HOT TOPIC: Holiday Season 2013

NEW YORK--()--The following releases focus on Holiday Season 2013:

WARWICK, R.I.--Reindeer on the Roof and Santa’s Magic Crystal Ball Becoming Holiday Traditions and was seen on The Duck Dynasty Christmas Special Source: Imaginary Kidz

LAKEVILLE-MIDDLEBORO, Mass.--How to Add Pizzazz to your Party with Ocean Spray’s Guide to Hosting the Ultimate Holiday Soirée Source: Ocean Spray

WASHINGTON--Shortened Calendar & Promotions Spur November Retail Sales Source: NRF

WASHINGTON--GEICO urges drivers to be mindful of auto theft this holiday season Source: GEICO

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--Speck Launches to Protect Holiday Shoppers from Counterfeits Source: Speck

SEATTLE--Give the Gift of Coins This Holiday Season – Amazon Coins Lets Customers Gift Apps, Games and In-App Items to Kids and App-Savvy Friends and Family Source:, Inc.

NEW YORK--Pressed for Time and Haven’t Finished Your Holiday Shopping? Barnes & Noble Has You Covered: Free Shipping with Delivery in Time for Christmas and Instant Gifting Source: Barnes & Noble

VANCOUVER, British Columbia--Peer 1 Hosting Research Reveals Consumers Expect a Faultless Online Shopping Experience This Holiday Season Source: Peer 1 Hosting

GOLDEN, Colo.--Boston Market Holiday Survey Finds Consumers Skimp on Christmas Dinner Spending to Splurge on Presents Source: Boston Market

SEATTLE--Amazon Wine Announces 1¢ Shipping in Time for the Holiday Season Source: Amazon

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--BitGive Foundation – Raises $4,850 for Save the Children Source: BitGive Foundation

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.--HealthPlus Amerigroup Gives Thanks this Holiday Season Gifting $80,000 to NYC Community Organizations Source: Amerigroup Foundation

SEATTLE--Seattle Child Honored in Rose Parade Source: Dignity Memorial

COLUMBIA, S.C.--Colonial Life reveals holiday wish lists for benefits Source: Colonial Life

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.--Kohl’s Gives Away $1 Million in Dream Receipts Source: Kohl’s Department Stores

ATLANTA—Personal Finance Expert Erica Sandberg Offers Tips for a Sane Holiday Shopping Season Source: Assurant

INDIANAPOLIS--WellPoint Offers Seniors Tips for Dealing with Holiday Depression Source: WellPoint

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--Favado Consumer Survey Reveals More Spending During the Holidays, But More Savings in 2014 Source: Favado

FORT WORTH, Texas--Think Finance Survey Finds More Than Four in Ten Americans Want to Skip the Holidays Due to Financial Pressure Source: Think Finance

NEW YORK--iQor Call Centers' Canned Food Drive Helps Those in Need This Holiday Season Source: iQor

AUSTIN, Texas--The 2013 Austin Trail of Lights Debuts Dec. 8 for 15 Days of Family-Friendly, Holiday Fun

CLEVELAND--CBIZ Small Business Employment Index Rises Source: CBIZ

HOUSTON--ZTE and the Houston Rockets Team Up for Season of Giving Source: ZTE

ST. LOUIS--Grumpy Cat Stars in Celebrity Internet Cat “Supergroup” Music Video to Benefit Cat-Kind This Holiday Season Source: Friskies

LOS ANGELES--Unwrapping Tips for Perfect Tamales Source: Princess House

SAN DIEGO--The UPS Store and Toys for Tots Share the Joy of Reading This Holiday Season Source: UPS

HANOVER, Md.--IT Professionals Most Grateful for Colleague Relationships, Bosses Not So Much Source: TEKsystems

TAUNTON, Mass.--Tribe Toasts to Fans This Holiday Season with Cocktail Time Hummus Source: Tribe

NEW YORK--Barnes & Noble Announces Best New Books of 2013: Must-Have Books for Everyone in the Family this Holiday Season and Beyond Source: Barnes & Noble

CHICAGO--Hyatt Holiday Greeting Encourages #SharingJoy and Supports Education and Career Readiness around the World Source: Hyatt

LOS ANGELES--Oink Is a Fit For Body Glove Source: Oink

LYNDHURST, N.J.--Vitals Index Reports On How Consumers Shop This Season ... For a Doctor Source: Vitals

LOS ANGELES--SPEEDO USA Launches Art of the Cap Campaign Source: SPEEDO USA

RICHMOND, Va.--ChildFund Makes Gift Giving Easy With Online Gifts of Love & Hope Catalog Source: ChildFund

LINCOLNSHIRE, Launches Online Holiday Headquarters Source:

LOS ANGELES--The Holidays Are Filled with Love and Cheer, but Will Government Frustration Cause Americans to Jeer? Source: ePoll

SAN DIEGO--Jack in the Box® Kicks Up the Holidays with Its New Fajita Ranch Melt & Jalapeño BBQ Burger Source: Jack in the Box

NAPERVILLE, Ill.--The Elves Are Back! Source: Office Depot Inc.

