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NEW YORK--()--The following releases focus on Holiday Season 2015:

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Sparkle, Shimmer and Shine this Holiday with Exclusive Glitter Cards from Tiny Prints Source: Tiny Prints

NEW YORK--Barnes & Noble Launches Black Friday Weekend with Amazing Offers Including over a Half-Million Books Signed by More Than 120 Acclaimed Authors In Stores Nationwide Source: Barnes & Noble

DELUTH, Ga.--NCR Silver Rewards Select Small Business Merchants this Holiday Season Source: NCR Corp.

MENOMONEE FALLS, Kicks Off Eight Digital Days of Savings with Cyber Week Spectacular Source: Kohl's

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--Sprint Delivers Black Friday Savings, One-of-a-Kind, Exclusive Offers and Extra Value Together With LG, Samsung and Amazon Prime Source: Sprint

SAN FRANCISCO--Cheap Wine Curious Announces Annual Top 10 Wines Under $10 for Thanksgiving Source: Cheap Wine Curious

SARATOGA, Calif.--Roku Announces Streaming Player Deals for Black Friday Weekend; Roku 3, Roku Streaming Stick, and Roku SE Offer Exceptional Value Source: Roku

NEW YORK--ThoughtWorks Retail Holiday Shopping Consumer Survey Finds: 77% of Consumers Will Shop Stores or Websites During the Holidays They Don’t Usually Shop Source: ThoughtWorks Retail

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--Safe Driving Tips to be Thankful for this Holiday Season Source: California Office of Traffic Safety

MINNEAPOLIS--U.S. Bank Supports United States Marine Corps Toys for Tots Campaign; Announces Additional Donation Opportunity with Apple Pay™ Source: U.S. Bank

NEW YORK--’Tis the Season to Gift Yourself: Americans Find Joy in Gifting Themselves Around the Holidays Source: Chase

CINCINNATI--Seeing Santa in the Store Makes Holiday Shopping Better for 66% of U.S. Consumers; 76% Say In-Store Seasonal Music Enhances the Holiday Shopping Experience Source: LoyaltyOne Partners Up to Support Therapy Dogs this Holiday Season Source:

CALABASAS HILLS, Calif.--The Cheesecake Factory Gives Back to the Community at 14th Annual Thanksgiving Day Feast

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.--New Study Reveals Staggering Number of Americans Contributing to Holiday Consumerism Source: The John Templeton Foundation

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--SOASTA Survey: 28 Percent of Americans Admit Christmas Music and Décor Before Thanksgiving Make Them Lose Their Temper Source: SOASTA

NEW YORK--Buckle Up for Life Releases New Holiday Traditions for Child Passenger Safety Source: Toyota

MINNEAPOLIS--Target Reveals Biggest, Boldest Plans Yet for Cyber Week Source: Target

Play Nintendo’s Hottest Games of the Holiday Season at The Oaks in Thousand Oaks, California Source: Nintendo

SAN BRUNO, Calif.--Walmart Releases All 2,000 Cyber Monday Deals Sunday Night at 8 p.m. ET to Offer Customers Top Specials Without Midnight Madness Source: Walmart

PORTLAND, Ore.--Digital Trends Unveils 2015 Holiday Gift Guide Source: Digital Trends

AUSTELL, Ga.--One Million LED Lights, More Thrilling Coasters and Falling Snow on Santa’s List for Expanded Holiday in the Park® Wintertime Celebration Source: Six Flags


GRAPEVINE, Texas--GameStop Reveals Black Friday Week Deals Source: GameStop Corp.

ATLANTA--Cardlytics Releases Holiday Consumer Spending Report Source: Cardlytics

STAMFORD, Conn.--Holiday Retail Sales Driven by Confident Shoppers with More to Spend and More to Buy, Synchrony Financial Study Finds Source: Synchrony Financial

PASADENA, Calif.--Disney Store Unveils Its Most Magical Friday Ever with ‘Share the Magic’ Holiday Campaign Source: Disney

SAN FRANCISCO--Sequence Research Shows Consumers Are Saying No to Smartphones at the Holiday Dinner Table Source: Sequence

ST. LOUIS--Build-A-Bear Workshop® Unwraps New Furry Friends for the Holidays Source: Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc.

