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Thanksgiving or Thanksgiving Day is an annual tradition in the United States. It is observed on 4th Thursday of November.

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Brit footballer David Beckham is set to spend his Thanksgiving holiday at an American army base in Germany in a bid to boost soldiers' morale.

Thanksgiving in News

NEXT's Charitable Efforts Fight Domestic Hunger
HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - December 23, 2015) - NEXT Financial Group Inc.'s (NEXT) latest philanthropic cookbook project helped provide delicious meals to the tables of many homes across the country this holiday season, including those who are less fortunate.

OLUWA TONI Releases 'Music Video' for Debut Single, 'Fly to L.A.'
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 09, 2015) - OLUWA TONI's debut single, 'FLY TO L.A.' (raw version) was released on July 1st, 2015. The song is now available on iTunes, TIDAL, Spotify, and other digital platforms. The New Music Video with an 'ultimate version' is now available on YouTube -- with a really catchy rhythm and funny ending

B&H Photo Launches Niche Holiday Campaign
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 04, 2015) - B&H Photo launches "DealDays," beginning a series of hyper-focused post-Black Friday sales that target a different product category or brand each day

SENS Research Foundation Raises Over $27,000 on #GivingTuesday
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - December 03, 2015) - The SENS Research Foundation (SRF), a non-profit organization focused on transforming the way the world researches and treats age-related disease, received $27,317 on December 1, #GivingTuesday -- more than double what the foundation raised on #GivingTuesday 2014

Top 10 Holiday Gifts for 2015 Presented by Beauty Research
Retail industry experts predict that the average American will spend roughly $800 on holiday gifts in 2015 and that nearly half of all Americans will purchase holiday gifts from online stores. Gifts that allow people to take care of their teeth, hair and skin are great options for the holiday season and available in a wide range of prices. The latest article by BeautyResearch

MOD Pizza Earns Ranking as 7th Best Workplace in Retail by Fortune
MOD Pizza, the pioneer of fast casual pizza, today announced it has ranked number seven on Great Place to Work® and Fortune's annual '20 Best Workplaces in Retail' list. Chosen after surveying more than 45,000 employees in the retail sector, the honor recognizes retail companies that have exceptional workplace cultures.

Hollywood Production Center: Being There With and for Each Other This Holiday Season
The Hollywood Production Center is always festive during the holidays and loves to host social gatherings for its beloved tenants. Next on the calendar is the ever-popular, annual Tenant Brunch. On December 11, from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at the W. Lexington Drive location in Glendale, the center will be serving up fine coffee, delicious food, and mood-setting music

JetBlue's Seventh Annual "Swing For Good" Charitable Fundraising Campaign Raises $750,000 for Youth-Focused Charitable Partners -- DoSomething.Org, Together We Rise and the JetBlue Foundation
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 01, 2015) - JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU), New York's Hometown Airline, today announced the results of its seventh annual Swing for Good charitable fundraising campaign

In-Store Retail Sales Decline on Black Friday Weekend
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - December 01, 2015) - ShopperTrak, the leading global provider of consumer behavior insights and location-based analytics, today released its updated sales estimate for brick-and-mortar retail on Black Friday weekend, including Nov. 26 - Nov. 29. The four dates accumulated a projected $20.43 billion in total sales, which is an estimated 10

MarketLive Retail Data Shows Stellar 'Cyber-Week' Results; Online Consumers Spend Early and Spend Big
Even before Cyber Monday results are tallied, sales for 'Cyber-Week' look promising for select retailers. While the retail industry overall reports from comScore, ShopperTrak and National Retail Federation report tepid holiday sales results so far, MarketLive is reporting across-the-board double-digit increases in online traffic, conversion and revenues within its customer base.

