8 things millennials wish you would just stop getting them for the holidays
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- For Black Friday and Cyber Monday season, millennials told Business Insider what they wish people would stop getting them for the holidays.
- The millennials BI spoke to indicated they prefer to pick out personal items, like fragrances and clothes, themselves. They also hate getting what they already have too much of: socks and mugs.
- They'd rather receive a nice kitchen appliance, tech gadget, or money.
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There are some things you should really stop getting millennials for the holidays.With Black Friday and Cyber Monday here, Business Insider surveyed millennials about their holiday wish list. We asked them what they don't want, and some common themes cropped up.Advertisement
You should probably stay out of their kitchen unless you're going all out, for one. Millennials said they're tired of getting cookbooks and mugs, but they would welcome a nice appliance like a NutriBullet, Kitchenaid Pro Mixer, or air fryer.
And please don't by them scented items or clothes, especially socks. Millennials have their own personal taste when it comes to clothing style and perfumes, thank you very much.Many millennials who answered the survey said they'd like a tech gadget, like Airpods, noise-canceling headphones, an Apple watch, or a desktop computer. Several also said they'd like money so they can pay their bills or debt.
Below, here's a look at what not to get the millennials in your life for the holidays this year.
Millennials don't want candy.
Don't give millennials gift cards.Advertisement
Millennials are fed up with cookbooks.
Millennials are over mugs.Advertisement
Stop getting millennials socks.
Millennials prefer to buy their own clothes.Advertisement
Let millennials select their own scents.
Don't decorate millennials homes' for them, especially for the holidays.Advertisement
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