HOT TOPIC: Holiday Season 2014

NEW YORK--()--The following releases focus on Holiday Season 2014:

NEW YORK--PaperGold is Giving Away Real Gold to America in a National Scavenger Hunt Source: PaperGold

KANSAS CITY, Mo.--Hostess® Brands Invites Fans to Join the Sweetest Mission Ever and Celebrate the Penguins of Madagascar Release with Operation Hostess Holiday Sweepstakes Source: Hostess

WILTON, Conn.--Sun Products Helps Families in Need this Holiday Season Source: The Sun Products Corporation

NEW YORK--More Than 850,000 Kids Visited Santa Over Black Friday Weekend Source: ICSC

LOS ANGELES--See’s Candies Kicks Off the Holiday Season with the “12 Days of Christmas” Sweepstakes Source: See's Candies

GRAPEVINE, Texas--GameStop Extends Cyber Monday Deals to Last All Week Long Source: GameStop

NEW YORK--Barnes & Noble Announces Amazing Cyber Monday Deals at Offers Include: Source: Barnes & Noble

SEATTLE--Fire Tablet Sales Up Over 3x and Kindle E-Reader Sales Up Nearly 4x on this Black Friday Source: Barnes & Noble

PORTLAND, Ore.--Cyber Monday Survey: Online Shoppers Easily Duped Source: Tripwire, Inc.

ARLINGTON, Va.--Tech Purchases over Black Friday Weekend Increase in 2014, Shows CEA Survey Source: CEA

BENTONVILLE, Ark.--Walmart Statement on 2014 Early Black Friday Results Source: WalMart

PHILADELPHIA--Give the Gift of Warmth this Holiday Season with the PECO Smart Gift of Energy Source: PECO

Chef Aaron McCargo Jr. and Fresenius Medical Care Suggest Five Diabetes And Dialysis-Friendly Holiday Dishes the Whole Family Can Enjoy Source: Fresenius Medical Care North America

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa--Lower Gas Prices Mean More Drivers on the Road This Holiday Season Source: Farm Bureau Financial Services

RIVERWOODS, Ill.--Shoppers Are Budget Savvy This Holiday Season Source: Discover Financial Services

ARLINGTON, Va.--Consumer Sentiment on Tech Spending sees Thanksgiving Shopping Surge Source: CEA

NEW YORK--TTPM Announces People’s Play Award Winners, Top Toys and Kids Products for Holiday 2014 as Chosen by Consumers Source: TTPM

LOS ANGELES--EarthTouch: A Green Smartphone App Changes How We Shop and Live Source: Earth Accounting

PHILADELPHIA--‘It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year’: ‘The Comcast Holiday Spectacular’ Brings New Experiences to Life for People with Sensory Disabilities Source: Comcast

NEW YORK--Barnes & Noble Announces Free December Storytime Lineup Source: Barnes & Noble

LOS ANGELES--Newegg Celebrates Black Friday with Awesome Deals and Special Anniversary Hybrid Center Event Source: Newegg

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.--Spectacular Cyber Week Savings on Source: Kohl's

DEARBORN, Mich.--Ford Motor Company Celebrates Holiday Season with Hunger Relief, America’s Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit Source: Ford

NEW YORK--Convenience Is King— Half of Americans Will Shop In-Store vs. Online This Holiday to Avoid Shipping Time Source: 1010data, Inc.

SOUTHLAKE, Texas--Columbia Sportswear Launches New Performance Fishing Gear™ Concept Store in Dallas on Black Friday Source: Columbia Sportswear

SAN MATEO, Calif.--More Consumers to Fill Stockings Online This Holiday Season Source: ShopRunner

GUANGZHOU, China--MAZZO Mobile Introduces the PowerDrive P1 and PowerDrive Slim Source: MAZZO Mobile

MCLEAN, Va.--Homewood Suites by Hilton Partners with USO to Help U.S. Military Families Recreate Missed Moments Source: Homewood Suites by Hilton

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--New Skylanders Toys and Gifts Bring Magic to Fans This Holiday Season Source: Activision Publishing, Inc.

