- Christmas spree keeps order books healthy. // Cabinet Maker;11/22/2002, Issue 5314, p1
Reports on the business performance of several furniture companies during the Christmas season. Increase of the sales of various firms; Selection of different styles of bedroom cabinets and upholstery; Factors influencing the people to purchase more furniture.
- How to handle the holidays...and even enjoy them! Lassen, S.L. // Single Parent;Nov/Dec89, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p14
Presents ways for a single parent to make it through this season a little easier if they are short of money. Ways to save money.
- Retailers gird for a Christmas of sad tidings. Gault, Ylonda // Crain's New York Business;10/16/95, Vol. 11 Issue 42, p1
Forecasts Christmas sales in New York City for 1995. Decline in sales due to factors including warm fall weather and a long-term change in consumer buying habits; Statistics for Christmas 1994 retail sales; Positive outlook for technology and office products such as personal computers and other...
- Spending more or less on holiday gifts this year? Dolliver, Mark // Adweek Western Edition;11/25/96, Vol. 46 Issue 48, p20
Highlights the survey conducted for `Adweek,' on whether Americans plan to spend more on presents for the 1996 Christmas season as compared to that of 1995. Percentage of men respondents who expect to spend more; Percentage of women respondents who expect to spend more; Breakdown of the data by...
- A nightmare before Christmas. McBride, Caryn A. // Westchester County Business Journal;12/26/94, Vol. 33 Issue 52, p7
Opinion. Comments on the commercialism of Christmas. Competition among retail businesses; Marketing campaigns; Effects of inflation; Customer service issues.
- Retailers say Santa Claus comes earlier every year. Slaton, James // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);10/07/96, Vol. 17 Issue 14, p18
Reports on effects of retailers stocking up on Christmas goods, in comparison to earlier years. Comments from Roy Pandit, president of Mina's Hallmark; Information on stores which are displaying Christmas merchandise.
- Year squeezed for Christmas. Walsh, Kerry-Anne // Bulletin with Newsweek;12/20/94, Vol. 116 Issue 5951, p40
Discusses the inconvenience and confusion created by the use of Christmas themes in marketing by Australian retailers. Consumerism instilled on children; Exploitation of Christmas; Expenses prevalent during Christmas season.
- 'Tis the season to profit. Pisik, Betsy // World & I;Dec95, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p66
Makes various observations about America's Christmas retail season. Dependence of department stores and discount chains on a big Christmas season; Items that sell well during Christmas; Tieup between Christmas spending and the American economy.
- Tidings of comfort and jobs. Dam, Julie K.L.; Lai, Sinting // Time International (South Pacific Edition);12/12/94, Issue 50, p21
Reports on the unemployment status of the United States population in the wake of the 1994 Christmas season. Drop in unemployment rate; Effect of new jobs on the Conference Board's index of consumer confidence; Growth of American's personal income.