Topic: Holiday shopping

When It Comes To Christmas Present Shopping I Plan Way Ahead And Still Panic At The Last Minute

When It Comes To Christmas Present Shopping I Plan Way Ahead And Still Panic At The Last Minute

But then something happens to me around December 15. I think, “there’s less than two weeks until Christmas Day! Do I have enough presents?” The anxiety grows as the day comes closer. I imagine them tearing through their few gifts and sitting there looking dejected on Christmas morning. By December 23 I’m sure I have ENOUGH presents, but are they the right presents? More »

Walmart Wants You To Ditch Your Thanksgiving Meal And Give Them Your Money

Walmart Wants You To Ditch Your Thanksgiving Meal And Give Them Your Money

Why are retailers finding it necessary to start these sales on the holiday? I’m confused. What difference does it make to them whether the sale starts 10 hours earlier or not? I guess we can start a new tradition. Instead of sitting around thinking about all of the things we are thankful for, we can run out and consume more and more because we can never get enough cheap flat screens and iPad minis. Yuck. More »