Santa in the summer? Retailers are pumping still more energy this year into trying to get
shoppers to loosen their purse strings early for Christmas with sparkly
ornaments, holiday music and special prices. In July. Target Corp. is entering the game for the first time, with a one-day
online sale starting Friday on 500 items from clothing to Blu-ray disc
players that’s modeled after sales typically held Thanksgiving weekend. And Sears and Toys R Us are dramatically promoting “Christmas in
July” online based on the success they saw in last year’s efforts/Associated Press. More here. (H/T: Liz via Facebook)
Question: Are you ready to begin Christmas shopping?