24 Dec Hot Topics Recap: Holiday Showcase 2019
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BENTONVILLE, Ark. & LOS GATOS, Calif.–Walmart and Roku Launch New Atvio Roku TV Lineup in Mexico Source: Roku, Inc.
TAMPA, Fla.–Amscot Financial Contributes Mini-Grants to 25 Non-Profit Service Groups Source: Amscot Financial
WASHINGTON–GEICO’s Tips for Safe Holiday Entertaining Source: GEICO
SANTA ROSA, Calif.–Exchange Bank Donates $20,000 to the Redwood Empire Food Bank in Honor of Its Customers and Business Partners Source: Exchange Bank
TAMPA, Fla.–Amscot Helps a Single Mother of Two Take the Wheel for a Brighter Future Source: Amscot Financial
ST JULIAN’S, Malta–Intertops Poker: Swap the Dinner Table for the Poker Table This Christmas Source: Intertops Poker
CLEVELAND–Private Jet Travel Takes Off This Holiday Season Source: Flexjet
ST. JOHNS, Antigua–Christmas is About More Than Just Turkey at Juicy Stakes Casino Source: Juicy Stakes Casino
NEW YORK–Gray Television Prepares to Deliver Holiday Programming Nationwide on Syncbak’s SBTV OTT App Source: Syncbak
CHENGDU, China–Christmas Gift Hunting 2019: Digiarty Invites People to Win VideoProc Coupon Code and Google Home Max Source: Digiarty Software, Inc.
RESTON, Va.–SAIC Expanded Its Philanthropic Support for Military and Veteran Families In 2019 Source: Science Applications International Corp.
CHICAGO–Christmas Unplugged: Nearly 80 Percent of Parents Want to Ditch Their Devices to Spend More Time with Their Family This Holiday Season Source: Groupon
ST. LOUIS–Famous Footwear: Order Online, Pick Up In-Store on Christmas Eve Source: Caleres
WASHINGTON–2019 Historic Hotels of America Top 25 Most Magnificent Gingerbread Displays Announced Source: Historic Hotels of America
Have a Very Beary Christmas: Families To Craft 300 Teddy Bears at Create-A-Bear Holiday Workshop Source: Tracy Law Firm
ATLANTA–The Aliera Companies Honors Fallen Veterans Through Support of Wreaths Across America Source: The Aliera Companies
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.–HanesBrands Family Celebrating a Priceless Gift This Holiday Season Source: HanesBrands
EL PASO, Texas–Hunt Military Communities Support Wreaths Across America Source: Hunt Military Communities
IRVINE, Calif.–QuickBridge Partners with OC United and Veterans Outreach OC for Its Annual Holiday Giving Drive Source: QuickBridge
IRVINE, Calif.–Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services’ Order Management Platform, Shipwire, Reports Record Holiday Growth Source: Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services
SAN FRANCISCO–PG&E Urges Customers to Enjoy the Holidays With Safe, Efficient Lights Source: Pacific Gas and Electric Company
NEW HAVEN, Conn.–Mary Jane Minkin, MD Presents The Shopping List for Holiday Baby Making Source: Mary Jane Minkin, MD
EAST GREENWICH, R.I.–Corvias Holiday Events Benefit On-Base Residents & Local Communities Source: Corvias
SANTA CLARA, Calif.–Here Comes Santa Claus! Avaya Provides Innovative Technology to Track Santa’s Journey Around the World Source: Avaya Holdings Corp.
SEATTLE–Amazon Makes Returns Even Easier This Holiday with Free Returns on Millions of Items Source: Amazon.com, Inc.
