Survey: Chocolate bunny is an Easter basket essential

Published on Saturday, March 31, 2018

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Survey: Chocolate bunny is an Easter basket essential
Nearly half of the country (49 percent) believes the classic chocolate bunny is an Easter basket essential and 73 percent of Americans aim to spend between $1 and $50 on Easter gifts, including the egg hunt, according to a survey.

Favorite Easter basket item: • Chocolate bunny (49%)

• Plastic eggs with candy (19%)

• Money (13%)

• Peeps (10%)

• Toys (9%)

Most popular Easter tradition: • Spending time with family (39%)

• Religious aspects (14%)

• Hunting for Easter eggs (13%)

• Dyeing Easter eggs (13%)

• Eating Easter candy (8%)

• Enjoying food (6%)

The survey found 63% of Americans will purchase Easter basket and egg hunt contents at Walmart, two in five (40%) at the local dollar store and 39% at Target.



In addition to the most popular places to purchase Easter items, 74% put money in their Easter eggs, including dollar bills and coins.


Top ways to fill an Easter basket without cracking your budget:

• Shop sales and deals (75%)

• Utilize coupons (52%)


The survey, by TopCashback.com, polled a cross section of 1,310 adults, aged 18 and over and asked about family traditions and spending habits for the popular spring holiday.



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