Oh come all ye faithful shoppers: COVID causes Aussies to change buying habits this Christmas

Monash University
  • Australians are expected to spend less on their family and friends
    this Christmas as the economic constraints of COVID-19 restrict household
  • Most shoppers will continue to visit physical stores for their
    Christmas shopping, but more than 40% of Victorians say they will use this
    channel less than in 2019.
  • One-fifth of Australians, and more than a quarter of Victorians,
    will shop more online this Christmas compared to last year.
  • /Public Release.