Hurry up! WA You Lead the Nation With Impatient Holiday Shopping
It's a season of crankiness as Christmas is almost here. A new study says once sales for Black Friday start retail workers are preparing for a tough season ahead for them. It's a time they say they have to meet impatient shoppers.
WA LEADING THE NATION WHEN IT COMES TO IMPATIENT SHOPPERS
In fact according to the team at scheduling software Deputy who surveyed 500+ retail employees and 2000+ consumers across the nation Washington State has the least patient holiday shoppers.
WHAT STATE IS THE MOST PATIENT? AND WHAT'S YOUR BUDGET?
According to the information from Deputy:
A lot of residents in the state, 63% say they consider themselves more patient when shopping for Christmas. That's a low percentage when compared to the most patient state, Minnesota at 85%. So what's your Christmas budget? On average in Washington State it's $910.
STORES GET CRAZY BUSY DURING THE HOLIDAYS BY HOW MUCH?
On the national side the study says retail employees say they see an 84% increase in customers during the Christmas season with the average employee experiencing a 16.6% decrease in enjoying their jobs during the holidays.
It gets busy but the study found a low 29% of employees feel like their company is prepared to meet the rush.
WHILE THEY PUT UP WITH A LOT THEY MAKE MORE MONEY
Employees make an average of $220.66 per week in more work and overtime pay. Companies are simply asking that you bring your patience when you go shopping this Christmas season.
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