72 Black Friday and Christmas Shopping 2012

The shopping season is here. Some strategies for getting deals, some hot toys and the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book. You’ll find the Christmas Stocking on Twitter.com/XmasStocking,  Facebook.  Let the world know what Christmas means to you. Call me privately from MyChristmasStocking.net using the Call Me button or email an audio file to  TopElf at MyChristmasStocking.NET.

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Featured music:

“Coming Home” by The Sota Boys from “MistleFlow” (Distrophonix)
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Background music:

“Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy” by Charles Afton from “The Reindeer Room II” (Kriztal Entertainment Group, Inc.)
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“We Three Funky Kings” by  Jay Soto from “Smooth Soul Holiday” (NuGroove Music LLC)
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More information:

Predictions for the 2012 Christmas shopping season from smarter people than me (which isn’t saying a whole lot).

The logic behind the myth of the Black Friday deal.

The ins- and outs- of price-matching policies you need to watch out for.

The Toys ‘R’ Us 2012 Holiday Hot Toy List!

The Neiman Marcus Christmas Book!

There have been Black Friday episodes in every season (6 of them! Plus one more where I talk a little about it!)

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15 Christmas Shopping 2007

From Christmas ’07: Black Friday is here again, and we look at what the shopping season will be like this year, along with the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book, celebrating their 100th anniversary. Go to MyChristmasStocking.net to comment. Email: TopElf at MyChristmasStocking.NET.

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Background music:
“Skating” by Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra (from “Carol Of The Bells”)

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“Seasoned Greetings” by Davie Allan and the Arrows from (“Fuzz For the Holidays 2”)
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Featured song:

“Black Friday” by Music for Viola (from “Takin’ Care of Christmas” and Soundclick.com)

More information:

You can look at the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book yourself. Wikipedia has some choice selections from previous Christmas Books.

Back down to Earth, here’s a nice history of the Sears catalog.

Christmas shopping ’07 forecast: The Game industry and big screen TVs. Will the United Kingdom have a good shopping year? Or a bad one?