Urban Airship Study of Retailers' Apps Shows Mobile's Growing Influence on Holiday Shopping
PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - December 01, 2015) - As holiday shopping results are tallied from the Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday time period, many are finding it was a banner year for mobile with more people shopping online than in stores and mobile traffic exceeding desktop traffic for the first time on Black Friday

Online Shopping Beats Traditional Brick-and-Mortar Retail on Black Friday Weekend
SANTA BARBARA, CA--(Marketwired - December 01, 2015) - CloudCommerce, Inc. (OTCQB: CLWD), a global provider of cloud-driven e-commerce and mobile commerce solutions, today commented about a recently released industry survey reporting that for the first time ever, more Americans shopped online than at brick-and-mortar stores over Black Friday weekend.

Lineup Announced for Bedstock(TM): an 'in-BED' Music Festival Supporting MyMusicRX(R) and the Children's Cancer Association
PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - November 30, 2015) - Tomorrow, on Tuesday December 1, artists The Decemberists, X Ambassadors, and BØRNS will join a stellar, cross-genre lineup of 30+ bands performing from their beds as a show of solidarity with thousands of sick kids who will spend the holiday season in hospital beds

ContentChecked's Debut Provides Healthy, Tasty Holiday Eating Tips
ContentChecked Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: CNCK), the developer of a family of health apps for people with dietary restrictions and/or food preferences, is also growing its reputation as a knowledgeable and sought-after source of nutritional information

Retail Sales Shift From Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - November 28, 2015) - ShopperTrak, the leading global provider of consumer behavior insights and location-based analytics, today released its preliminary sales estimate for brick-and-mortar retail on Thanksgiving Day (11/26/15) and Black Friday (11/27/15). The two dates accumulated a projected $12

5 Tips for Surviving Black Friday Shopping Presented by Beauty Research
Recent surveys found that 1 out of every 3 Americans plans to shop on Black Friday, the Friday after Thanksgiving. To attract crowds, nearly all brick and mortar retailers will offer some type of sales event that day, giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase holiday gifts and items for themselves at discounted prices

Condor Airlines Adds to the Shopping Fun and Turns Black Friday Into Sunny Friday
With retail stores pummeling their customers by offering deals during inconvenient late night or early morning hours -- disrupting precious time with the family on Thanksgiving -- Condor Airlines decided to turn the Black Friday mayhem into a pleasurable Sunny Friday. There is no need this year to wait in line, on a dark and cold winter night to find some great deals

Mortgage Rates Ease
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate declining slightly leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday

Cleveland Airport Hotel's AMP 150 Welcomes Two New Chefs in Time for Thanksgiving Feast
Let the team at AMP 150, featuring two new chefs, orchestrate your Thanksgiving feast this year. Specializing in locally sourced cuisine, Cleveland area AMP 150 will be hosting a Thanksgiving Day lunch buffet, including traditional favorites prepared with the fresh innovation the restaurant is known for.

ZTE USA and the Houston Rockets Complete Third Annual Season of Giving
Business Wire IndiaZTE USA, the fourth largest smartphone supplier in the U.S. and second largest in the no-contract market*, and the Houston Rockets concluded their third annual Season of Giving by wrapping up the third of three events in the Houston area

Barona Resort & Casino Gives Players 7X Points on Black Friday
Skip the crowds at the shopping malls this Black Friday and have more fun with your cash at Barona Resort & Casino! All Club Barona members will earn 7X points on Friday, November 28 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. while playing San Diego's loosest slots.

November App Download Volumes Smash Previous Records, Finds Fiksu
App download volumes soared to new heights in November, according to the new indexes published today by Fiksu, Inc. (, developer of award-winning mobile marketing technologies. The Fiksu App Store Competitive Index, which tracks the average aggregate daily download volume of the top 200 free iOS apps, surged to 8

Oswalt Law Group Offers Advice for Holiday Driving Safety
The Oswalt Law Group has been representing those charged with DUI and other crimes in the Phoenix area for many years. Now, this team of attorneys offers some advice about staying safe on the roads during the holidays.

Americans Plan to Spend Average of $1,128 During the Holiday Season-BMO Harris Bank
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Amerio Law Firm in Sacramento Discusses Holiday DUIs
The holidays are a time of parties and family gatherings, but they are also traditionally a time when DUI numbers spike. According to the California Department of Motor Vehicles, about 172,000 people are arrested every year in California for drunk driving. A significant number of these arrests occur during holiday times, particularly the period between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day.

