The Facts On “Retail Therapy”


The definition of retail therapy: “shopping in order to make oneself feel happier.” A new survey by reveals that the average person spends $1,652 a year on retail therapy. Other findings:


– retail therapy makes up 20% of all shopping purchases.

– the average person buys twelve retail therapy items per month in stores and additional six online

– 70% of people buy themselves something nice to cheer themselves up.

– the average retail therapy session costs $70.60.

– 25% of people say retail therapy is just as good as their favorite dessert, sleeping in and their favorite restaurant

– 40% of people feel guilty after engaging in retail therapy



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