Fireworks aren’t the only way to light up the sky on July 4th.
Fireworks Three-quarters of those planning U.S. Independence Day celebrations on July 4 are looking for ways to save money, dampening expectations for strong holiday seafood sales.
Festivities across the country will include food, with 83 percent of celebrants planning to shop for the holidays, but 17 percent of that group expect inflation to have a significant impact on their purchases. According to an April 2023 survey of 2,600 US citizens, an additional 23 percent said it would have a moderate impact and 34 percent said it would have a slight impact. Consumers were catered by data and tech firm Numerator.
87 percent of US consumers plan to celebrate
This year’s Independence Day — up from 84 percent in 2022 — 58 percent said they planned to be grilling or barbecuing and 46 percent said they were hosting or attending a party.