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Christmas creep: why?

by Jennifer Palmer Published: September 30, 2013

Came across this story today from Daily Finance and love the context it adds to the story I wrote last week on Christmas creep. The early start to the holiday shopping season this year is more than just the way the calendar dates fall. It’s a non-election year (think less expensive advertising in October) and many people are just flat out broke and need more time to purchase gifts. Here’s to hoping those discounts get bigger and bigger as Christmas gets closer.

by Jennifer Palmer
Investigative Reporter
Jennifer Palmer joined The Oklahoman staff in 2008 and, after five years on the business desk, is now digging deeper through investigative work. She's been recognized with awards in public service reporting and personal column writing. Prior to...
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