Play Nintendo’s Hottest Games of the Holiday Season at The Oaks in Thousand Oaks, California Source: Nintendo

NEW YORK--Macy’s Stars Shine in Black Friday CommercialSource: Macy’s

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.--eBay Enterprise Unveils Holiday Fraud Index and Key Findings that Leave Retailers Vulnerable Source: eBay Enterprise

BELLEVUE, Wash.--MetroPCS Brings Back Popular ‘Buy One Get One’ Smartphone Deal for Black Friday Source: T-Mobile US, Inc.

NEW YORK--Barnes & Noble Announces Its Top Ten Most ‘Unexpected’ Gifts for Creative Gifting this Season Source: Barnes & Noble

LOS ANGELES--Newegg Unveils Thousands of Holiday Deals for Thanksgiving WeekSource: Newegg

LAS Offers Free Adoptions Through Best Friends Animal Society from Black Friday until Cyber Monday Source:

ATLANTA--“Share a Coke” Returns for the Holidays Source: The Coca-Cola Company

AUSTIN, Texas--Blue Goji to Launch Goji Play 2.0 and GojiVerse during 2015 Holiday Season, Delivering Authentic Gamification of Health and Wellness Source: Blue Goji

SAN FRANCISCO--Westfield San Francisco Centre Announces Annual San Francisco Ballet Nutcracker Under the Dome Holiday Festivities Source: Westfield San Francisco Centre

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Tiny Prints Unveils New Baby2Baby Holiday Card Collection Featuring Exclusive Designs by Jessica Alba Source: Source: Tiny Prints

CINCINNATI--Trident Brand Mobile Experience To Offer Personalized Rewards To Gum Chewers This Holiday Season Source: CincyTech

SAN FRANCISCO--Levi Strauss & Co. Partners With Goodwill® to Make It Easy for Online Shoppers to Donate Clothing This Holiday Season Source: Levi Strauss & Co.

WHITING, Ind.--More than a Third of Consumers Go Over Budget When Holiday Shopping, CouponCabin Survey Shows Source: CouponCabin

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--Skylanders SuperChargers Revs Up the Holidays with Black Friday Deals, New Skylanders Toys, Racing Packs and More Source: Activision Publishing, Inc.

SAN DIEGO--Hard Rock Hotel San Diego Offers $99 Rates, Surprise Complimentary Upgrades and a Chance to Win a New Year’s Eve Package for Black Friday/Cyber Monday Source: Hard Rock Hotel San Diego Announces Eight Days of Holiday Deals Source:, Inc.

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--Dollar General Launches 2015 Holiday Initiatives Source: Dollar General Corporation

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--Books-A-Million Kicks Off Its 3rd Annual Holiday Book & Toy DriveSource: Books-A-Million, Inc.

CHICAGO--IRI MarketPulse Survey Finds Festive Yet Frugal Holiday Celebrations Are on the Menu for Consumers This Year Source: IRI

NEW YORK--Barnes & Noble Announces Top Educational Toys & Games for This Holiday Season Source: Barnes & Noble, Inc.

ST. LOUIS--Friskies Pull ‘n Play is the Must-Have Gift for Cats This Holiday Season Source: Friskies

GLENDALE, Calif.--The Force Awakens Fashion World with New Charity Initiative Source: Disney Consumer Products

PHOENIX--PetSmart® Celebrates the Magic and Wonder of Unconditional Pet Love with the Launch of the Petsgiving Holiday Season Source: PetSmart

MINNEAPOLIS--This Holiday Season, Give the Gift of Adventure with a New Polaris Off-Road Vehicle Source: Polaris Industries Inc.

