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Festive holiday decorations OK immediately after Halloween, say 43 percent of people surveyed

By Daniel Johnson-Kim, Zoya Gervis, FOX News, October 7, 2019

A new study examined the holiday spirit and holiday habits of 2,000 Americans, and uncovered that three in 10 have no problem seeing holiday decorations displayed in stores before Halloween or Thanksgiving.

A new study examined the holiday spirit and holiday habits of 2,000 Americans, and uncovered that three in 10 have no problem seeing holiday decorations displayed in stores before Halloween or Thanksgiving.

With the festive spirit in full-swing no matter the time of year, the holiday season requires extensive logistical planning. It just so happens that 83 percent of those surveyed have a holiday to-do list, and over half (55 percent) admitted to starting their list before October. When it comes to procrastination, 21 percent of male respondents wait until December to start their holiday planning, compared to only 14 percent of women.

But what exactly do Americans have on their holiday agenda? When it comes to holiday essentials, decorating the home topped the checklist – with 61 percent of those surveyed naming holiday decorations as a must-do. However, that wasn’t the only requirement on the docket: 59 percent listed gift research and shopping, while a further 52 percent need to plan out all the baking and cooking that comes with the festive season.

When it comes to purchasing gifts for people, more men than women are getting gifts for their boss and co-workers. Around 43 percent of the men surveyed usually purchase a present for their co-workers compared to just 31 percent of women, and 31 percent of men usually get something for the boss as well.

Source:    https://www.foxnews.com/real-estate/holiday-decor-halloween-study

Edited by Michael Rielly
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Just make sure your Christmas lights are not 'installed' for more than 60 days or the municipal Grinch enforcer will be after you! :sc_wink:

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