We Spend More Than $300 a Month on Impulse Purchases

73% of people say that most of their purchases tend to be spontaneous.

If you’re a sucker for all of the products displayed near store registers…we’ve got a story for you. According to a new report, the average American spends $314 per month on impulse purchases. That’s up from $276 last year. This year, the number one impulse buy is some kind of clothing. Food and groceries is second, followed by household items. Another surprising fact…73% of people say that most of their purchases tend to be spontaneous.