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American Express – Americans expected to spending more and shop on mobile

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American Express reports 76% of Americans shopping on mobile devices, significantly up from 58% last holiday season, according to the American Express Spending & Saving Tracker. Across the board, gift cards remain the most popular gifts this year at 52% (versus 57% in 2015). More than 3 in 4 Americans (76%) are turning to their mobile devices for their holiday shopping, whether to browse, compare prices or view deals (vs. 58% in 2015). There has also been a significant increase (62%) in Americans planning to purchase and/or redeem e-gift cards on mobile devices this year (26% vs. 16% in 2015). Read more here.

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