"Valassis, a leader in activating consumers through intelligent media delivery, today released new research analyzing consumer behavior related to tax season. Stemming from a survey of more than 1,000 U.S. respondents who expect to receive a tax refund in 2019, the findings note that more than half (53%) are anticipating receiving the same, or more, money this year."
About half (47%) of part- or full-time employees value a community atmosphere in the place where they work, according to a new survey by Clutch, a B2B research, ratings and reviews company. The number increases to 55% for millennial workers aged 18–34.
This year, more than 52 million — a massive 46% of all households — have plans to buy furniture and bedding products. Bedding was the most frequently bought category in 2012, followed by stationary sofas and recliners, according to Furniture Today's "2013 Consumer Buying Trends Survey." If consumers follow through with their buying plans, these categories will remain strong.
Consumers who postponed home furnishings expenditures during the recession are venturing back into the market. Some pieces of furniture are proving more popular than others this year. And specific demographic groups top the list for purchasing furniture according to the new Consumer Buying Trends published by Furniture Today.