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Wealthy American Women Prefer Currency or Clothing to Jewelry - Survey

08 november 2012

A survey of anticipated spending intentions among the wealthiest American households found that women only ranked a jewelry gift in third place, Tacy reported.
The top choice was "currency" - a gift card or certificate, money or check - followed by clothing and then jewelry, according to the survey by The American Affluent Research Center.
Meanwhile, the index for fine jewelry and watches was largely unchanged from the Spring 2012 survey. The current index indicates a decline in spending for these items during the next 12 months, though the index is well above the Spring 2009 record low and only a few points below pre-recession levels, the center says in a report.
The survey aims to forecast the spending characteristics of 11.4 million American households, representing 10 percent of the wealthiest U.S. consumers, in the coming 12 months.
Regarding Christmas sales season spending, the survey finds that on average, about 6 percent of the wealthy expect to spend more than last year, while 23 percent predict they will spend less.
Taking into account those who expect to spend the same, the average 2012 holiday gift expenditures by the affluent are estimated to show a decline of 2.4 percent from 2011.
"This produces an estimated average of $2,102 for 2012 holiday gift expenditures per affluent household or a total market of $22.3 billion (down 5 percent from 2011) after allowing for the households that will not buy holiday gifts in 2012," the report adds.