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Numbers Don’t Lie--Christmas Trees Remain the Centerpiece of U.S. Holiday Celebrations
78 percent of U.S. Households Will Display a Christmas Tree in 2014
December 11, 2014...Seventy-eight percent of U.S. households, or more than 94 million, will display a Christmas tree in their home this holiday season, according to a survey conducted by the American Christmas Tree Association (ACTA). read more»
2014 Christmas Season Off to an Early and Impressive Start--American Christmas Tree Association Reports Significant Growth in Christmas Tree Sales
October 09, 2014
The American Christmas Tree Association, (ACTA), is reporting its members are seeing significant growth in the sale of Christmas trees compared to same time sales last year. "Many retailers set up their stores Christmas displays much earlier this year in anticipation of the extra day of Christmas shopping in 2014," said Jami Warner, Executive Director of ACTA. read more»
Most American Households Will Celebrate Christmas With A Christmas Tree – American Christmas Tree Association Survey Shows Rise in Households With Real Trees
December 10, 2013
More than 94 million American households, or 79 percent of all households, will display a Christmas tree in their home this holiday season, according to a survey conducted by Nielsen on behalf of the American Christmas Tree Association, (ACTA). read more»
October is Fire Prevention Month – American Christmas Tree Association Recommends Special Care For A Safe Holiday Season
Early birds who have already begun preparations for the Christmas holiday season to take special precautions now to be fire-safe."Christmas trees, holiday ornaments, and other Christmas decorations are already on full display in the stores, even though we're just getting our costumes ready for Halloween," said Jami Warner, Executive Director of ACTA. read more»
Dogs and Christmas Trees: American Christmas Tree Association Offers Ways for Both to Peacefully Co-exist During the Holiday Season
September 18, 2013
A Christmas tree is an enduring symbol of the holiday season but to a dog, it can be an irresistible lure. Even the most well-trained, best behaved dogs can get a little over-excited by the colors, lights and scents of a Christmas tree so it’s important to make sure your dog is safe and sound around your holiday decorations, said Jami Warner. read more»
Trending for Christmas 2013… New Technology Enhances Christmas Decor: American Christmas Tree Association Points to New Holiday Technologies for an Easier and Brighter Christmas
August 22, 2013
Festoon your house and yard with a colorful array of laser Christmas lights, set up your Christmas tree with LED lights that alternate from clear to multi-colored at a press of a button and create beautiful bows in minutes--these are just a few examples of how easy and fast families can begin enjoying Christmas 2013. read more»
American Christmas Tree Association Celebrates Earth Day By Looking Forward To Christmas
Los Angeles, April 22, 2013
Earth Day, a celebration of awareness and appreciation for the Earth's environment every day, not just one day a year, is actually a perfect day to start planning now for an earth-friendly Christmas.Consumers increasingly demand more sustainable products and have so many great choices available when it comes to Christmas trees... read more»
No One Wants To See Holidays Come To A Close But It’s Time To Take Down The Christmas Tree
Post-Holiday Reminder From the American Christmas Tree Association
Los Angeles, December 26, 2012
The American Christmas Tree Association (ACTA) is reminding those who put their real Christmas tree up right after Thanksgiving to take it down the week after Christmas, and for those who celebrate with an artificial tree, to properly store it away for next season."Real Christmas trees that have been up for four weeks must be disposed of immediately to avoid fire danger," said Jami Warner, Executive Director of ACTA... read more»
Most American Households Will Celebrate Christmas With An Artificial Christmas Tree
American Christmas Tree Association Releases Annual Nielsen Survey
Los Angeles, December 10, 2012
Eighty-three percent of U.S. households that will display a Christmas tree this season will display an artificial Christmas tree, up from 79 percent in 2011,according to a study commissioned by the American Christmas Tree Association (ACTA), conducted by Nielsen. Twenty-three percent will display a real Christmas tree.
Nielsen polled nearly 30,000 households for the study. Other key findings included the following:Nearly two-thirds of all American households will celebrate Christmas with an artificial Christmas tree; Eighteen percent of all households will display a real Christmas tree... read more»
It's Beginning to Feel a Lot Like Holiday Allergy Season: Holiday’s Could Trigger Asthma and Allergy Symptom’s But Simple Precautions Can Save the Season
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 14, 2012
Allergy experts are warning the 40 million American’s who suffer from allergies to take precautions to avoid some common holiday-related irritants. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, you can prevent some of the symptoms before they start. Dr. Richard Weber, president-elect of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology offered the following holiday-related advice: "Be selective with holiday décor. Watch out for hidden allergens that in lurk in decorations ... read more»
October is Fire Prevention Month – American Christmas Tree Association Reminds Families to Take Holiday Precautions Now
October 01, 2012
The American Christmas Tree Association (ACTA) is reminding consumers who have already begun preparations for the Christmas holiday season to take special precautions now to be fire-safe for the holidays. "It's not hard to notice that holiday ornaments, trees and other Christmas decorations are already on display in the stores, even though we've just said goodbye to summer," said Jami Warner... read more»
Trending this Christmas Season: Many Christmas Tree Owners Will Display Both Real and Artificial Christmas Trees
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2012..
