New research shows ‘Present Pressure’ on the rise this Christmas
New research released by No To The High Street notonthehighstreet.com reveals that a brand new Christmas shopping epidemic is on the rise- ‘Present Pressure’. And with 82% of women admitting that they judge a person on their choice of gift, it’s no surprise that seasonal shoppers are suffering.
With ever-growing choice and an increasingly demanding consumer, Christmas gift buying is no mean feat and it seems women are the hardest to please. With 82 per cent of women surveyed stating that they have received a present they haven’t wanted, and 85 per cent admitting that they judge a person on their choice of gift, the pressure to get Christmas gift-giving right is most certainly on. Of those questioned, almost 40 per cent of women admitted to having been so disappointed with their Christmas gift that they’d re-gifted the present to someone else, while 16 per cent of all UK adults had even thrown unwanted Christmas gifts away.
When it comes to receiving gifts that really count, almost half those surveyed (43 per cent) agreed that they would certainly keep hold of a gift if the giver had put thought and effort into its choosing, with a further 29 per cent saying that they would treasure a gift that reminded them of a memory or moment they had shared with another.
The survey also suggests that getting the right gift could be the key to keeping your loved one happy: a massive 42 per cent of women revealed that sometimes the wrong gift can only suggest that the gift-giver doesn’t know them very well – an implication sure to cause upset during the Christmas period. A further 10 per cent of respondents also admitted to hiding a present that they didn’t like from view, and 20 per cent had even gone so far as to ask for a refund.
Co-founders, Holly Tucker and Sophie Cornish, agree that thoughtful gifting is the solution to ‘present pressure’, but these gifts are hard to find in generic stores teeming with mass-produced products. Their own gifting site works with 3,000 small businesses that are able to provide thoughtful gifts and tweak items to bespoke specifications or add an advanced level of personalisation.
Car finance 24 7
Find the best Hotel Deals
3 Page Custom Website From £99
Free Website SEO Review.
Is your Website Driving you Business?
We can send you an email SEO overview of your current website and any other internet marketing strategies that you are using. The report will show you where there may be areas that you might want to do some Search Engine Optimisation or utilise other new internet technologies to generate more traffic.
There is no cost to you for this review and no obligation to make use of any other services that UKviews offers.
We will also send you our monthly newsletter with News, Offers and Free Tips on how to:
Grow your Business Online in the Digital Age.
Please enter your details below for a free review.
Local Business Listings
Would you like to grow your Business online?
These days over 70% of Google Searches are by people looking for a Local Business or Service.
Why miss out on all this Extra Business!
At UKviews.co.uk we will list your business for you without any charge.
With over 250,000 hits a month UKviews is the Best Website to " Promote your Business Online "
You get your own web address even with the free listings and your listing is also optimized for Google so that it appears in the search results.
The basic free listing is without any obligation and you can upgrade your page to a Premium Listing at any time if you would like to add more items such as a longer description Photos or even a Google map.
Along with your free Business Listing will send you a Monthly Newsletter to inform you of any news and Updates including regular tips on how you can
" Grow your Business Online in the new Digital Age".
What does it cost?
The Basic Business Listing is Completely Free
The Half Page Premium Listing is £9.99 monthly
The Full Page Premium Listing is £19.99 monthly
The Full Width Premium Web Page is £29.99 monthly
Custom Designed Header
Make your listing stand out from the competition!
Special Offer £59.00 normal price £75.00
Your Business Description
Your business description is very important as it is from this that Google will help clients will find you.
Write a brief description about your business in the Business Description Box. (up to 12 words for the Basic Free Listing) (Up to 50 words for the Half Page Premium Listing)
(up to 100 words for the Full Page Premium Listing)
(up to 200 words for the Full Width Premium Web Page)
Use words (keywords) that best describe your business and that also may be used as a search term by someone looking for a business such as yours.
Remember at this very moment potential clients are searching the internet for a local business like yours.
Terms and Conditions
Please read before sending your Listing.
There is no charge for the Free Basic Business listing.
The Premium Business listings are paid monthly with an initial contract time of 12 months then renewed after that on a 12 month basis.
Any updates required for the individual listings will be charged at £14.99 each. Please Email us for more details or to discuss your individual requirements.
Free Business Listings
If you have any questions or would like a Free Business Listing Please use the form below.
The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.