INDIANAPOLIS--hhgregg Announces Thanksgiving Hours, Huge Savings and Doorbusters Source: hhgregg

INDIANAPOLIS--Millennials More Likely than Boomers to Brave Black Friday Lines, hhgregg Survey FindsSource: hhgregg

MIDDLETON, Wis.--American Girl Announces “Share the Wonder of the Holidays” Giving Campaign Source: American Girl

JENKINTOWN, Pa.--Friendly Planet Travel Discounts Tours to More Than 40 Countries During Cyber Monday Blowout Sale Source: Friendly Planet Travel

WAKEFIELD, Mass.--Just in Time for the Holidays! AMERIPEN Publishes New Packaging and E-Commerce Brochure Source: AMERIPEN

NEW YORK--Global Consumers Get Early Start on Holiday Shopping Season Source: Borderfree

NEW YORK--Barnes & Noble Kicks Off Black Friday Weekend with Incredible Offers Including 500,000 Books Signed by More than 100 Leading Authors Source: Barnes & Noble, Inc.

NEW YORK--For Black Friday, Barnes & Noble Announces Largest-Ever Signed Edition Offering in Stores: 500,000 Books Signed by More than 100 of the Biggest Authors Source: Barnes & Noble, Inc.

NEW YORK--Black Friday In-Store Shopping Still Tops, Cyber Monday Actually Draws One-Third of Consumers to Physical Stores, and Experience Helps Drive Shopping Center Visits – Especially on Thanksgiving DaySource: ICSC

ATLANTA--Beazer Homes Hosts National Toy Drive and Social Media Contest to Donate to Toys for Tots Source: Beazer Homes

CINCINNATI--Old Spice Debuts "Dadsong" Holiday Ad as Sequel to Much-Hyped "Mom Song" TV Spot Source: Procter & Gamble

Photo Advisory: Barnes & Noble Kicks Off Holiday Shopping Season with Discovery Weekend, November 21-23Source: Barnes & Noble, Inc.

PASADENA, Calif.--‘Magic is the new black’ at Disney Store This Holiday Season Source: Disney Store North America

WASHINGTON--National Geographic Channel Brings Food-Related Issues to the Forefront with Key Collaborations Source: National Geographic Channel

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--Sprint Makes it Easy to Save on the Hottest Phones and Accessories This Holiday Season Source: Sprint

OAKLAND, Calif.--Amtrak Adds Capacity to California Trains for Thanksgiving Source: Amtrak California

OKLAHOMA CITY--Main Event Entertainment Brings Fun to Oklahoma on Black Friday Source: Main Event Entertainment

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--IHS Technology Survey Forecasts Big Year for U.S. Holiday Consumer Electronics Purchases Source: IHS Inc.

WAYZATA, Minn.--TCF Bank Sponsors St. Jude Give Thanks Walks in Detroit and Ann Arbor Source: TCF Financial Corporation

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.--The Great Ryland Toy Drive Returns to Bring Holiday Gifts to Deserving Local Children Source: The Ryland Group, Inc.

SAN BRUNO, Calif.--Walmart Doubles the Number of Deals for Cyber Monday with Top Gifts up to Half OffSource: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

ATLANTA--Carvel Partners with Andes Mints for New Peppermint Line of Ice Cream Treats Source: Carvel Ice Cream

WILMINGTON, Del.--Chase Celebrates the Holidays with VIP Lounges for United MileagePlus CardmembersSource: Chase Card Services

FORT WORTH, Texas--Career Military Shifts Holiday Shopping To Black Friday, First Command Reports Source: First Command Financial Services

HOUSTON--Consumer Group: $3 Gas to Save American Families Money Traveling this Holiday Season Source: Consumer Energy Alliance

WASHINGTON--New Technology Tackles Holiday Package Delivery Crunch Source: National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC)

FORT WORTH, Texas--Career Military Shifts Holiday Shopping To Black Friday, First Command Reports Source: First Command Financial Services

HOUSTON--Consumer Group: $3 Gas to Save American Families Money Traveling this Holiday Season Source: Consumer Energy Alliance

