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Our next guest says -- -- shopping is lessening the significance of Black Friday deals joining us is quiet spot PayPal shopping specialist.
Welcome to the show and -- it must really feel like things have changed.
I mean I remember when I was a kid -- if you wanted to get the best deal.
From you wanna get some things that we're gonna be gone you had to go on Friday or the day after Christmas you know depending on whether you were cheap.
But now what it's really not necessarily any longer so are the number of people really going on Thursday and Friday diminishing.
You're right about that it's not necessary and -- -- silly about the numbers diminishing its.
Really consumer preference but why leave your family a lot of people feel like why am I gonna go to the -- to get these great deals in my really get a fine back into the deal cannot find the same deal online -- on mobile.
And it's really true that that's kind of the shift that we're seeing.
Is this huge growth in mobile shopping and something that we PayPal call -- commerce.
Which is don't leave your family on Thanksgiving Day to start go from table the tablet start your mobile shopping on your -- -- tablet.
You worked for PayPal.
But tell me the truth.
I mean is it are you gonna get a better deal -- -- they have cheap items to get you into Wal-Mart and alleviates the low price leader the -- you can't get anywhere else.
That drag -- into the store and then perhaps you get -- on everything else that's in -- I -- how does that really work -- retailers of course have their limited quantity items -- door buster items that you're taking a risk by going on Thanksgiving -- or even earlier early in the morning on Black Friday -- -- those particular items when you can truly find those same deals even now online and on mobile devices -- -- -- help you find a -- -- deals and those advertisements -- -- there -- now says 71% of shoppers believe they can find better or more deals online -- that's the opposite of what I was saying the majority of people think.
I mean I see it every day you -- -- you go to story you see something and then you could do such a wide search if your shopping online.
To really find -- as -- -- pops right even if you're in a story complied and out such as red laser and markets can't something and see if you're getting the best price.
But -- -- you know not you no longer really need to go into -- -- you can't really find those deals online and on your mobile devices so it needed Black Friday isn't so important any longer be what does that really chains sourcing the ships are really something more on the channel so whether you're shopping in store online or on a mobile device whether that's with PayPal or not.
You -- also is doing mobile deals only starting at 523 on Thanksgiving -- and that's because they did a survey finding that people are gonna be finished with that thing I think I feel -- at -- 28 -- 540 very -- by -- -- shopping they'll be setting -- mobile -- -- -- holiday we plan people feeling this year compared to -- mean we talked about at the beginning of the -- Richardson was saying you know there's a big percentage of people say they're gonna spend the last.
I don't know that really happens what's your take on on how people -- -- you also mentioned that we've seen some -- consumer sentiment and we have absolutely -- not but shopping -- people feel good and we're also seeing a lot of -- shopping -- checking to -- -- now spent an average -- -- 150 dollars on themselves this holiday -- -- in addition to -- total of 750 -- -- Cecil -- spending for the holiday so it makes -- -- letter you're -- others -- -- to yourself that's three get into -- you -- and I want to 1001 for yourself -- how we all.
Break our budgets -- thank you so much.
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