The survey by Deloitte found people will spend more on 'non-gift' items, like parties and holiday decorations, than on buying presents. Spending on non-gift items increased 22 percent this year compared to last. On average, that equals about $600.
Twin Cities shoppers to trim holiday budgets, spend more on gifts
Deloitte's 27th annual holiday survey shows shoppers in the Twin Cities plan to spend roughly $430 on gifts this year, but cut their overall holiday budgets.