STWA Issues Letter to Shareholders
SANTA BARBARA, CA--(Marketwired - December 10, 2014) - Save The World Air, Inc. (d\b\a STWA) (OTCQX: ZERO), a developer of integrated solutions for the energy industry, has provided a business update to shareholders via e-mail. The content of the message is as follows:

November Sales Increase Despite Thanksgiving Weekend Decline
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - December 09, 2014) - Early promotions in November proved beneficial as preliminary sales numbers show an encouraging gain for the holiday season. ShopperTrak data suggests a 5.4% increase in sales last month as compared to the same period in 2013

Black Friday Turns Gray This November According to Newest U.S. Retail Benchmarks Report From Euclid
Euclid, the leader of in-store retail analytics, today releases its monthly retail benchmarks report to analyze shopper activity and behavior during the month of November. This month's report measured data from tens of millions of domestic shopping sessions to reveal that shopping activity increased slightly from October, but slumped compared to November last year

Mobile Growth Surpasses Desktop This Black Friday and Cyber Monday
SAN FRANCISCO,CA--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - This Black Friday marked a tipping point in which many retailers for the first time saw more traffic from customers on mobile devices than on laptop or desktop computers. As sales in brick and mortar stores slumped, online traffic and revenue grew, with the growth of mobile eclipsing that of desktop.

Mobile Devices Are Re-Defining Cyber Monday Retailing, Says MarketLive
MarketLive, the leading Total Commerce platform for high-growth retailers, today released a new set of retail sales statistics that track shopper traffic and sales revenues coming from mobile devices. The data shows retail sales revenues from smartphones and tablets increased an average of 141 percent during the weekend following Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday.

Boutique Hotel in Midtown Manhattan Invites Visitors to Do a Little Window Shopping
At the Renaissance New York Hotel 57, high design is found in every birch panel, velvet drape and burnished bronze accent. And now, fortunately for guests, that same artistic sensibility inspires a traditional seasonal activity: holiday window shopping along 5th Avenue.

GPS Insight Helps St. Vincent De Paul Get Over 24,000 Turkeys Donated on Turkey Tuesday
SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - December 02, 2014) - GPS Insight, the leading technology provider of GPS fleet tracking software, sponsored 12 News and St. Vincent De Paul's Turkey Tuesday, the largest single day turkey drive in the United States. The event took place last Tuesday, November 25th 2014.

MarketLive's Thanksgiving Week Retail Analysis: Merchants' Strong Performance Throughout Weekend Outperforms Industry
MarketLive, the leading Total Commerce platform for high-growth merchants, today released retail performance statistics for its platform customers during the four-day shopping weekend starting at Thanksgiving

U.S. Airports to Sport Thanksgiving Travel Crowds All Year Long: New Report
Travel in the future will likely look like Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday travel chaos, but not just on holidays. A report put out last week by the U.S

Koss Corporation Partners With Music & Memory to Provide iPods and Headphones to Alzheimer Patients During #GivingTuesday
Koss® Corporation (NASDAQ: KOSS), the U.S. based high-fidelity Stereophone manufacturer and inventor of the world's first SP3 Stereophone in 1958, announced a #GivingTuesday fundraising partnership with MUSIC & MEMORY.

The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte to Unveil Ultimate Holiday Viewing Experience, Including 17-Foot Tree Made of Recycled Bottles and an Edible Tree Crafted With 8,000 Hand-Made French Macarons
The ultimate holiday viewing experience will come to life at The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte this year, as a brilliantly colorful winter wonderland is set occupy the entire Lobby level of the luxury Charlotte hotel beginning Thanksgiving Day.

