While some people go shopping purely out of necessity, there are plenty of people who simply find joy in making purchases, and a some actually get a "rush" from it.
According to a new poll, 66% of Americans say they get a “rush” from making a purchase, although that feeling only lasts about 28 minutes. And some people love that feeling so much they’ll spend $150.84 a month to get that feeling, something they experience about 12 times during that period of time. And it isn’t even just the purchasing that gives people a high. It seems 70% of folks say hunting for a good deal is “thrilling.”
So, what purchases are most likely to give you that boost? Well, clothing apparently, with 50% of people admitting they get a rush from buying clothes, with shoes a close second (46%). Other purchases that give people a rush include:
·Electronic Accessories (e.g. headphones) (35%)
·Video games (28%)
·Kitchen supplies (26%)
·Home Decor (26%)
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