ATLANTA–The Aliera Companies Holds Holiday Drive to Support Toys for Tots Source: The Aliera Companies
WASHINGTON–Nearly 148 Million Americans Plan to Shop Super Saturday Source: National Retail Federation
SAN FRANCISCO–Streamlabs Launches Fundraising Platform to Raise Millions for Charities Through Live Streaming Source: Streamlabs
MIAMI–Bacardi First to Launch Holiday eCommerce Ad Campaign with Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Source: Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits
OYSTER BAY, N.Y.–Connecting the Smart Home For the Holidays Source: ABI Research
UNTERHACHING, Germany–Vincotech Donates €12,000 to ‘Clean Water for Ghana’ Source: Vincotech
MINNEAPOLIS–Best Buy Shoppers Can Shop Online as Late as 5 P.M. Christmas Eve to Have Gifts Under the Tree That Night Source: Best Buy
ATHENS, Greece–Vendora: Second-hand Gifts Are the Trend of the 2019 Festive Season Source: Vendora
SEATTLE–Amazon Helps Keep the Holidays ‘Spoiler Free’ with Even More Options to Track and Receive Holiday Deliveries Source: Amazon.com, Inc.
NEW YORK–Wrap Up The Holidays With Last-Minute Gifts At Macy’s Source: Macy’s
NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland–Sensormatic Solutions Predicts Condensed Holiday Season Will Drive High Shopper Traffic on Super Saturday Source: Sensormatic Solutions
NEW YORK–Oh Fudge Yeah! MCR Nabs a “Major Award”: The Hilton Garden Inn Near A Christmas Story’s House Source: MCR
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.–BREAKING NEWS: KRISPY KREME® Confirms Gingerbread Doughnuts Are Santa’s New Sweet Treat of Choice Source: Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation
WASHINGTON–GEICO Says Keep the Holiday Rush out of Your Driving Source: GEICO
WASHINGTON–November Retail Sales Kick Off Holiday Season With 2.1 Percent Growth Over Last Year and More Spending to Come Source: National Retail Federation
AUSTIN, Texas–Convey’s New Product Discover Reveals Hidden Issues With 17% of Holiday Deliveries Source: Convey
LEHI, Utah-Inland Boat Club Supports Croft Marine’s Croft for Kids Christmas Charity Event Source: Inland Boat Club
PHILADELPHIA–Consumer Trends in Convenience: What Americans Are Getting Delivered in 2020 Source: goPuff
ORANGE, Calif.–Western Dental and SoCal Chapter of the NFL Alumni Association Team Up for a Winning Toys for Tots Drive Source: Western Dental & Orthodontics
MCLEAN, Va–Hilton Expands Food Donation Initiative to Nearly 300 Hotels in Time for the Holidays Source: Hilton
RADNOR, Pa.–Research Shows Only One in Three Americans Always Pays Their Credit Card Balance in Full as Holiday Shopping Hits Its Peak Source: Lincoln Financial Group
REDMOND, Wash.–Nintendo Download: Slay Creatures and Defy Your Teachers Source: Nintendo
LOS ANGELES–Newegg’s ‘Tech the Halls’ Gift Guide is Packed with Gift-giving Advice for Holiday Shoppers Source: Newegg
LOS ANGELES–Therapy Challenges can be Therapy Opportunities During the Holiday Season for Children with Autism, Says Alternative Behavior Strategies Source: Alternative Behavior Strategies
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.–Southeastern Grocers Celebrates Season of Giving with Holiday Hunger Relief Program Source: Southeastern Grocers, Inc.
SANTA MONICA, Calif.–Verishop to Bring Incubated Digital Brands to Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield’s Premier Shopping Destinations in the U.S. Source: Verishop
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.–BRANDSMART USA Counts Down to Christmas With Savings! Source: BRANDSMART USA
DALLAS–New Study from Naturally Slim Demonstrates Effectiveness of Ongoing Employer-Sponsored Weight Loss Programs Source: Naturally Slim
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.–Books-A-million Provides Inspiration With Top Holiday Gift Picks for Spiritual & Personal Growth Source: Books-A-Million
SALT LAKE CITY–Elmer Chocolate Selects ReposiTrak for Supplier Compliance Source: ReposiTrak, Inc.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.–U.S. Xpress Celebrates 10 Year Partnership with Wreaths Across America Source: U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc.
