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It’s Too Soon September 12, 2006

Posted by Mitchell in Home, Politics.
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Note to grocery store chains – It’s.Too.Soon!

Stop it.  It’s not even mid-September!  Really this stuff started popping out right after Labor Day even.  Take it down and put it away until October.  ALL OF IT!!  Yes, all the cobwebbing, the spiders, the bats, rats, “spooky” Dr. Shivers full-sized-talking-sort-of-animatronic-dude.  ALL of the Halloween stuff!  Yeah, I know you’ve splurged a lot on the candy budget and you’ve got to move the product – it’s still too soon.  Market the appropriate holiday stuff in the appropriate season please! 

Oh, and if I see a Santa Claus on ANYTHING before this month is out someone is gonna have to learn how it feels to squeeze that item out in the bathroom the next day.

Fair warning.

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Comments

1. Elzbth - September 12, 2006

I noticed that, too. We will probably be seeing Cadbury Easter Eggs by Thanksgiving.

2. kevlarchick - September 13, 2006

I like it. Keeps me from focusing on the “now.” Keeps me from being “in the moment.” Life’s all about tomorrow.

3. daveintexas - September 14, 2006

Being in this distribution – logistics thing, I can tell you that the Christmas stuff is out two weeks before Halloween.

Easter candy (Pasqua, as my friends in Brazil call it) is in the pipeline by Dec 20.

4. HayZeus - September 15, 2006

It could be worse. Step into your local Costco right now and chances are you’ll be greeted by a couple of Christmas aisles. Yep. You read that right. 😦

5. Dave in Texas - September 15, 2006

Interestingly, even in a meduim small sized town in Texas, I do not recall local stores running out of Christmas stuff. Pretty good fill rates. But it does mean you see it sooner.

6. Enas Yorl - September 15, 2006

NO! No Christmas stuff yet!! GAH!


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