JetBlue and Deliver Happiest Travel Day to Customers at JFK International Airport
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - November 26, 2014) - The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is notorious for being one of the busiest travel days of the year. This year, JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) and are ensuring this busiest travel day is also the happiest

Michigan Retailers Association: Green Flag Is out for Holiday Shopping
Conditions are good for the official start of the holiday shopping season (regardless of whether it begins on Thanksgiving or the day after): brisk weather, lower gasoline prices, reduced unemployment and optimistic retailers offering big bargains.

Frank Ancona Honda Celebrates #GivingTuesday by Supporting Two Kansas City Charities
Frank Ancona Honda is thrilled to announce its support for two Kansas City charities for #GivingTuesday: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City and Coats For Kids. The dealership made a financial contribution to Ronald McDonald House and is also providing funding for a mobile fundraiser site. Frank Ancona Honda is also a drop-off location for the fourth year for Coats For Kids.

Polished Diamond Suppliers Reduce Prices in November RapNet Diamond Index (RAPI™) for 1ct. -1.7%
Polished diamond prices fell again in November as suppliers lowered prices in an effort to raise cash flow. Tight liquidity remains the biggest challenge facing diamond dealers and manufacturers. Demand is selective with low trading levels, while the focus of the industry has shifted to consumer demand during the retail shopping season

Southern California Telephone & Energy (SCT&E) Gives Back
"Giving back" during Thanksgiving and the upcoming holiday season, Southern California Telephone & Energy (SCT&E) wants those who are struggling to have a great meal with their loved ones. The company donates turkeys and canned goods annually to those who need it the most

Dr. Alberico Sessa Offers Innovative Pumpkin Facials
Another Thanksgiving feast is over and after the guilty pleasure of indulging in a feast of succulent turkey, creamy mashed potatoes, tasty cranberry sauce and silky smooth pumpkin pie, it is time to clear the table and get rid of those jack-o'-lanterns and decorative squashes and pumpkins on the front porch and to get ready for the glamorous, glittery and elegant holiday season

New Packaging From Sugar House Pie Manufacturers Entices Customers to Stop Their Shopping Carts
Sugar House Pies have been hard at work this season, increasing production to meet holiday demand. They've introduced a wide selection of new holiday flavors, including their Caramel Apple. Regular consumers of the company will also find that their pastries are encased in new packaging

Downtown Delray Beach Welcomes Back New Year's Weekend Craft Festival
WHAT: 7th Annual Downtown Delray Beach New Year's Weekend Craft Festival WHEN: December 28 - 29, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm WHERE: Intersection of Atlantic Avenue and 4th Avenue in Downtown Delray Beach (north and south of Atlantic Avenue, spanning 1/2 mile of NE & SE 4th Avenues) Navigational Address: 330 E

Military Families Attend Thanksgiving Event
Lincoln Military Housing, an organization that is committed to the housing needs of those who serve our nation, sponsored a memorable and thoughtful Thanksgiving celebration for several military families in the San Diego area

iCan Benefit Group Holds Toy Drive for Jr. League of Boca Raton
In November, America's premier health insurance agency iCan Benefit Group hosted a Thanksgiving food drive for Boca Helping Hands, wherein they donated 356lbs. of food for those in need

This Holiday Season Give the Gift That Lasts a Lifetime
It's officially gift-giving season, and with one less weekend between Thanksgiving and Christmas, ScholarShare, California's 529 college savings plan, reminds parents, grandparents and family members to give the gift of a college education to a loved one.

Brookline Hotel Staff Helps Families in Need
This holiday season, staff at the Courtyard Boston Brookline, a hotel near Longwood Medical Center in Brookline, Massachusetts, is donating their time and energy to help families in need.

BMO Harris Bank Study: Young Families in Illinois Optimistic About Paying Off Holiday Debt

BMO Harris Bank Study: Half of Indiana Families Willing to Spend Beyond Holiday Budget
Three quarters of Hoosier families have holiday budget, but more than half will spend beyond it BMO Harris Bank offers tips for keeping spending and debt in check A new survey released today by BMO Harris Bank shows that while 76 percent of parents in Indiana with young children have a holiday spending budget, 53 percent expect to exceed it

BMO Economics: November Retail Sales Bring Holiday Cheer
U.S. retail sales rose for the eighth straight month in November, increasing 0.7 percent and coming in slightly above expectations. Data for October was also revised upward to 0.6 percent from the previously stated 0.4 percent gain.

