(NEW YORK) — If you’re having a bad day, that’s good news for retailers. A new survey finds that 51.8 percent of Americans shop and spend money to improve their mood, and more than half of them admit they prefer to get their “retail therapy” fix online.
The survey of 1,000 adults by Ebates.com, an online shopping website, finds women are much more likely than men to shop and spend money to improve their mood: 63.9 percent vs. 39.2 percent.
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