Latest Christmas Spirit Stories

2009-09-28 15:50:00

Ready or not, U.S. retailers are pushing the Christmas shopping season earlier this year to make up for slow summer sales, a marketing expert said. Everyone's fighting for that Christmas dollar. The recession has only exacerbated the problem, Babson College marketing professor Michael Levy said. Sears started as early as July, making some display items, like artificial trees, available on layaway, The Boston Globe reported Monday. Two weeks ago, Rite Aid stores were stocked with Christmas...

Word of the Day
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.