Saturday, December 22, 2012
A look at the hot toys for tots this holiday season.
Every holiday season, the mailbox fills with the latest toy catalogs. Children peruse the pages as they scribble their lists, daydreaming about what they will find under the tree come Christmas morning. Parents pull out their pocketbooks, spending hard-earned cash as they anticipate the joy on those little faces. What will be the runaway favorites this year is always a guess, but here are some of the latest trends, mixed with tried-and-true perennial favorites. jChews Smartphone teether by Jellystone No tears for parents or babies. Babies love nothing more than to gum Mom and Dad’s cell phone, but now they’ll be too intrigued with their own smartphone to chew on. The Jellystone smartphone teether comes in seven funky colors and is BPA …
Monday, December 3, 2012
Nearly half of Americans are expected to spend some time holiday shopping online while at work before Christmas, according to a recent study.
Monday, December 3, 2012
If you shop online while you are at work this holiday season, you won't be alone. Nearly half of all Americans will spend some time shopping online while on the clock before Dec. 25, according to a recent study by CareerBuilder. Of more than 3,900 workers surveyed from coast to coast, 49 percent said they would browse the Internet to find holiday gifts while at work. The numbers are similar to the past two years, according to the study. In addition, women were found to be more likely to shop online while at work (43 percent) compared to men (36 percent). The survey was conducted between Aug. 13 and Sept. 6 by Harris Interactive for CareerBuilder, and also surveyed more than 2,400 employers. And office shopping will only increase as …
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
It's not even Halloween yet and some stores are already putting up Christmas decorations. Is it too soon to deck the halls or are you ready for the 2012 Holiday Season to begin?
It's an annual question for merchants and shoppers: How soon is too soon to deck the malls and shopping centers for the Christmas holiday season? Some stores have already begun the process. Christmas music, decorations and layaway ads can already been seen in the shopping aisle at local stores. Halloween decorations still dominate, but signs of Christmas are already creeping in. So what do you think? When is too early for the Christmas shopping season to begin? Do the decorations and Christmas ads entice you to buy early or make you grit your teeth and wish for more time before the holiday rush begins?