Posts Tagged ‘Holiday’

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Obama Urges Renewed ‘Sense of Common Purpose’ in Holiday Message

December 25, 2008

barack-obama.112.jpgReporting from Honolulu — President-elect Barack Obama used a holiday radio address released Wednesday to remember the nation’s troops serving overseas and citizens at home who are struggling amid a troubled economy.

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Holiday Sales Worst in 40 Years

December 25, 2008

The deals were there and, by most accounts, so were the shoppers. But at the close of the final holiday shopping weekend, consumers confessed they were still nervous about buying.

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Donating, Drinking, Depression and Devotion: Barna Surveys People’s Holiday Behaviors

December 16, 2008

The Christmas season is deeply embedded into the consciousness and lifestyles of Americans. It alters people’s schedules, spending patterns and family experience, but it may not have as dramatic an effect on lives in other dimensions as you might imagine.

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Americans Cutting Back on Holiday Gifts this Year

November 7, 2008

Shoppers are scrimping on holiday gifts, but not when it comes to their pets. Among those who plan to spend less on gifts this year, only 23 percent are doing so on their pets, according to a survey released Thursday by Consumer Reports.

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