Archive for 'gift news'

Micheal Jackson Dies at home…Memorabilia Skyrockets.

We interrupt your regularly scheduled blog to bring you the news of MJ’s death. Everyone who doesn’t live in a cave in some far off Island already knows that Michael Jackson went into cardiac arrest at a rented home in L.A, possible following a Demerol shot. What is now emerging is the fact that Michael […]

Gift Giving 101- A List in Two Parts

1. Never give someone a gift that you know you want but don’t know if they want 2. Always wrap presents. The plastic bag is not funny, cute or a moment of humor. It is offensive and indicitive of how much you gave a crap about the person’s present. 3. Never wait till the last […]

The Wonder of the Voicemail..

Okay, so I know it’s a bit of an odd title but I got to thinking today about the wonder of the voicemail. Today while I was working on a rather intensive project my cell phone began ringing. I sent it to voicemail, about ten minutes later the same thing happened and I did the […]

People Spent Less on Mother’s Day Gifts.

Two years the average amount spent on Mother’s day was $139.00, this year people spent around $120.00 on average. The twenty dollar difference is being blamed on the economy and many believe that eventually gift giving trends will rebound as the economy gets better however those who rely heavily on Mother’s day for sales find […]

Online vs. In-store

Jack Mandel of Newsday suggests that college students are losing their ability to interact in the shopping experience. The professor suggest that online shoppers are only concerned with two things; convenience and price. While he admits these are not bad things he wonders if the loss of interaction is a potential negative. I have to […]

Another Reason to Shop Online

States are in serious financial trouble and the green movement is growing more popular by the day. State governments around the nation have decided to take the green movement and capitalize on it. Several cities and states are thinking in instituting a “bag tax”. The bag tax would impose a $.5 tax on each plastic […]

Gift Giving Study

The 2009 National Gift Giving study released it’s results in late April and it would appear as though women are at the helm of the gift giving market. Women around the United States are slowing down on the quantity and expense of each gift but are still shopping for quality products. Women are not cutting […]