Saturday, November 14, 2009

2009 Companies and the Christmas "Naughty or Nice" List

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American Family Association's 2009 listing of top retailers and how they recognize Christmas as of November 10

Companies FOR "Christmas"
updated 11-10-09

Amazon.com
Bass Pro Shops
Bath & Body Works
Bed Bath & Beyond
Belk
Big Lots
Collective Brands
Costco
Dollar Tree
Family Dollar
Dollar General
Hallmark
Hobby Lobby
Home Depot
JC Penney
Kmart
Lowe's
Macy's
Meijer
Menard's
Michael's Stores
Neiman Marcus
Petsmart
Rite Aid
Sears
Super D Drug Stores
Target
Toys R Us
Walgreens
Wal-Mart/Sam's Club

It is good to see Target, KMart and WalMart/Sam's Club, Sears, Penny's, etc. and others with a strong Minnesota presence on this list.

Companies marginalizing "Christmas"

updated 11-10-09

Best Buy
Hy-Vee Stores
Kohl's
QVC
Safeway

Why are Best Buy and Kohl's on this list? Next time you shop there, ask them what their attitude towards Christmas is?

Companies against "Christmas"
updated 11-10-09

Advance Auto Parts
Aldi
Barnes & Noble
Books-A-Million
Braum's Ice Cream
CVS Pharmacy
Dick's Sporting Goods
Gap Stores
Harris Teeter Stores
H.E.B. Stores
Home Shopping Network
Kroger
Limited Brands
McDonald's
Nordstrom
Office Depot
Olive Garden
Outback Steakhouse
Publix
Radio Shack
Staples
SUPERVALU
Victoria's Sec

You might expect Victoria's Secret to fall in this column. You shouldn't shop there anyway. But none of these stores should receive your patronage. But let them know that you aren't shopping there this year and why.


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