‘Remainers’ And ‘Leavers’ Adopting Different Approaches To Spending, Study Finds
Consumers that voted ‘Remain’ in the UK’s Brexit referendum are likely to be more pessimistic about their spending habits than those that voted ‘Leave’, a new study has found.
With the Brexit impasse showing little sign of subsiding, the study by Retail Economics found that 30% of ‘remain’ voters claim Brexit is the greatest source of concern affecting their confidence to spend, compared to just 6% of ‘leave’ voters.
“Indeed, 86% of leavers suggested that Brexit was “not important at all” in their confidence to spend, more than twice the proportion of remainers (39%),” Richard Lim, chief executive of Retail Economics, reported.
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