Holiday Promotions Bring Shoppers Out in Droves
Euclid, the leader of in-store retail analytics, measured data on nearly 25 million domestic shopping sessions during November, revealing that shopper traffic and window conversion improved significantly as heavy promotions brought shoppers back out to the mall

Vu Digital Debuts Vu Profiling for E-Retailers
Vu Digital today introduced Vu Profiling, a unique engine that enables e-retailers to drive sizable revenue gains based on precise knowledge of customers' demonstrated interests, needs and purchasing preferences -- without "cookies."

Giving During the Holidays Really Is Best Present of All
SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - December 09, 2013) - The following is the opinion of Gregg Murset, CEO/Founder of According to the 2010 U.S. Census the average household consists of 2.58 people. In our family we have eight, so I guess we are not quite what you would call "average."

US Retailers Fail to Capitalize on Cyber Monday Profits
Cyber Monday, the busiest annual online shopping day of the year, made history with customers spending a record breaking $2 billion, but many retailers failed to capitalize on potential profits as they struggled to cope with the pressure of increased website traffic driven by seasonal promotions. That's according to live website performance data from Borland, a Micro Focus company.

The Holidays Are the Best Time to Stage an Addiction Intervention
'Tis the season to be jolly, but for many, the holidays are a time of stress and despair, or at the very least, dangerous overindulgence. Drug and alcohol abuse are expected to spike during the holidays, due to seasonal parties, holiday-related disruption, stress and even symptoms of seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

ShopStyle Identifies Key Online Shopping Trends and Most Popular Fashion Items From Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday
With data from Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, POPSUGAR's ShopStyle identified some of this holiday season's key online shopping trends and the most popular women's fashion items.

WhitePages Finds Searches for Dating Services and Pets Peak at Year's End
Just in time for the holidays, WhitePages, the leading provider of contact information for people and businesses in the U.S., today released data showcasing Americans' habits during the busy holiday season

MarketLive Holiday Shopping Index Highlights 50% Revenue Growth From Thanksgiving Through Cyber Monday
MarketLive, the leading Total Commerce platform for high-growth merchants, today revealed early holiday retail performance across its customer base. MarketLive's customers soundly beat industry records for the five day period from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday.

ShopHQ Celebrates Its Best Thanksgiving Weekend Event in Six Years
ValueVision Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVTV), the multichannel electronic retailer that operates ShopHQ (, a watch and shop anytime, anywhere community-driven shopping experience via TV, phone, Internet and mobile, announced today its best Thanksgiving weekend sales event in six years.

Michigan Retailers Association: Early Season Holiday Shopping Proved Strong
While the results of the 2012 holiday shopping season in Michigan aren't yet known, sales remained solid through November, according to the Michigan Retail Index, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Hydroxycut Offers Tips for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain
During the year, families often gather to celebrate multiple holidays. Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year's Eve are several of the occasions on which families share large meals and indulge in their favorite comfort foods

Martini Media Affluent Online Shopper Index(TM) Powered by comScore Finds Affluent Shoppers 40 Percent More Likely to Make a Purchase on Luxury Retail Sites; Spend 80 Percent More on Average
Martini Media, the digital media and content platform for engaging the audience with the most money and influence online, and comScore, a global leader in measuring the digital world, today announced the results of the latest wave of the Martini Media Affluent Online Shopper Index™ Powered by comScore.

BoyarMiller Forum Panelists Forecast Continued Prosperity for Houston Residential, Retail, Office and Industrial Sectors in 2013
With a robust economy and one of the nation's top job markets, Houston is the place to be, according to a panel of local real estate leaders

Mercent/Google Recorded Webinar Presentation on eCommerce Growth Drivers for the 'Big Five' Retail Holiday Selling Days Available
Mercent™, a leading technology company that enables retailers to profitably reach and convert more shoppers online, announced today it has posted the audio and presentation slides from the final webinar in its 2012 Mercent Retail™ Webinar Series titled "eCommerce Growth Drivers for the 'Big Five' Retail Holiday Selling Days."

