The Regifting State

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We needed a bit of silly news to lighten the mood today and this press release from Fairleigh Dickinson University will do nicely.

A professor of marketing at FDU’s Silberman College of Business conducted a survey and found that 38% of New Jerseyans admit to giving gifts that they have received to someone else. But as you might have expected, 72% say they only regift occasionally.

Who gets the pass-alongs? This was a surprise: It’s mostly relatives.

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Virginia Citrano
Virginia Citranohttps://myveronanj.com
Virginia Citrano grew up in Verona. She moved away to write and edit for The Wall Street Journal’s European edition, Institutional Investor, Crain’s New York Business and Forbes.com. Since returning to Verona, she has volunteered for school, civic and religious groups, served nine years on the Verona Environmental Commission and is now part of Sustainable Verona. She co-founded MyVeronaNJ in 2009. You can reach Virginia at [email protected].

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