SEATTLE–Amazon Music Captures the Making of Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You” in New Mini-documentary Source: Amazon Music
NEW YORK–Voya Matching Purchases of Book Through Dec. 31 to Promote Kindness, Help End Bullying in Schools Source: Voya Financial, Inc.
TEMPE, Ariz.–Insight Takes Pediatric Patients from Around the Globe on Virtual Reality Sleigh Ride with Santa Source: Insight Enterprises Inc.
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.–Last-Minute Shoppers Rejoice — Kohl’s Stores Open for Around-The-Clock Shopping; Offers Free Pick Up on Kohls.com Orders Source: Kohl’s
SEATTLE–Amazon Prime Members Can Shop Millions of Items with Fast and Free Delivery Until Christmas Eve Source: Amazon.com, Inc.
BOSTON–Apple Watch Series 5 Deals & Sales (Dec 2019): Apple Watch Sales Listed by Retail Fuse Source: Retail Fuse
BOSTON–AirPods Pro Sale & Deals (Dec 2019): All The Best Apple AirPods Deals Rounded Up by Save Bubble Source: Save Bubble
SACRAMENTO, Calif.–The OTS Promotes Use of Designated Sober Drivers During Holiday Season Source: The California Office of Traffic Safety
SAN FRANCISCO–PG&E Urges Customers to Stay Safe as They Decorate Homes and Businesses This Holiday Season Source: Pacific Gas and Electric Company
SAN FRANCISCO & LOS ANGELES–J-Scent Invites Their Fragrance Evaluator from Japan to Tigerlily in San Francisco and Scent Bar in DT Los Angeles This Coming Weekend Source: LUZ Co., Ltd.
NEW YORK–Socialbakers’ Q3 Trends Report Reveals the Latest Social Media Insights and Data Source: Socialbakers
DALLAS–Omnitracs Continues its Decade of Support for Wreaths Across America with $25,000 Donation Source: Omnitracs, LLC
CHICAGO–Study Finds that Seamless Experiences, Trust and Privacy are More Important than Ever to Holiday Shoppers Source: Performics
REDMOND, Wash.–The Ring Fit Adventure Play Experience Kicks Off Across the U.S. This Month Source: Nintendo
TOKYO–Kirin to Release “Slow Drink(R)” Advertisements Promoting Responsible Drinking in Pursuit of Zero Harmful Drinking During the Holiday Season Source: Kirin Holdings Company, Limited
BOSTON–Surface Pro 7 Deals & Sales (December 2019): Top Microsoft Surface Pro 7 Deals Rated by Saver Trends Source: Saver Trends
BOSTON–Best Fitbit Versa 2 Sales & Deals (Christmas 2019): Versa 2, Lite & More Smartwatch Savings Compared by Consumer Articles Source: Consumer Articles
SEATTLE–Amazon Surprises Hundreds of Charities by Fulfilling Their AmazonSmile Charity Lists this Holiday Season Source: Amazon
BEAVERTON, Ore.–Comcast Unveils Three New Xfinity Stores in Two New Locations Plus One Remodel in December Source: Comcast Corporation
PHILADELPHIA & KENNESAW, Ga.–Pep Boys Kicks Off 12 Days of Deals Source: Pep Boys
BOSTON–iPhone 11 Pro Max Deals & Sales (Dec 2019): Top Sprint, Verizon, AT&T & More iPhone 11 Pro Max Sales Listed by Deal Stripe Source: Deal Stripe
MELBOURNE, Australia–Fair Go Casino player unwraps massive $90k Christmas win Source: Fair Go Casino
BOSTON–Canon T7i & T7 Deals & Sales (Christmas 2019): Best Canon EOS Rebel T7i & T7 DSLR Camera Deals Rated by Saver Trends Source: Saver Trends
BOSTON–Bose 700 Sale & Deals (December 2019): Top Bose 700 Noise Cancelling Headphones Sale Researched by Save Bubble Source: Save Bubble
BOSTON–Hoverboard Deals & Sales (December 2019): Best Deals on Hoverboards at Amazon & Walmart Shared by The Consumer Post Source: The Consumer Post
BOSTON–Beats Headphones Sale (December 2019): Best Wireless Beats On Sale Rated by Saver Trends Source: Saver Trends
BOSTON–Pixel 4 Deals & Sales December 2019: Best Google Pixel 4 Deals Reviewed by Consumer Articles Source: Consumer Articles
BOSTON–Apple Watch Series 3 Deals (Christmas 2019): Top Apple Watch 3 (38mm, 42mm) GPS + Cellular Savings Compared by Spending Lab Source: Spending Lab
OMAHA, Neb.–TD Ameritrade Investor Movement Index: IMX Reaches Highest Point in 2019 Amid Market Highs, Holiday Optimism Source: TD Ameritrade
LOS GATOS, Calif.–Roku Tops Off Year of Entertainment with Unlocked Premium Content for Second Annual Stream-a-thon Source: Roku, Inc.
NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland–Sensormatic Solutions Releases Its ShopperTrak 2019 Black Friday Weekend Shopper Traffic Recap Source: Sensormatic Solutions
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.–Legacybox Surpasses 750,000 Customers Source: Legacybox
BOSTON–Fossil Watches On Sale (Christmas 2019): Fossil Smartwatch Savings Compared by Deal Tomato Source: Deal Tomato
BOSTON–Roomba 960 Sales & Best Price (Christmas 2019): Top iRobot Roomba 960 & 900 Series Robot Vacuum Sales Rounded Up by Deal Tomato Source: Deal Tomato
BOSTON–Away Luggage Sales & Discounts (Dec 2019): Top Away Travel Luggage Sales Compared by Consumer Walk Source: Consumer Walk
BOSTON–Ancestry DNA Kit Sale & Deals (Christmas 2019): Best Ancestry DNA & 23andMe Deals Rated by The Consumer Post Source: The Consumer Post
BOSTON–Cricut Maker Sale (Dec 2019): Best Cricut Maker Machine & Explore Air 2 Bundle Sales Compared by Deal Stripe Source: Deal Stripe
BOSTON–GoPro HERO 8 Deals & Sales (December 2019): GoPro HERO 8, 7 & 6 Deals Rated by Deal Stripe Source: Deal Stripe
BOSTON–Vitamix Blender Sales & Deals for December 2019: Vitamix 5200, A3500 & 7500 Blender Deals Listed by Retail Egg Source: Retail Egg
BOSTON–All Cricut Sales & Deals (Dec 2019): List of Cricut Maker, Explore Air & More Cricut Machine Deals Released by Retail Egg Source: Retail Egg
BOSTON–The Best Luggage Sales & Deals (Dec 2019): Away Travel, Tumi, Samsonite & More Suitcase Sales Compared by Consumer Articles Source: Consumer Articles
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.–National Beverage Advocates the Gift of Hope for the Kids of St. Jude Source: National Beverage Corp.
CLEVELAND–Small Businesses Are Adding Staff, Showing Signs of Optimism Heading Into Holiday Shopping Season Source: CBIZ, Inc.