NEW YORK--Macy’s Reveals a Black Friday Giveaway with a Million Dollars in Prizes Source: Macy's

HUDSON, Ohio--Jo-Ann Announces Holiday Headstart; Black Friday Doorbusters Will Be Available Wednesday at 6 a.m. Source: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

SEATTLE--All Is Bright — The Exclusive Amazon Holiday Playlist is Now Available on Prime MusicSource: Amazon

VANCOUVER, British Columbia--Gardein™ Releases Special Holiday Roast Available Exclusively at Whole Foods Markets® Source: Gardein

NEW YORK--Barnes & Noble Is the Premier Destination for Educational Toys & Games This Holiday SeasonSource: Barnes & Noble

NEW YORK--Barnes & Noble Is the One-Stop Destination for the Top Gifts of the Season Source: Barnes & Noble

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--Wells Fargo Economists: Happy Holidays Ahead for Stores, Shoppers Source: Wells Fargo & Company

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Explore the Evolution of the Holiday Home Movie with CyberLink Source: CyberLink

REDMOND, Wash.--Unleash New Evolutions in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Source: Nintendo

ANN ARBOR, Mich.--Stratos: 30% of US Smartphone Owners to Use Apple Pay and Google Wallet during the Holidays Source: Stratos

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--Dollar General Announces Eight Days of Exclusive Holiday Saving Source: Dollar General Corporation

INDIANAPOLIS--Millennials More Likely than Boomers to Brave Black Friday Lines, hhgregg Survey FindsSource: hhgregg

CINCINNATI--New Survey Finds Holiday Toy Shoppers Still Forgetting to Buy Batteries Source: P&G

DENVER--MapQuest Provides Tips for Navigating the Busiest Travel Day of the Year; Offers On-demand Roadside Assistance Source: MapQuest

CINCINNATI--50% of Americans Oppose Stores Opening All Day on Thanksgiving Day, While 33% Say More Time for Holiday Gift Shopping is a Great Idea Source: LoyaltyOne

ARLINGTON, Va.--Deals in Hand: CEA Expects More Americans than ever to Shop Online and via Mobile Devices over the Thanksgiving Shopping Weekend Source: CEA

NEW YORK--Small Businesses Ready to Help Drive Holiday Sales as Small Business Saturday Commemorates Fifth Year Source: American Express

GRAPEVINE, Texas--Spring Mobile and Simply Mac Sweeten Black Friday with Exclusive SavingsSource: GameStop Corp.

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif.--Tubby Table Toys Celebrates 2014 with Special Holiday Savings Source: Tubby Table Toys, Inc.

NEW YORK--Over the River and Through the Woods, Safely Buckled Up We Go Source: Toyota

NEW YORK--Barnes & Noble Announces New Low Prices on NOOK® to Celebrate Discovery WeekendSource: Barnes & Noble

HUDSON, Ohio--Jo-Ann Makes Gift Giving, and Buying, Easier This Holiday Season with Online Shopping CenterSource: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

SAN FRANCISCO--Latest Research Finds One in Six Online Bargain Hunters Duped by Sites Selling Counterfeit Goods Source: MarkMonitor

SONOMA, Calif.--Kenwood Vineyards Invites Consumers to “Share” a Piece of Their Holiday Table in the Fight against Hunger Source: Kenwood Vineyards

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--Rocket Fuel Holiday Shopping Survey Finds 91% of Consumers Plan to Buy Gifts Online in 2014 Source: Rocket Fuel

NEW YORK--New Luxury Nightwear Brings High Fashion into the Bedroom of the Modern Woman Source: Mia Piuma

ATLANTA--All is Merry and Bright at the World of Coca-Cola Source: World of Coca-Cola

BENTONVILLE, Ark.--Walmart Matches Competitors’ Select Black Friday Deals One Week Early Source: Walmart

BENTONVILLE, Ark.-- Sam’s Club Decks the Shelves with Exclusive Savings on Black Friday Source: Sam's Club

DENVER-- CCG Look at Loyalty: Spend Smart on 2015 Retail Loyalty Marketing Source: Customer Communications Group

CINCINNATI-- Home for the Holidays: Making Family Visits Care-Free this Holiday Season Source: Procter & Gamble

REDMOND, Wash.-- Nintendo News: Holiday Shopping Gets a Nintendo Power-Up at Malls Across the U.S.Source: Nintendo

LAKEWOOD, Colo.-- Einstein Bros.® & Noah’s New York Bagels Offer Black Friday Catering Special Source:Einstein Noah Restaurant Group

CHICAGO-- Early Promotions Mean Modest Sales Increases for Black Friday and Cyber Monday – BDO USA Survey Source: BDO USA, LLP

JENKINTOWN, Pa.-- Giving Season & #GivingTuesday Tips to Donating with Smarts & Soul Source: National Philanthropic Trust

LOS ANGELES--’s Prank it FWD Goes Home for the Holidays - A Deserving Mom Gets “Maid” in the Ultimate Surprise Source:

DALLAS-- Reliant Illuminates the AT&T Performing Arts Center for the Holidays Source: Reliant

SAN FRANCISCO-- 2014 Holiday Travel Study: Majority of Americans Say a Poorly Performing Website or App is More Frustrating than Dealing with the TSA Source: SOASTA, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO-- Holiday Survey Reveals That Teens and Adults Agree on Gifts This Year: Cash or Clothes Top Christmas Lists Source:

AUSTIN, Texas-- 2014 Holiday Survey: Goodbye to the Impulse Buy, Most Americans Will Research Gifts Before Purchasing This Year Source: Rivet Works, Inc.

LOS ANGELES-- Make-A-Wish® Greater Los Angeles to Honor the LA Galaxy’s Landon Donovan, Wells Fargo, Saban Brands and Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA Source: Make-A-Wish® Greater Los Angeles

NEW YORK-- Barnes & Noble Announces the Top Books for the Holiday Season: Must-Have Books for Everyone in the Family Source: Barnes & Noble, Inc.

ROSEMEAD, Calif.-- Panda Express Creates Day of "Joy-Spotting" to Share Joy with 888 People in 8 HoursSource: Panda Express

ATLANTA-- A Holiday Tradition Returns! Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen Announces FOUR New Coca-Cola® Limited Edition Holiday Collector Cups Source: Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

GRAPEVINE, Texas-- Beat the Black Friday Rush with GameStop’s First-Ever Pre-Black Friday Family WeekendSource: GameStop Corp.

LOS ANGELES-- Shine Announces Ugly Christmas Sweater Event Site Sales Also Benefit The Pasadena Ronald McDonald House Source: Shine

MODESTO, Calif.-- Save Mart, Lucky and FoodMaxx Stores Kick-off Holiday Give. Share. CARE! Drive to Benefit Local Food Banks Source: Save Mart Supermarkets

FORT WORTH, Texas-- Financial Concerns Prompt Military Families To Trim Thanksgiving Plans, First Command Reports Source: First Command Financial Services

SAN FRANCISCO-- Gap Inc. Makes it Easy to Gift and Get Exactly What You Want this Holiday Source: Gap Inc.

HARTFORD, Conn.-- More Than 1,300 Families to Have Thanksgiving Dinner with Turkey and All the Trimmings This Holiday Source: UnitedHealthcare

TINLEY PARK, Ill.--Tinley Park’s Holiday Market Is Enchanting, Nostalgic CelebrationSource: Tinley Park Convention Center

SAN FRANCISCO--Path Talk Makes Texting Your Favorite Local Business a RealitySource: Path Talk

GLENDALE, Calif.--Beloved PEANUTS® Characters Add Extra Sweetness to Nestlé® Crunch® Source: Nestlé USA

NEW YORK--European Wax Center Releases Survey Results Just in Time for the Holidays Source: European Wax Center

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--Staples Makes Holiday Shopping Easy with the Season’s Top Ten Gift TrendsSource: Staples

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Send Spectacular Style This Holiday Season with Tiny Prints Source: Tiny Prints

NEW YORK--Barnes & Noble Brings Physical and Digital Books Together with New ‘B&N Sync Up!’ Holiday Program Source: Barnes & Noble