LOS ANGELES--Prank It FWD™ is Back to Spread More Joy – Dedicated Animal Shelter Owner Surprised With An Unforgettable Rescue of Her Own in “All Dogs Must Go: Epic Pet Adoption”Source: DEFY Media

NEW YORK--Macy’s Reveals Full List Of Black Friday Specials With More Than 400 Doorbuster Deals Source: Macy's

NEW YORK--Half of Americans Plan to Visit a Mall or Shopping Center on Black Friday Source: ICSC

HUDSON, Ohio--Black Friday Starts Tuesday at Jo-Ann! Source: Jo-Ann Stores, LLC

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--Books-A-Million Millionaire’s Club Members Save 20 Percent on Holiday Shopping During Special Appreciation Event Source: Books-A-Million, Inc.

NEW YORK--Barnes & Noble Announces Holiday Ad Campaign Featuring Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga Source: Barnes & Noble, Inc.

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--Long-Term Planners Spend More Than 3x as Much as Last-Minute Shoppers, According to Rocket Fuel’s Holiday Shopping Report Source: Rocket Fuel

CINCINNATI--Swiffer, Bark & Co. and Actor Scott Foley Partner This Holiday Season to Show Families the Joy, Love and Easy Clean-up of a Child’s First Pet Source: Procter & Gamble

REDMOND, Wash.--Nintendo Direct Highlights Strong Holiday and Early 2016 for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS Source: Nintendo

SAN FRANCISCO--This Black Friday, Old Navy Rings in the Holidays with Best Odds Yet for Becoming an “Overnight Millionaire” Source: Gap Inc.

GRAPEVINE, Texas--GameStop Offers Tips to Help Avoid the Holiday Shopping Blues Source: GameStop Corp.

MINNEAPOLIS--Ameriprise Financial Hosts Nationwide Effort to Help Feed Families in Need; 10,000 Volunteers to Participate on Nov. 13 Source: Ameriprise Financial

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--Duke Energy Presents Winter Wonderland Holiday Light Show at Phillips Place Source: Duke Energy

INDIANAPOLIS--hhgregg Announces Thanksgiving and Black Friday Doorbusters Source: hhgregg

BENTONVILLE, Ark.--Walmart’s Black Friday 2015 In Three Words: Deals, Availability, Simplicity Source: Walmart

PHOENIX--Thousands of Adoptable Pets Seek a Home for the Holidays and BeyondSource: Petsmart

SAN JOSE, Calif.--New Study from eBay and TNS Shows Holiday Shopping Starts Earlier This Season Source: eBay Inc.

LUBBOCK, Texas--Decorated Family Program Raises Christmas Spirit Among Deserving Military Families with Surprise Home Decoration Source: Christmas Decor

CHICAGO--Market Track Survey Reveals That Searching for 2015 Holiday Deals Varies Greatly by Age Group Source: Market Track

BOULDER, Colo.--'Tis the Season to Share Craft Beer Source: Brewers Association

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.--Kohl’s Delivers the Best Black Friday Ever Source: Kohl's

LOS ANGELES--See’s Candies Preps for a Delicious Holiday Season Source: See's Candies

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Most Small Businesses Unprepared for Cyber Criminals Source: Nationwide

MINNEAPOLIS--Best Buy Black Friday Deals Available Now Source: Best Buy

INDIANAPOLIS--hhgregg Announces Thanksgiving and Black Friday Hours Source: hhgregg

HUDSON, Ohio--Jo-Ann Upholds Tradition; Stores Will Be Closed Thanksgiving Day Source: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

MINNEAPOLIS--Target Debuts Black Friday Promotional Strategy, Stores to Open at 6 p.m.Source: Target Corporation

PETERSBURG, Va.--Robert B. Pamplin Jr. Issues Holiday Invitation to Tea & Tidings at Pamplin Historical Park Source: R.B. Pamplin Corporation

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--Shopkick Announces Exciting New Partnership with Vanity to Reward Customers for Shopping Source: shopkick, Inc.

NEW YORK--Barnes & Noble Announces Second Annual Signed Editions Offering with Over a Half-Million Books Signed by More Than 120 Acclaimed Authors Source: Barnes & Noble, Inc.

HERNDON, Va.--Audi and TOMS® Create Exclusive Sunglasses for Audi Customers During Season of Audi Source: Audi of America, Inc.

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--Sprint Kicks Off Holiday Shopping Season with an Exclusive Wireless Offer: A Year of Amazon Prime Included with Sprint Activation on a Qualifying Samsung DeviceSource: Sprint

NEW YORK--Marbles: The Brain Store Joins Macy’s Holiday Arcade This Season Source: Macy's

NEWARK, Del.--Upromise by Sallie Mae Survey Finds Parents Prefer Money for College over Traditional Gifts This Holiday Season Source: Sallie Mae

LOS ANGELES--YP Shows Support to Small Business Saturday® and Celebrates Local Businesses Across the U.S. Source: YP

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.--Samsung’s POWERbot Essential Robotic Vacuum Makes Clean Floors an Easy Item to Clear Off the Holiday To-do List Source: Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

BOCA RATON, Fla.--Office Depot, Inc. Gives Shoppers Head Start on Black Friday and Cyber Week Deals Source: Office Depot, Inc.

ARLINGTON, Va.--PBS KIDS Partners with Whole Foods Market to Launch New Sustainable, Non-Toxic Toys This Holiday Season Source: PBS

CHICAGO--Groupon Gets Into the Spirit with $1 Million Holiday Giveaway, Expanded Gift Shop and Early Doorbusters Source: Groupon

GLENDALE, Calif.--Bring the PEANUTS Gang Home for the Holidays with New! Seasonal Treats from NESTLÉ® CRUNCH® Source: Nestlé USA

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--SOASTA Survey: Website Performance Will Influence How Americans Do Their Online Holiday Shopping Source: SOASTA

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--FusionOps Survey: Almost Half of Americans Predict Temper Tantrums in Event of Holiday Gift Shortage Source: FusionOps

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--Costco and GameStop Join Activision Blizzard to Support Veteran Hiring with Special Call of Duty®: Black Ops III Holiday Season Items Source: Activision Blizzard

SAN DIEGO--Viejas Casino & Resort Opens Their Holiday Ice Skating Rink Source: Viejas Casino & Resort

LOS ANGELES--Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Announces Second Annual ‘Live L.A. Give L.A.’ Fundraising Campaign Source: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn.--Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer Returns to Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Nov. 7-Jan. 3 Source: The Dollywood Company

OMAHA, Neb.--What Type of Tree Will Deck Your Halls This Season? Source: Hayneedle

COPPELL, Texas--The Container Store Launches Holiday Hugs Program in Partnership with Children’s Hospitals Nationwide Source: The Container Store

CHICAGO--10th Annual BDO Retail Compass Survey of CMOs Reveals U.S. Retailers Predict 4.2 Percent Increase in Total Holiday Store Sales Source: BDO

CINCINNATI--Nearly Half of Cyber Monday Shoppers Say a Poor Online Experience Could Keep Them Out of a Retailer’s Physical Store This Holiday Source: LoyaltyOne

NEW YORK--Macy’s March of Magic Source: Macy's

ENCINO, Calif.--Menchie’s Spreads Holiday Cheer with Free $5 Alvin and the Chipmunks Themed Menchie’s Cards and Festive Holiday Dessert Fair Source: Menchie's

NEW YORK--‘Tis the Season - New SKYY Infusions® Coastal Cranberry Debuts Just in Time for the Holidays Source: SKYY® Vodka

ANN ARBOR, Mich.--Among Friends Baking Mixes Says You Only Holiday Once (#YOHO)Source: Among Friends, LLC

SEATTLE--The Countdown is On: Greets the Season with Launch of Black Friday Deals Store and Electronics Holiday Gift Guide Source:, Inc.

SEATTLE--Prime Now Offers Special Release Night Deliveries Starting at Midnight Eastern of Call of Duty: Black Ops III; Amazon Prime Members Can Skip the Line and Get the Most Anticipated Game of the Year Delivered Right to their Doors Source:, Inc.

MINNEAPOLIS--Target Unveils Plans for Holiday 2015 Shopping Season Source: Target

DALLAS--Omni Hotels & Resorts Spreads Cheer for the Holidays Source: Omni Hotels & Resorts

WINNSBORO, S.C.--Assembled-in-USA Television Company Giving TVs for 2015 Holiday Season Source: Element Electronics

DETROIT--UnitedHealthcare Joins Magic Johnson Foundation to Bring Holiday Hope to Michigan Families Source: UnitedHealthcare

BENTONVILLE, Ark.--Sam’s Club Unveils Exclusive Holiday Savings Events, Starting with a Lowest Prices of the Season Event on Nov. 14

NEW YORK--The Magic of Macy’s Believe Campaign Returns with The Wish Writer™ Source: Macy's

HUDSON, Ohio--Jo-Ann Challenges Customers to “Make-It-Yourself” this Holiday SeasonSource: Jo-Ann Stores, LLC

SAN FRANCISCO--Ebates Holiday 2015 Survey: A Majority of Americans to Shop on Thanksgiving Day Source: Ebates

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.--A Season of Wishes: Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Teams Again with Make-A-Wish® for 2015 Holiday Campaign Source: Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc.

BENTONVILLE, Ark.--Walmart Unveils Holiday Strategy: Easier Shopping Every Day Source: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

NEW YORK--Consumers Preparing to Find Steals & Deals This Holiday Shopping Season Source: American Express

NEW YORK--Macy’s Has the Best Deals on the Hottest Gifts, Plus a Chance to Win $1 Million in Prizes This Black Friday Weekend Source: Macy’s

NEW YORK--More U.S. Shoppers Plan to Increase Holiday Spending, Annual Accenture Survey Reveals Source: Accenture

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--Staples Offers More for Less with Great Deals, Price Match Guarantee and Convenience this Holiday Season Source: Staples

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--Staples Makes Chic and Functional Workspaces Happen with Exclusive Cynthia Rowley Line and Style at Staples Collections Source: Staples, Inc.

LOS ANGELES--Newegg Unveils Month-Long Savings for Black November® 2015 Source: Newegg Inc.

GRAPEVINE, Texas--GameStop Once Again Participates in Annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving® Campaign Source: GameStop Corp.

MCLEAN, Va.--Tension Relief Needed this Holiday Season: One-Third of Travelers Reveal Yelling at a Stranger During Previous Trip Source: Hilton Worldwide

BURBANK, Calif.--Hasbro Studios and Sony Music/Legacy Recordings to Release My Little Pony Holiday Album on November 6th Source: Hasbro, Inc.

MINNEAPOLIS--’Tis The Season . . . The Dairy Queen® System Debuts the New Candy Cane OREO® Blizzard® Treat to Kick-Off the Holiday Season Source: International Dairy Queen Inc.

NEW YORK--Macy’s Toasts the Holidays with Marvelous Gifts Sure to Surprise and Delight Loved Ones Source: Macy’s

NEW YORK--Macy’s Hearts Peanuts® Source: Macy’s

PALO ALTO, Calif.--Children’s Health Council’s 3rd Annual Rocktoberfest Gala Brings the Community Together to Support the Promise and Potential of Every Child Source: Children’s Health Council

NEW YORK--Ford and Hispanic Federation Kick Off Fifth Year of the New York Hunger Relief Campaign Source: Ford Motor Company Fund and Hispanic Federation

ATLANTA--7th Annual Hearts and Hands Gala November 14 Featuring Tripp and Tyler Source: Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities

NEW YORK--A Nutty Thanksgiving: Ice Age’s Scrat Is Set to Take Flight In the 89th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® Source: Macy’s

BROOKLYN, N.Y.--West Elm and ASPCA “PAW”tner on Limited-Edition Holiday CollectionSource: West Elm

MINNEAPOLIS--Best Buy Consumer Survey Reveals Top Tech Gifts for Holiday Source: Best Buy

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.--Kohl’s Gives Customers an Easier Than Ever Holiday Shopping Experience Source: Kohl’s

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