Thirty-five percent of gift givers
report that electronic gifts are the most popular among those on their lists, and external batteries - portable power packs for mobile devices - qualify as an affordable solution.
The authors of the study explained that in a gift-giving situation, both the gift givers
and gift receivers will focus on the gift receivers when thinking about the gift.
Hence, presenters of information would be better off if they limited their presentation to their most favorable information - just as gift givers
would be better off to limit their present to their most favorite gift," Garcia said.
GiftCompass, founded in January 2000, offers gift givers
a new shopping experience and the confidence to "click the mouse" when purchasing gifts via the Internet.
Gifts that are sentimental and original are very important among female gift givers
nationwide, as are gifts that preserve memories.
For as yet unclear reasons, gift givers
are often unable to use their experience as gift receivers to identify especially meaningful gifts for friends and loved ones, says Francis Flynn of Stanford University.
Twenty-eight percent of gift givers
plan to give an iPod this season, while 22 percent will give a computer game console and 20 percent will give a digital camera.
com is a new search engine that helps gift givers
quickly and easily find online registries for weddings, baby showers, graduations and more.
Unity Marketing found that those who celebrate Valentine's Day (and 70 percent of gift givers
do) spend about $126 and buy 2.
To entice would-be gift givers
and pet owners, the nonprofit animal rescue organization this week is offering to pay mandatory spay and neuter fees for all dogs and cats adopted from the Castaic Animal Shelter until Wednesday at 7 p.
Nearly all wedding gift givers
who purchase items from registries find the gift lists useful; however nearly two-thirds of gift givers
still are not using registries to buy wedding presents, according to The Lenox Report on Wedding Gift Giving, a national opinion survey sponsored by Lenox China & Crystal.
Discover[R] Card Platinum - is a 2006 Holiday Shopping Credit Card of the Year winner for gift givers
The gift givers
distribute toys to thousands of San Fernando Valley children in the weeks leading up to Christmas.
By considering return policies while shopping, gift givers
can factor them into the purchasing decision and spare the gift recipient excessive fees or restrictive conditions.
Whether they are dignified or caricatures, all the gift givers
put a lot of thought into each gift.