Drunk shopping could be a $45 billion industry

JESSICA BARON | March 28, 2019

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The latest survey on drunk shopping suggests that it’s a much more expensive habit than we had imagined.A 2018 survey of 1000 people showed that Americans who shop online under the influence spend over $40 each time they go on Amazon, with gin drinkers leading the pack at $82. Before that, we knew that even teens who engaged in alcohol abuse (abuse since they are technically underage) had a tendency to go online and spend money while buzzed.Now, a new and larger survey carried out by the website The Hustle on over 2000 American readers shows that those who drink and shop spend roughly $444 a year online, making drunk shopping a $45 BILLION dollar industry. And, as you might have guessed, Amazon is the biggest winner in all this.

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