Los Angeles, Calif., June 14, 2010 — PriceGrabber.com®, a part of Experian, has just released its most recent Consumer Behavior Report, U.S. Shopping Behavior in this Economic Climate.This report includessurvey results from PriceGrabber.com’s 2010 Consumer Spending Survey (Feb. 8–25, 2010; 1,980 respondents) and its 2009 Online Consumer Confidence Survey (Feb. 10–March 9, 2009; 4,239 respondents).
“The results of our recent consumer spending survey demonstrate a lift in consumer sentiment,” stated Laura Conrad, president of PriceGrabber.com. “While many respondents are still currently spending less than they were at the start of the recession, the data on planning for big-ticket purchases and increased consumer spending support consumer expectations of a 2010 economic turnaround.”
Even though many economists have stated the recession is over, most consumers surveyed believe the end of the recession is in sight (page 5):
Consumers plan to increase their spending later in 2010 (page 8):
Many consumers already have purchased a big-ticket item in 2010 (page 10):
Consumers plan to purchase a variety of big-ticket items in 2010 (page 11):
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