Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Early signs of Christmas make people crabby

Boston Business Journal
It’s only October, but Christmas decorations are already in stores — and a lot of people find that annoying.

According to a new Coinstar Holiday Survey, more than a third - 36 percent - of people surveyed say it's irritating that retailers put up holiday decorations and merchandise as early as September or October, although CBS reported some studies show that people who put up their Christmas decorations early are healthier and happier than those who don’t.

For those who are out of sorts it may be because the decorations remind them they have a lot of shopping to do. And for one in five people, just thinking about holiday shopping stresses them out. . . . more