SAN 2013 Holiday Survey: Taylor Swift Most Influential Celebrity for Teens This Holiday Source:

NEW YORK--Help Us Celebrate the Holiday Season and the Exciting, Dynamic World of Content Marketing Source: McMURRY/TMG

ATLANTA--Early Store Openings Jumpstart Retail Holiday Spending Source: First Data Corporation

PASADENA, Calif.--Disney Store Unwraps Last-Minute Holiday Gift Ideas with Top-10 Wish List Source: Disney Store

GERMANTOWN, Md.--WeatherBug App for iOS and Android Lets You Share Your Favorite Weather Photos and More Source: WeatherBug

STOCKHOLM--Goo Technologies & Mozilla Launch Game Creator Challenge Source: Goo Technologies

GLENDALE, Calif.--ADDING MULTIMEDIA NEW PIXY STIX® Powder-Filled Candy Canes Join Best-Selling WONKA® SweeTARTS, SPREE and GOBSTOPPERS Candy Canes This Holiday Season Source: Nestle

NEW YORK--Retailers Bet Big on Sofia the First as 2013’s “It” New Holiday Toy Source: Panjiva

SEATTLE--Amazon’s Battle Against Annoying Wire Ties and Plastic Clamshells Rages On – 200,000 Products Now Available with Frustration-Free Packaging Source:, Inc.

NEW YORK--Help Us Celebrate the Holiday Season and the Exciting, Dynamic World of Content Marketing Source: McMURRY/TMG

TORONTO--ADDING MULTIMEDIA Hilary Duff and Duracell Power Smiles for Children in Need This Holiday Season Source: Procter & Gamble

STAMFORD, Conn.--WWE® “Tribute to the Troops” Holiday TV Special to Air Saturday, December 28 at 8pm on NBC Source: WWE

AUSTIN, Texas--TxDOT Urges Texans to Give the Gift of a Sober Ride During Busy Holiday Season Source: Texas Department of Transportation

ATLANTA--FIN® Launches Nationwide Radio Campaign for the Holiday Season Source: FIN Branding Group LLC

HARTFORD, Conn.--Safety Professionals from Travelers Available to Discuss How Businesses and Consumers Can Ensure They Have a Safe Holiday Season Source: Travelers

NEW, the #1 Source for All Things Play, Reveals “America’s Wish List” Source:

SEATTLE--Record Holiday Shopping Weekend for Kindle Source:

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--Universal Music Enterprises Introduces Its First Virtual Pop-Up Store for the Holidays – Mom & Pop-Up Records! Source: Universal Music Enterprises

NEW YORK--Veterans Advantage Says Active Duty Military, Veterans and Families Most Susceptible to Identity Theft This Holiday Season, Big Data Also a Major Concern Source: Veterans Advantage

LAS VEGAS--The Great Ryland Homes Toy Drive Delivers Holiday Wishes to Deserving Children Source: Ryland Homes

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Direct Auto Insurance to Spread Holiday Cheer with “Give One, Get One” 7-Foot Stocking Giveaway Source: Direct Auto Insurance

SAN Hosts “Ask Santa” Website to Answer Kids’ Toughest St. Nick Questions Source:

SAN DIEGO--BAE Systems' San Diego Employees Donate 500 New Bikes and Safety Helmets to Military Families Source: BAE Systems

BOSTON--Lavastorm Analytics Helps Analysts Distinguish Naughty from Nice Source: Lavastorm Analytics

ARLINGTON, Va.--CEA Shares Green Tips to Help Consumers Live Green and Buy Green During the Holidays Source: Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)

SAN FRANCISCO--Flywheel Taxi Hailing App is Driving for Toys This Holiday Season Source: Flywheel

NEW YORK--Fitch: Retailers Rely on Promo Activity to Boost Sales, Traffic Source: Fitch Ratings

SAN DIEGO--The UPS Store: Making It Easy to Ship When There’s Less Time to Shop Source: The UPS Store

PRINCETON, N.J.--Heartland Payment Systems® Offers Payment Tips for Consumers During the Holiday Shopping Season Source: Heartland Payment Systems

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