Christmas News

UPS Planning on Christmas Already

The Christmas fiasco created by UPS won’t be repeated if their new CEO is to be believed. CEO David Abney is expected to have some fresh ideas on how to handle the peak holiday season after leading the team that reviewed the company’s chaotic struggles during last season’s snow-ravaged holiday period. Late deliveries lopped off $50M from revenue and raised costs — giving investors the Christmas jitters and customers a …
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Search for Church Online Jumps at Christmas and Easter

While society openly debates the value of religion a new poll by Pew Research indicates that church still resides top of mind during the key holiday periods of Christmas and Easter. More Americans search for “church” around Easter than at any other time, with the Christmas season usually ranking second, according to Google Trends data between 2004 and 2013. Google’s Trends tool measures the popularity of a search term relative …
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Great Christmas Light Fight to Return

The battle for lights and frights is on! ABC has announced one series renewal and one new special from FremantleMedia North America. “The Great Christmas Light Fight” will be returning for a second installment this holiday season, but before stringing up the mistletoe, a one-part special, “The Great Halloween Fright Fight,” will debut this fall featuring families competing for the greatest of the ghoulish haunted Halloween displays! Commented Thom Beers, …
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Easter Bunny Surpasses Santa Claus

No, it’s not an April fool — it is a poll and Christmas fans everywhere are in mourning: it appears the Easter Bunny is more loveable than Santa Claus. In a new poll by market research firm ePollResearch.com the Easter Bunny marks the first time any holiday character has come close to overtaking the legendary man in red. 89 percent of respondents indicated they found the Easter Bunny appealing, compared …
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Chicago Tickets on Sale Now for Mathis and Steamroller

For some events associated with Christmas you have to act early — and fast. In Chicago at the Rosemont Theater two much anticipated concerts — Johnny Mathis on December 6th, and Mannheim Steamroller on December 20th — will see tickets go on sale this week. Grammy Award-winner Johnny Mathis sings his hits and holiday favorites at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6. Tickets are $65-$95. Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis …