Snowmen Already On Sale at Costco. Let the Madness Begin!
It does little good to remind certain cash-hungry retailers it’s still summertime, as the “do your shopping early” countdown to Christmas begins even though we haven’t experienced the Labor Day holiday (which spells the end of summer commercially). Costco gets rid of beach balls in favor of snow man yard ornaments and other retail outlets set out Thanksgiving items and snow blowers. All this is an “annoying phenomenon” that is here to stay, declares Time Magazine.