INDIANAPOLIS, November 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Simon published a recent study on Understanding Consumers’ Holiday Shopping Needs. The results revealed that 81 percent of those surveyed were concerned that their Christmas gifts might not arrive on time or be available at all, and that 80 percent of those surveyed agreed that buying gifts in-store is the best way to go. best way to guarantee a gift on hand for the holidays.
“Buyers want peace of mind, making sure they have their holiday gifts on hand this season,” said Ali Slocum, Vice President of Public Relations and Communications, Simon. “Shopping in stores is the only way to ensure gifts are on hand for the holidays, especially this season when consumers have to wait for strained parcel delivery services.”
Local and in-store purchases are also the best environmental choice, with studies showing that physical purchases are up to 60% more environmentally friendly than digital purchases. Located at the center of the communities served, Simon Properties are responsible for thousands of jobs, supporting and supporting local communities through sales and property taxes.
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Simon is a real estate investment trust engaged in the ownership of leading shopping, dining, entertainment and mixed-use destinations and an S&P 100 company (Simon Property Group, NYSE: SPG). Our properties through North America, Europe and Asia providing community gathering places to millions of people every day and generating billions in annual sales.