The rich in the United States will spend less this Christmas


Despite chaos and inflation problems in the US supply chain, retailers and industry observers are predicting record sales this holiday season.

However, in a survey conducted by the trade news channel CNBC, the richest people in the country, ie 6 percent, said that they would not spend more on holidays this year. Do the same this year as you spent last year. A large portion of the country’s wealthy also said they would spend less than আ 2,500 this holiday season. Which is much less than in 2019.

Millionaires have shown themselves the way to reduce their spending this holiday season. Of the millionaires, 29 percent said they would spend between এক 1,000 and ৪ 2,499 this holiday season. Which is 26 percent more than last year, but 34 percent less than in 2019. The number of people who will spend থেকে 499 from zero or থেকে 500 to ৯ 999 is slightly lower than in 2020 but higher than in 2019.

Rich people have said they will spend more than ২৫ 25,000, up 4 percent from last year. But two percent more than in 2019. On the other hand, 6 percent of millionaires said they would spend the same as last year. Where 12 percent say they are spending less and 21 percent say they are spending more.

Twenty-seven percent of the rich say they will give out more gift cards this year due to shortages and disruptions in the supply chain. 33 percent said they are finishing shopping faster this year. Only 8 percent of those surveyed said they would give less this year because of inflation. 20 percent said they would increase the amount of donations to charities.

Rising inflation and supply crises have pushed up prices of almost all commodities in the United States, including commodities. As a result, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) has reached its highest level in 40 years.

According to the latest figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the consumer price index (CPI) in the United States rose 6.8 percent from January to November this year, the highest since June 1982.

US media outlet CNN is closing its offices for all non-essential or non-essential workers in the United States. CNN confirmed on Saturday that the move was prompted by a recent rise in corona infections in the United States.

The directive was issued on Saturday in an internal memo written to staff, according to a Reuters report.

CNN is part of AT&T Inc.’s (TN) Warner Media division. The memo said that the office will be closed for all employees who do not work in the office. It is mentioned that they do not have to come to the office as long as there is this ban.

“We’re taking this as a precautionary measure,” CNN President Jeff Zucker said in the memo. He also mentioned that this reduction in the number of people will protect those who will now work in the office.

He added that those who need to come to the office should wear full-time masks. CNN has also made some changes to their studios and control rooms to reduce the presence of people.

A report in the Wall Street Journal first reported that CNN was closing offices for its redundant staff. However, there is a possibility that CNN employees will be able to return to the office at any time in January. However, a source close to the matter could not be reached for comment.

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