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Coronavirus Insights: US Survey Update—Holiday Early Read with Consumers Expecting To Shop Early and Spend Less (Select Findings)

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This report provides select findings from Coresight Research’s July 15 survey of US consumers on the coronavirus crisis. We asked respondents about the impact of the pandemic on their behaviors and expectations, with a focus on implications for retailers.

This report is available for free and can be accessed by registering for a free account. Selected findings in this report include:

  • The impact of the coronavirus outbreak on consumers’ expectations for spending compared to last year.
  • The impact of Amazon’s postponement of Prime Day this year on expected holiday spending.
  • Whether respondents are currently avoiding public areas or travel.

Our full report is available to premium subscribers and includes further findings:

  • How the crisis is shaping what consumers will spend on and how they will shop for the holiday season
  • Whether respondents are buying more or less of any retail categories as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak and, if so, which types of products
  • A full list of what activities respondents have done in the past two weeks and what they expect to do in the next two weeks
  • A full list of the public areas or travel that consumers are avoiding
  • Whether US shoppers are making more purchases online during the coronavirus outbreak and, if so, which categories
  • Whether respondents expect to retain behaviors from the coronavirus outbreak period over the long term—and if so, which behaviors

Our latest research provides an update to our previous reports, which were based on surveys undertaken on July 8, July 1, June 24, June 17,  June 10, June 3, May 27, May 20, May 13, May 6, April 29, April 22, April 15, April 8, April 1, March 25 and March 17–18.

In addition to this survey, Coresight Research is publishing ongoing coverage on the coronavirus outbreak, which can be accessed here.

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