Friday, November 10, 2006

Wal-Mart wishes you a Merry Christmas

USATODAY.com: "Wal-Mart will put 'Christmas' back into the holidays this year, the retailer plans to announce Thursday.

A year after religious and other groups boycotted retailers, including Wal-Mart (WMT), for downplaying Christmas, the world's largest retail chain will have an in-your-face Christmas theme this year.

'We, quite frankly, have learned a lesson from last year,' says Wal-Mart spokeswoman Linda Blakley. 'We're not afraid to use the term 'Merry Christmas.' We'll use it early, and we'll use it often.'"

2 comments:

Andy Nagel said...

I love an "in-your-face" Christmas.

Joe Cross said...

Good stuff. I was one of the thousands who shopped elsewhere last year. Let's keep it up. Best Buy is on the bad list this year.

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