Shopping with Christmas buttons
Ok, the Christmas shopping season officially begins Friday and I just learned about a Christmas button that some folks in other parts of the country are wearing as they flock to stores.
It’s part of a campaign called “Wish Me a Merry Christmas” that has folks who want retailers to return to greeting them with “Merry Christmas” when they shop in their stores.
You see the button here with this posting.
Apparently, individuals and churches are purchasing these buttons from the campaign Web site at www.wmamc.com. More than 200,000 of the buttons have been distributed, the campaign’s organizers said.
They noted that in a 2004 Gallup Poll, 88 percent of Americans said it was OK for retailers to wish them a “Merry Christmas.”
In a news release, campaign manager Ashley Tarter said the goal of the campaign is to:
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