Los Angeles A new survey by PriceGrabber.com, a division of Experian, has found that new holiday shopping behaviors will emerge from the downturn.
The survey, Holiday Forecast Consumer Behavior Report, released on Monday found that 70% of consumers are researching and comparison-shopping online. That compares with 38% last year
Consumers are shortening their gift-giving lists, deleting acquaintances (57%) and coworkers (53%).
Other findings include: 53% of consumers plan to spend less this holiday season. Of those who are planning to spend less this year, 48% said that one of the reasons that they are spending less is due to an increase in prices (necessities, gas, etc.); 45% cite lack of confidence in the e