Player Hits $115,704 Jackpot on Wheel of Fortune(R) Progressive Slot Machine at Barona Resort & Casino
Umberto R. won big at Barona Resort & Casino early Sunday morning when he hit a $115,704 jackpot playing a Wheel of Fortune® progressive slot machine. This was the second six-figure jackpot to strike at San Diego's best casino during the holiday season. A San Diego man hit a $438,894 jackpot Thanksgiving weekend.

Chamber of Commerce Asks People to Show Their Love for Hoboken by Keeping It Local This Holiday Season
The Hoboken Chamber of Commerce today unveiled a new campaign designed to encourage people to shop, dine and play in the mile-square town this holiday season. With a tagline that says, "Heart Hoboken? Let's Keep the Charm," the campaign includes advertisements, street signage, social media, video documentaries of local business owners and public relations

eCommerce Growth Drivers for the 'Big Five' Retail Holiday Selling Days; Mercent Hosts Live Webinar With Google Thursday, December 6, 2012
Mercent™, a leading technology company that enables retailers to profitably reach and convert more shoppers online, announced today the final webinar in its 2012 Mercent Retail™ Webinar Series titled "eCommerce Growth Drivers for the 'Big Five' Retail Holiday Selling Days."

Christmas Comes Early for MarketLive Retailers With Biggest Thanksgiving Weekend on Record
MarketLive, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise-class eCommerce technology and services, today revealed that its merchants increased Cyber Monday revenues by 48% compared to last year in a stunning start to the official 2012 holiday shopping season. In comparison, IBM Benchmark reported only a 30% jump in year-over-year spending on Cyber Monday, while ComScore reported a 17% increase.

Michigan Retailers Association: Holiday Shoppers Started Before Thanksgiving
Michigan retailers began the traditional Thanksgiving to Christmas holiday shopping season with a head of steam caused by shoppers starting their gift buying early, according to the Michigan Retail Index, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Capital Art Inc. Announces 2 Major Sales on This Holiday Season
Capital Art, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CAPA) will offer limited edition offset lithographs by prolific pop/graffiti artist and social activist Keith Haring to kick off the holiday shopping season on

Inuvo Announces Revenue Increases for alOt During Black Friday and Cyber Monday
Inuvo, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INUV) (the "Company" or "Inuvo"), an Internet marketing and technology company that manages a network of websites and builds and markets browser based consumer applications, today announced that search revenue from the company's alOt products significantly increased during "Black Friday" and "Cyber Monday

Retailers Spent Dramatically More on Paid Search in Advance of Black Friday & Cyber Monday
In the battle for revenue online, retailers increased search advertising spend 59% on Thanksgiving Day 2012, compared to 2011. Across the five popular shopping days from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday, cost-per-click (CPC) also skyrocketed 20% higher than 2011, as competition for search terms among retailers increased

Leopardo Completes Historic Renovation of Walgreens New Upscale, Flagship Store
Leopardo recently completed the historic renovation of the new upscale Walgreens store, which features a sushi station, beautician bar and vitamin vault.

San Diego Man Wins $438,894 Jackpot Playing Wheel of Fortune(R) Progressive at Barona Resort & Casino
One San Diego resident is extra thankful this holiday season because he hit it big at Barona Resort & Casino this weekend with a six-figure jackpot playing Wheel of Fortune®.

Survey Reveals 57% of U.S. Consumers Intend to Purchase a Tablet by December 25
As Americans prepare for the traditional post-Thanksgiving Shopping spree, Vuclip, the world's largest independent mobile video and media company, today unveiled the results of a survey detailing consumer tablet purchase intentions. This survey of 20,435 U.S. consumers shows that 57 percent intend to purchase a tablet by Christmas

International Minerals Announces Update for Inmaculada Project, Peru
International Minerals Corporation (TSX: IMZ) (SWISS: IMZ) (the "Company" or "IMZ") announces updates for its 40%-owned Inmaculada gold-silver project in Peru ("Inmaculada").

