Christmas spree keeps order books healthy
- Trading places. Opstrup, Claus // Cabinet Maker;12/18/98, Issue 5119, p17
Relates the authors' observations on Christmas furniture retailing at Lucas World of Furniture store in Aylesbury, England. Importance for retail representatives to have good literature at point of sale; Sales activities at Lucas World. INSET: LUCAS WORLD SAYS:.
- 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.