is the fifth most popular term, with 1,817 average monthly searches in total.
Pennsylvania ranks eighth with 1,437 average monthly searches per 100,000 people.
If this study is any indication, we’ll be spending more than ever this holiday season.
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