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Americans spent almost $40 billion - yes, billion - on drunk shopping last year

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

In the last year, Americans spent nearly $40 billion while drunk .
That's billion with a B.
A shocking amount of that went to food .
People also bought shoes and cigarettes.
Finder.com and Pureprofile found this information by surveying 2,100 adults in February.
Here's a number: In 2018, Americans spent $39.4 billion while drunk. As in billion with a B.
Finder.com and Pureprofile found this information by surveying 2,100 adults in February. And Americans - or at least the ones polled - tend to shop after consuming alcohol, apparently. Here's how it shakes out.
Most of that money was spent...
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Americans Spent Over $39 Billion While Drunk Shopping Last Year

Americans Spent Over $39 Billion While Drunk Shopping Last Year

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

We all make some bad decisions when we've had a few too many. And more and more frequently, it's costing us money.
A study by the personal finance website Finder.com says Americans spent $39.4 billion on spontaneous drunken purchases in the past year. That's a significant step up from the $30.4 billion the previous year.
According to the site, 26% of the people surveyed admitted to making a purchase while they're tipsy. If you extrapolate that to the nation's population, it works out to 53.4 million intoxicated shoppers spending an average drunken amount of $736.
Men are spending more than...
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Americans Spent Over $39 Billion While Drunk Shopping Last Year

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

We all make some bad decisions when we've had a few too many. And more and more frequently, it's costing us money.
A study by the personal finance website Finder.com says Americans spent $39.4 billion on spontaneous drunken purchases in the past year. That's a significant step up from the $30.4 billion the previous year.
According to the site, 26% of the people surveyed admitted to making a purchase while they're tipsy. If you extrapolate that to the nation's population, it works out to 53.4 million intoxicated shoppers spending an average drunken amount of $736.
Men are spending more than...
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