PHOENIX--PetSmart Unwraps its Biggest Black Friday Deals Source: PetSmart

SEATTLE--Starbucks Launches Exclusive Starbucks® Dot Collection, Time-Honored and New Holiday Beverages and Curated Collection of 100 Starbucks Cards Just in Time for the Holidays Source: Starbucks

BENTONVILLE, Ark.--The “New Black Friday” Exclusively at Walmart Source: Walmart

NEW YORK--Retailers Will Speed Up Holiday E-Commerce Shipping, Kurt Salmon Survey Finds Source: Kurt Salmon

NEW YORK--First Children’s App That Lets Kids Interact with Live Characters Launching This Holiday SeasonSource: Captain McFinn

REDMOND, Wash.--Nintendo News: The Choice This Holiday Season is Crystal Clear: Nintendo Introduces Crystal Red and Crystal Blue Nintendo 2DS Systems Source: Nintendo

CHICAGO--Gift Card Marketplace Launches Mobile App to Revolutionize Retail, Reveals Backing from Bessemer Venture Partners Source: Raise

MINNEAPOLIS--Best Buy Doorbuster Deals Start at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving and at 8 a.m. on Black FridaySource: Best Buy

CHICAGO--Consumers Choose Cheer over Fear this Holiday Season Source: Mesirow Financial

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.--Kohl’s and Disney Interactive Engage Families with Black Friday Campaign Source: Kohl's

SAN FRANCISCO--65% of American Women Have Handbags They’re not Using and thredUP Will Cash Them in Commission-Free Source: thredUP

GRAPEVINE, Texas--GameStop Offers Unique Forms Of Currency To Help Purchase Holiday GiftsSource: GameStop

DENVER--Two Holiday Classics – The 1938 Holiday Classic ‘A Christmas Carol’ and ‘Christmas in Connecticut’ – Return to the Big Screen for One Night: December 7 Source: Fathom Events

NEW YORK--Macy’s Has the Season’s Hottest Gifts and Unbeatable Doorbusters This Black FridaySource: Macy's

NEW YORK--Barnes & Noble Kicks Off Holiday Shopping Season with Discovery Weekend, November 21-23Source: Barnes & Noble

NEW YORK--Barnes & Noble Unveils Major National Holiday Ad Campaign: “A Book Is A Gift Like No Other”Source: Barnes & Noble

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.--Kohl’s Delivers the Hottest Holiday Event with the Coolest Black Friday DealsSource: Kohl's

ST. LOUIS--Build-A-Bear Workshop and Toys for Tots Join Team Santa to Help Children in Need Have a Happy Holiday Source: Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc.

BENTONVILLE, Ark.--Sam’s Club Offers More Savings this Holiday Season with New Pre and Post Black Friday Events Source: Sam’s Club

LOS ANGELES--See’s Candies Sweeten the Holidays for Shoppers Nationwide Source: See's Candies

BOCA RATON, Fla.--FoodSaver® System Makes Holiday Entertaining with Ease a Reality! Source: FoodSaver

EMERYVILLE, Calif.--Peet’s Coffee & Tea Announces Free Seasonal Beverage (with bakery or food item purchase) at All Nationwide Peet’s Stores, Starting Today Through Nov. 26 Source: Peet's Coffee & Tea, Inc.

IRVINE, Holiday Photo Scanning Gift to Unclutter, Preserve PicturesSource:

MCLEAN, Va.--Hilton Garden Inn to Surprise Five Lucky Thanksgiving Shoppers with Their Holiday Wish ListsSource: Hilton Worldwide

LAKEWOOD, Colo.--Manhattan Bagel® Spices Up Menu with Cinnamon Source: Manhattan Bagel

BENTONVILLE, Ark.--Sam’s Club Offers More Savings this Holiday Season with New Pre and Post Black Friday Events Source: Sam’s Club

MINNEAPOLIS--Caribou Coffee Celebrates the Holidays with New Gingersnap Cookie Mocha and Favorite Seasonal Flavors Source: Caribou Coffee

SEATTLE--Seattle’s Best Coffee Offers Doorbuster Giveaways for Earlybird Holiday Shoppers Source: Seattle’s Best Coffee LLC

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--Elvis Presley’s Graceland Kicks Off Holiday Tours with Lighting Ceremony Featuring John Stamos on November 21 Source: Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.

