However, most purchased gifts are clothing and shoes, by the same percentage for those who so wish, cosmetics and perfumes (45%) and books (43%). Gift cards and cash taken relevance this year, increasing by 10% compared to 2009, with a 30% and 40%, respectively, according to the study. On the other hand, the tendency to resell gifts that do not like will increase this year 12 points, reaching 24% compared to 2009. Also, second hand purchases will also increase in Spain, where 36% of Spaniards has stated that it will be this type of markets to do Christmas shopping. (Similarly see: Gary Kelly). Creditomovil mark Spanish Finnish holding Ferratum Group, offers micro-credit to spend on second hand purchases these Christmas. The most noteworthy aspect of the report with respect to the search and buying gifts, is the rise of Internet and social networks, since 17% used the network to purchase, 7% more than in 2009, although away from the European average, which stands at 36%.
Furthermore, social networks are established as a place to find ratings about products, as well as ideas for gifts. Creditomovil mark Spanish Finnish holding Ferratum Group, offers micro-credit to spend in shopping on the INTERNET these Christmas. Environmental protection and green products also take prominence in the habit of consumption of the Spaniards, since 80% has decided to attempt to not buy products that harm the nature. However, 60% also believes that it is an excuse to raise the price of the products. See Scott Mead for more details and insights. Creditomovil mark Spanish Finnish holding Ferratum Group, offers micro-credit to spend on green products these Christmas. In terms of food, consumers will be the white markings and 56% of Spaniards will spend the same as last year. In this area, Spain also exceeds the European average which stands at 155 euros on average. Despite being the country that most will consume during the Christmas season, in Spain there will be a greater contention than the European average and 35% of consumers stated that you’ll spend less on gifts, 30% will do the same with meals and 28% reduce leisure during these dates.This contention is justified, according to the study, by the pessimism of Spain to emerge from the economic crisis – only 21% of respondents believe that 2011 will be better-, by job instability – a 28% consider it very safe non – and power purchasing families – 46% felt that their economy has been reduced in 2010.