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Festive Frenzy: A Look at the Most Sought-after holiday gifts for the last few years

January 21, 2014

Every holiday shopping season has its hottest, hippest, must-have gifts. Over the last few years, high-tech toys have inspired tremendous desire and created a cult-like obsession to acquire them at any cost. Which of these gadgets and gizmos had us searching online and standing in line? For a peek at the most popular presents from […]

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Halloween Sales and Trends

January 5, 2014

Halloween is the second most lucrative e-commerce holiday, second only to Christmas. Because of this, thousands of online merchants gear up each year to promote costumes, candies, decorations and cards in the hopes that Halloween will start their Q4 holiday shopping season off with a bang, boo and scream. As merchants prepare themselves for success, […]

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Holiday Spending: How Do Americans Spend?

December 30, 2013

The Holidays are upon us and gift shopping takes a chunk out of most consumer’ wallets, but how much exactly? This holiday season, whether shopping ahead of time or waiting till the last minute, U.S. consumers plan to spend more. Source

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The Crazy Hours Small Business Owners Have work over holidays

December 29, 2013

Findings is the sad fact that only 14% of business owners said they planned on taking a “true” vacation where they could completely unplug from work. But that hard work might be paying off. Fifty percent of small business owners expected to see better sales this year than they did last year. Source

Halloween Report

Halloween Report

September 2, 2013

Anything can happen on Halloween. Find out what does happen on Halloween and all about its history. Source

The History and Beginnings of Memorial Day

The History and Beginnings of Memorial Day

September 1, 2013

Learn about how we celebrate memorial day and how it was formed in the United States. The original name for the holiday was Decoration Day. Memorial Day is set aside to honor those who died in our Nation’s service. Source

Some Thanksgiving Facts

Some Thanksgiving Facts

July 4, 2013

Thanksgiving comes but once a year (or occasionally twice as stated in the illustration above). Now is a time for us all to reflect inward, and give thanks for our shortened work week. We hope these random Thanksgiving facts and anecdotes will shock and entertain your aunts and uncles as you attmpt to hide how […]

Foursquare Checkins Reveal Holiday Travel Patterns

Foursquare Checkins Reveal Holiday Travel Patterns

July 1, 2013

Foursquare examines their data to show the patterns on holiday travel for 2011-2012. Source

Let My People, Passover !

Let My People, Passover !

June 30, 2013

The project explains the Jewish holiday of Passover and all of it’s symbols. Source

Turkeynomics

Turkeynomics

May 8, 2013

Get all the stats and figures on what Americans spend on Thanksgiving dinner and where all those tasty mashed potatoes come from. Source

Halloween Sales & Trends

Halloween Sales & Trends

May 5, 2013

How much money do people spend on Halloween each year? Is it a big earner. This infographic breaks it down. Source

The Economics of Halloween Attractions

The Economics of Halloween Attractions

April 28, 2013

Every year ghosts, goblins, wizards, and witches take to the streets on October 31 in search of as many tricks and treats as possible. What goes on behind the scenes before the big day and how do companies prepare? This infographic takes you through the deep dark process that goes into making Halloween one of […]