CHICAGO--General Growth Properties to Unveil a Reimagined Santa Claus Experience with Adventure to Santa, a Dreamworks Dreamplace Source: General Growth Properties, Inc.

WAYNE, Pa.--A Better World for Kids, a mobile game that teaches the values of the holidays all year round, is launching soon on Indiegogo Source: A Better World

SAN Survey Reveals 56% of Americans Would Gift Secondhand Source: thredUP

NEWARK, Del.--Less Than Half of Parents Plan to Stick to a Budget This Holiday Season According to Latest Survey From Upromise by Sallie Mae Source: Sallie Mae

CHICAGO--Groupon Kicks Off the Holidays with Giveaways, a New Gift Shop and the Hottest Toys Source: Groupon

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn.--Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer Visits Dollywood for Smoky Mountain Christmas Nov. 8 - Jan. 3 Source: The Dollywood Company

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Tiny Prints Gives Back This Holiday Season with an Exclusive Holiday Card Collection Benefiting Non-Profit Baby2Baby Source: Tiny Prints

PHILADELPHIA--Artisan Research Finds 90% of Mobile App Users Will Make Holiday Purchases Through AppsSource: Artisan Mobile

SAN Holiday Survey Reveals America’s Best & Worst Gift Givers Source:

NEW YORK--New York & Company Launches $100K “Win Big in New York” Thanksgiving Day/Black Friday Sweepstakes Source: New York & Company

NEW YORK--Wish Big! Macy’s Aims to Break a Record with Its Seventh Annual Believe Campaign, Benefiting Make-A-Wish® Source: Macy's

GLENDALE, Calif.--Big Freeze Continues as Disney Reveals More Than 3 Million Frozen Dresses Sold Source: Disney Consumer Products

GLENDALE, Calif.--Disney Infinity: Toy Box Starter Pack (2.0 Edition) Available Now in Retail Stores NationwideSource: Disney Interactive

GLENVIEW, Ill.--The Stars Indicate An Economic Recovery Source: International Star Registry

NEW YORK--Atlantic Records Recording Artists NEEDTOBREATHE Join Talent Line-Up of the 88th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® Source: Macy’s

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Gigi’s Cupcakes Bakes Up Gourmet Pies for First Time This Holiday Season Source: Gigi’s Cupcakes

NEW YORK--…Let’s Have a Parade™ Source: Macy’s

NEW YORK--Style Comes Calling as Michael Kors Designs First Duracell Powermat® Collection - Keeping Today’s Jet-Setters Connected in Style Source: Procter & Gamble

SEATTLE--Find the Perfect Gift for Your Gadget Lover – Launches Electronics Holiday Gift GuideSource:

NEW YORK--Van Heusen Teams up with Career Gear and Encourages Consumers to #GiveAShirt This Holiday Season Source: PVH Corp.

NEW YORK--Barnes & Noble Announces Special Gift Card Offer Just in Time for the Holidays: Get a Free $10 Barnes & Noble Gift Card with the Purchase of $75 or More in Gift Cards Source: Barnes & Noble, Inc.

COLUMBUS, Ohio--The Limited Joins St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® Thanks and Giving® CampaignSource: The Limited

GLENDALE, Calif.--It’s a Sweet Ho-Ho-Holiday Season When IHOP® Restaurants Unwrap Seasonal Signature Pancakes, Festive Favorite Dinners and a Sweet New Dessert, Starting November 3 Source: International House of Pancakes, LLC

SEATTLE--Teavana Celebrates Holiday 2014 With Launch of New “Gift of the Week” Program; Elevating Personalized Gifting and Defining the Destination for Super-Premium Teas and Exquisite Merchandise Source: Teavana

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--Family Dollar to Make the Holidays a Little Brighter for Millions of Children Served by Boys & Girls Clubs Source: Family Dollar

BENTONVILLE, Ark.--Walmart Says Holiday Savings Start Now Source: Walmart

AUSTIN, Texas--PBS KIDS® and Whole Foods Market® Partner to Roll out Assortment of Sustainable Toys in Time for Holiday Season Source: Whole Foods

SEATTLE--Countdown to Black Friday Begins: Amazon Launching More than 15,000 Lightning Deals This Holiday Source:, Inc.

