12_20_22 Holiday Tipping and Best and Worst Gifts

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A survey of more than 6-thousand people from the U.S., the U.K., Spain and Germany finds that while opinions on what makes a bad present varies, there are some shared ideas about the worst holiday gifts. Topping the list is defective discount items, which was ranked as the worst holiday gift by more than a quarter of respondents (28%).

The “worst gift ideas” for the holidays, according to the poll:

  • Defective items bought at discount (28%)
  • Fruitcake (23%)
  • Weight loss items (21%)
  • Political gifts (20%)
  • Out-of-style clothing (16%)
  • Cheap chocolates (13%)
  • Christmas ties (13%)
  • Weight scale (12%)
  • Knockoff luxury items (10%)
  • Gym membership (10%)