Six Types of Shoppers You Encounter During the Holidays

12.16.2016 Articles , Blog

Written by Nicole Galang, Marketing Specialist

Over the years, we’ve seen trends come and go, but one thing that stays evergreen are interesting holiday shoppers. Read on for a list of some of the memorable holiday types we always see out and about during the holiday season!

1. The overachiever who has a meticulous list of perfectly chosen gifts and a battle plan for buying them.

You: “I’ve already laid out my plan of attack for the gifts. Here’s a printed excel sheet and a map and schedule of what stores we’re hitting first.” 

Me: “… It’s September.” 

2. The Black Friday aficionado who lives for finding the best deals.

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You’ll probably find them in the electronics aisle trying to pull a discounted TV away from you. 

3. The volunteer who has already donated your gift on your behalf.

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“You are now the proud sponsor of an elephant in Thailand!” 

4. The do-it-yourselfer who has a huge Pinterest board of gift ideas.

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“I’m knitting gloves and socks for everyone with their names cross stitched in their favorite color.”

5. The online shopper who sends their gifts straight to people’s houses.

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It’s called Amazon Prime and it’s amazing.” 

6. The buzzer beater who will join the panicked crowds of people who forgot about gifts

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What do you mean it’s December 24? WHO SAID IT WAS DECEMBER 24?!”