There's a lot of talk lately about "election stress." Even some friends have told me they can't sleep after watching the presidential debates. But is it having an impact on online sales?
Even if you aren't looking for news or opinions about presidential candidates, you can't avoid it even (or especially) on sites like Facebook and Twitter.
In one recent thread on an industry board, eBay sellers began by discussing a noticeable drop in sales, and inevitably some said they believed the election was having a negative impact on shopping.
While sellers are afraid there's a negative impact, some might think "shopping therapy" could actually ... Read More