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The 8 Most Faith-Compatible Places to Shop This Christmas

Faith Driven Consumer's Newly-Released 2013 Christmas Guide Empowers 46 Million Christian Shoppers to Match Their Wallets to Their Worldview

Contact: Kermit Rainman, Faith Driven Consumer, 919-645-0762, kermitr@faithdrivenconsumer.org

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 4, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ -- Faith Driven Consumer, a nonprofit organization connecting Christian consumers with faith-compatible companies, is releasing its 2013 Faith Driven Consumer Christmas Guide, empowering more than 46 million faith-driven consumers across the nation to match their wallets to their worldview. The guide enables Christians to shop with brands that are most compatible with their values, and ranks 43 major holiday retailers according to their sensitivity to the faith-driven worldview.

"Faith Driven Consumer's 2013 Christmas Guide is the single best resource for Christian consumers who care about spending their hard-earned dollars with companies that respect their beliefs and values," said Chris Stone, Founder of Faith Driven Consumer. "This rapidly emerging and economically powerful market segment of more than 46 million people are consumers who care deeply about whether the companies they actively shop with welcome their worldview."
 
With more than $602 billion in projected sales up for grabs this Christmas season, Christian consumers have an unparalleled opportunity to support companies that are friendly to their faith. Companies that are successful in attracting this market segment, representing 15 percent of the US population and spending more than $1.75 trillion annually, will garner untold billions in sales.

The 2013 Faith Driven Consumer Christmas Guide offers detailed reviews of 43 different companies, with DaySpring, Hobby Lobby, Bed Bath & Beyond, Belk, Foot Locker, Kohl's, Lowe's, and Michaels placing in the top eight. This easy-to-use, downloadable guide ranks companies according to their business practices based on a set of criteria developed by Faith Driven Consumer. Research shows that 81 percent of this 46 million market segment will switch brands when they discover that a retailer is incompatible with their worldview. It also finds that 64 percent of Faith Driven Consumers are currently looking for more faith-friendly shopping options.

Visit www.faithdrivenconsumer.com/resources for further details on the 2013 Faith Driven Consumer Christmas Guide and to learn more about Faith Driven Consumer.

About Faith Driven Consumer
Faith Driven Consumer is a movement connecting Christian consumers with companies that are relatively more compatible with a biblical worldview. By educating and engaging Christian consumers, Faith Driven Consumer provides an online community forum offering resources for making more faith-conscious decisions, encourages companies to meet the unique needs of Faith Driven Consumers, and offers a national voice for this rapidly emerging, economically powerful and Christ-centered consumer market segment. Visit
www.faithdrivenconsumer.com for more information.