In the Spirit of Thanksgiving, the Tax Resolution Institute Is Grateful for the IRS Fresh Start Initiative
The Tax Resolution Institute celebrates the Spirit of Thanksgiving by expressing gratitude for the IRS Fresh Start Initiative. Instituted to help distressed American taxpayers, Fresh Start is a concrete financial opportunity for middle class Americans still caught in the crunch of the lingering recession

Rapaport - Certified Diamond Prices Decline 0.7% in November
Certified polished diamond prices edged down in November as the holiday season started with mixed prospects for the jewelry sector. Diamond dealers were active but retailers continue to efficiently manage sufficient inventories, with little promise for significant restocking in the New Year. Superstorm Sandy and the presidential elections impacted U.S

Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (November 28, 2012 – December 5, 2012)
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of November 28, 2012 – December 5, 2012.

Fox Valley Company Donates Hams, Holiday Fare and Helping Hands
Kelmscott Communications staffers came out in force to hand out hams and holiday bags of food to 1,100 families at the Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry. In addition to providing volunteers, the 75-year-old Fox Valley company donated money toward the purchase of hams. In Aurora alone, there are 20,654 people who live in poverty with 9,813 of them being children.

AudienceScience(R) Holiday Shopping Report Shows Need for New Approach to Data Analysis
While online retailers collect revenue from huge increases in holiday spending, digital marketing technology company AudienceScience is recommending that audience targeting strategies should adjust accordingly. The new AudienceScience report, "How Consumers Buy in the U.S

Trimming the Tree, Carving the Turkey and Messaging Friends on Social Networks: Tagged Survey Shows Steady Social Networking as the Norm This Holiday Season
According to a new survey conducted by Tagged, the social network for meeting new people, spending time on social networks during the holiday season is no longer viewed as taboo or a "party foul." Instead, communicating with online friends during the holidays is all but expected by most people.

Retailers Personalizing With MyBuys Gain Advantage in Online Holiday Sales
MyBuys, the leading provider of cross-channel personalization services for retailers, today announced online retail sales figures for the 2011 Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend. Representing sales activity from hundreds of retailers, online revenue for clients of MyBuys personalization services was up 26% on Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend, compared with the same year ago period

SIRAS Reports Rate of Product Return Climbed 20% for 12 Weeks Leading to Black Friday 2010, Then Dropped Steadily Until Christmas
Consumer electronics purchased on Black Friday and the days immediately before Christmas had the lowest rate of return within 90 days of sale than products purchased at any other time during 2010, according SIRAS®, the Redmond-based provider of product registration, return validation and lifecycle tracking services

Kid Rock to Donate 1,200 Meals to Detroit Charities and Families in Need for the Holidays
Kid Rock announced today that he has purchased 1,200 $25 Meijer gift cards that he plans to distribute throughout the city of Detroit as a Christmas present to people in need in his hometown. The gift cards, which will be distributed through local radio stations in the area, will be good for redemption at any local Meijer store. The gift cards will become available starting today, Dec. 14th

'Mission: Impossible' cruises to top of box office with $26.5m
Tom Cruise's 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol' remained at the top spot at the box office during the Christmas weekend earning 26.5 million dollars.

Ellen DeGeneres buys Brad Pitt's Malibu house for $12m
Ellen DeGeneres has reportedly bought actor Brad Pitt's Malibu Home for 12 million dollars.

Brangelina cooked own Thanksgiving turkey
Angelina Jolie cooked a turkey herself for Thanksgiving this year, with some help from partner Brad Pitt.

Marc Anthony bans ex-wife JLo's toyboy lover from driving with kids
Marc Anthony has reportedly banned ex-wife Jennifer Lopez's toy boy lover to drive while their children are in the car after discovering his reckless drag racing and speeding history.

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