MASHANTUCKET, Conn.--Foxwoods® Resort Casino Kicks-off Holiday Giving Season with “Stuff the Bus” Campaign Source: Foxwoods

NEW YORK--Macy’s Introduces New Holiday Arcade in Six Locations Source: Macy's

ST. LOUIS--Build-A-Bear Workshop Opens New York City Pop-Up Store in Times Square in Advance of Holiday Season Source: Build-A-Bear

LOS ANGELES--Newegg Announces Black November™ 2014 Source: Newegg

DENVER--Tonzof Launches First Online Retail Super Marketplace Source: Tonzof

STAMFORD, Conn.--Synchrony Financial Forecasts Moderate 2014 Holiday Retail Sales Growth of 3.5 PercentSource: Synchrony Financial

DENVER--“RiffTrax Live: Santa Claus” Will Bring Belly Laughs to Naughty and Nice Nationwide This Holiday Season Source: Fathom Events

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.--Samsung Makes the Holiday Season Merry and Bright with New Chef Collection Induction Slide-in Range Source: Samsung

MINNEAPOLIS--Target Unveils Plans for Holiday 2014 Source: Target

NEW Releases Over 100 Amazing New Fall and Winter Legging and Leg Fashion Styles for the Holiday Season Source: BRAVADA International Ltd.

NEW YORK--Americans Making a List but Checking it Twice this Holiday Season Source: American Express

AUSTIN, Texas--Sid Meier’s Civilization®: Beyond Earth™ Coming to Mac and Linux This Holiday SeasonSource: Aspyr Media

NEW YORK--Hallmark Channel & Baskin-Robbins Form Strategic Partnership to Celebrate the Holiday Season & Network’s Countdown to Christmas Source: Hallmark Channel and Baskin-Robbins

NEW YORK--Macy’s Spreads Holiday Cheer With Spectacular Gifts for Everyone on Your List Source: Macy's

NEW YORK--Holiday Shopping to Happen Early and Often Source: ICSC

WILMINGTON, Releases its Black Friday 2014 Predictions Source:

SEATTLE--Amazon Creating 80,000 Seasonal Jobs at its Growing Network of U.S. Fulfillment and Sortation Centers Source:, Inc. Unwraps 2014 Holiday Toy List, Offers More Deals Than Ever Before Source:, Inc.

CHICAGO--IRI MarketPulse™ Survey Finds Improving Consumer Confidence Points to Merry Holiday SeasonSource: IRI

SAN DIEGO--Viejas Outlets Kicks Off the Holiday Season with the Opening of Southern California’s Largest Outdoor Ice Rink Source: Viejas

SEATTLE--Kicking Off a Season of Deals: Amazon Prime Members Get Early Access to Many Holiday DealsSource:, Inc.

HUDSON, Ohio--Jo-Ann Expanding Workforce for Busy Holiday Season Source: Jo-Ann Stores, LLC

WASHINGTON--Optimism Shines as National Retail Federation Forecasts Holiday Sales to Increase 4.1%Source: National Retail Federation

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.--DealNews Releases its 2014 Black Friday Predictions Source: DealNews

PALO ALTO, Calif.--Curbside Launches New Way for Shoppers to Find, Buy and Pick Up Products at Local Stores Including Target Source: Curbside

NEW YORK--Ciao Bella Dishes the Scoop on 2014 Holiday Exclusive Flavors Source: Ciao Bella

NEW YORK--TTPM, the Leading Online Resource for All Things Play, Announces Most Wanted List and Toy Industry Trends for Holiday 2014 Shopping Season Source: TTPM

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Release Summary

Recap of stories on Business Wire related to Holiday 2014.


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