ALISO VIEJO, Calif.–PCMA to Sponsor the Southern California NFL Alumni Associations Monday Night Football Event Supporting Marines Toys For Tots Source: PCMA
CINCINNATI–Pantene Is “Going Home for the Holidays” to Inspire Acceptance and Celebrate the LGBTQ+ Community This Holiday Season Source: Procter & Gamble
MINNEAPOLIS–Cinnamon Toast Crunch & Milk Bar Collaboration Serves Up Epic Cinnamon-Sugar Mashups Source: General Mills
WASHINGTON–LEON Unveils New Holiday Menu for Its US Locations Source: LEON
WESTBOROUGH, Mass.–BJ’s Wholesale Club is Making Spirits Bright with the Hottest Holiday Gifts at an Unbeatable Value Source: BJ’s Wholesale Club
REDMOND, Wash.–Nintendo News: Nintendo Switch Online Continues to Expand in Value With More Classic Super NES and NES Games Source: Nintendo
BOSTON–Wayfair Reports 36% Increase in Direct Retail Sales for Peak Five-Day Holiday Shopping Weekend Source: Wayfair Inc.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.–Books-A-Million Picks the Season’s Most Perfect Presents in 2019 Holiday Gift Guide Source: Books-A-Million
REDMOND, Wash.–Nintendo Switch Achieves Its Best Week of Sales Ever in the U.S. Source: Nintendo
COLUMBUS, Ohio–Holiday Drivers Unable to Resist Shopping While Driving, Says New Root Report Source: Root Insurance
NEW YORK–Find The Perfect Holiday Gifts, At Every Price, At Macy’s Source: Macy’s
SALISBURY, N.C.–Food Lion Donates 279,000 Meals Through Inaugural Sack to Give Back Program Source: Food Lion
CHARLOTTE, N.C.–Four in Five U.S. Small Business Owners Anticipate Strong Finish to 2019 Source: Bank of America
CHICAGO–ComEd Ignites Holiday Spirit in Local Communities with ‘12 Days of Community Energy’ Source: ComEd
WASHINGTON–Thanksgiving Weekend Draws Nearly 190 Million Shoppers, Spending Up 16 Percent Source: National Retail Federation
NEW YORK–Macy’s Celebrates National Believe Day With Goal to Raise An Extra $1 Million for Make-A-Wish® Through Annual Letter Writing Campaign Source: Macy’s
NEW YORK–MEDIA ADVISORY: Managing Holiday Season Stress Source: Wellbridge/Northwell Health
BOCA RATON, Fla.–Research Data Suggests 84% of Customers Are Looking to Email Marketers For Their Holiday Discounts Source: SubjectLine.com
PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO–Kool-Aid Man and Lil Jon Are Back to Give You All You Want for Christmas Source: The Kraft Heinz Company
SAN FRANCISCO–Baby2Baby Ambassador Jessica Alba Raises Awareness for Janie and Jack’s Baby2Baby Holiday Donation Campaign Source: Janie and Jack
CALABASAS HILLS, Calif.–The Cheesecake Factory’s Peppermint Bark Cheesecake and Slice of Joy Gift Card Offer Are Back for the Holiday Season Source: The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated
DES MOINES, Iowa–Keeping Your Spending in Check: New Research From Principal Looks at How Americans Are Managing Their Money This Holiday Season Source: Principal Financial Group
LAS VEGAS–Rapaport Press Release: Diamond Market More Optimistic Source: Rapaport
SEATTLE–Amazon Customers Shop at Record Levels Again This Holiday Season – Cyber Monday 2019 Becomes the Single Biggest Shopping Day in the Company’s History Source: Amazon.com, Inc.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.–Hudson Unveils Its Best Books of 2019, The Perfect Companions For Life’s Next Adventure Source: Hudson Ltd.
CHARLOTTE, N.C.–cbdMD Reports Record Online Holiday Sales Source: cbdMD, Inc.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.–Shopping for Jewelry this Holiday? 5 Insider Tips from National Jewelry Buyers Source: National Jewelry Buyers
NEW YORK–Holiday Travel Deals 2019-2020: The Holiday Shopping Season Is Also the Travel Shopping Season With Travel Tuesday Offers, Deals, and Flash Sales Enticing Americans to Travel Abroad In 2020 Source: Travelex
PLANTATION, Fla.–Smile More This Holiday Season Source: DentalPlans.com
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.–Kohl’s to Gift More Than $3 Million in Grants to Nonprofits Across the Country This Holiday Source: Kohl’s
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