17% of Americans Have “Drunk Shopped” in the Past Year

Have you ever hit up a store on the walk back from Happy Hour, and later blamed BOOZE for the purchase?  In a new poll, about 17% of Americans admit to having shopped while under the influence in the past year.  And on average, they spent $309.

The most common drunkenly-bought items are:  Shoes, clothes, accessories, and food, 47% have done that.  34% of drunk spenders open up their wallets for naughty things, like cigarettes, gambling, and more alcohol.

And further down the list, 16% of people have been tipsy when buying artwork, furniture, or even a VEHICLE.

Men were more likely to admit to shopping under the influence than women.  Women are more likely to buy shoes, but men are more likely to buy vehicles.