A Nielsen survey of nearly 30,000 U.S. households conducted at the end of last Christmas season found that a growing percentage of U.S. households who will display a real tree will also display an artificial tree, recognizing a developing trend in households that are celebrating Christmas with more than one Christmas tree and more than one kind of tree.. read more»
Choosing an Artificial or Real Christmas Tree? -- Either Way, Both are Green
Los Angeles, CA (PR WEB) December 1, 2011..
December 1, 2011 -- The first ISO-compliant third-party peer reviewed Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) comparing the most common artificial Christmas tree sold in the United States to the most common real Christmas tree sold in the United States, found that the choice of either tree has a negligible impact on the environment. However, the study's findings show that length of ownership, disposal method and "tree miles" can make a difference on which tree is environmentally preferable..... read more»
2011 Christmas Tree Purchases By the Numbers
Los Angeles, CA (PR WEB) December 12, 2011..
December 12, 2011 -- According to new data from Nielsen Research, approximately 21.6 million real trees and 12.9 million artificial trees will be purchased by U.S. households this Christmas season. Nielsen surveyed nearly 30,000 U.S. households on behalf of the American Christmas Tree Association (ACTA), also found that the average cost of a real tree was $46 and the average cost of an artificial tree was $78.... read more»
It's Beginning to Feel a Lot Like Holiday Allergy Season: Tips for a Sniffle-Free Holiday Season from the American Christmas Tree Association
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 13, 2011..
October 13, 2011 -- Are you allergic to Christmas? The indoor environment during the holidays can be especially challenging. Dust, pollen, fireplace smoke and allergies to some indoor plants and trees can cause irritation. The American Christmas Tree Association offers some helpful tips to breathe easy this holiday season.... read more»
American Christmas Tree Association Calls For Holiday Fire Safety Awareness
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 5, 2011..
October 5, 2011 -- In observance of National Fire Prevention Week, October 9th-15th, the American Christmas Tree Association reminds those who celebrate the holidays with a Christmas tree or any holiday decorations to make sure their smoke alarms are in good working order... read more»
Bet You Can't Just Buy One...Christmas Tree
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 7, 2011..
September 7, 2011 -- Gone are the days when consumers were content with celebrating the holidays with just one Christmas tree as their festive focal point. Increasingly, consumers are choosing to purchase multiple Christmas trees, both real and artificial, to decorate more than one room in their home as well as their outdoor spaces.... read more»
Make Safety The No. 1 New Year's Resolution--It's Time to Take Down Your Christmas Tree
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 27, 2010..
December 27, 2010 -- The American Christmas Tree Association (ACTA) is urging those who put their real Christmas tree up right after Thanksgiving to take it down the week after Christmas. "Real Christmas trees that have been up for four weeks must be disposed of immediately to avoid fire danger," said Jami Warner, Executive Director of ACTA.... read more»
Pets Should Have a Safe and Merry Christmas, Too
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 29, 2010..
November 29, 2010 -- Although beautiful and cheerful in the home, a decorated Christmas tree is a potential hazard for domestic pets both big and small, according to the American Christmas Tree Association (ACTA).... read more»
Have Yourself A Merry Guilt-Free Christmas
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 30, 2010 ..
Christmas and anxiety often go hand in hand. Between the gift buying, house and Christmas tree decorating, and cooking for friends and family, it's no wonder the holiday season can bring a side of ulcer along with that honey baked ham. Why not make this Christmas easier than all others? The American Christmas Tree Association (ACTA).... read more»
Christmas Tree Trade Association Predicts The Christmas Season Will Be Very Merry, Indeed!
Los Angeles, CA, November 1, 2010..
Despite the still shaky state of the economy, consumers are not cutting back on important family purchases, including Christmas trees, according to the American Christmas Tree Association (ACTA).... read more»
American Christmas Tree Association Urges Holiday Fire Safety Awareness
West Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) October 1, 2010
In observance of National Fire Prevention Week, October 3-9, the American Christmas Tree Association reminds those who celebrate the Christmas holidays with a Christmas tree to make sure their smoke alarms are in good working order before setting up their tree this season. .... read more»
American Christmas Tree Association Wishes a Happy 500th Birthday to the First Decorated Christmas Tree
Rancho Cordova, CA (PRWEB) August 3, 2010
The American Christmas Tree Association Celebrates the 500th anniversary of the first decorated Christmas Tree.... read more»
Celebrate Christmas Safely: Christmas Tree Safety Tips To Avoid Holiday Christmas Tree Fires
West Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) December 7, 2009
It's pretty hard not to notice the merry transformation happening in cities, towns and neighborhoods across the country as homes and businesses decorate for the holidays. To make sure this year will be a very happy holiday season, the American Christmas Tree Association (ACTA)... read more»
An Artificial Christmas Tree Can Make the Holidays Even Brighter -- Real Christmas Trees Cost Three Times More Than Artificial Trees
Los Angeles, CA, November 3, 2009
While it looks like the long, crippling recession may be nearing an end, it has forced consumers to rethink the way they spend their hard earned money. As the holiday season is upon us, when considering the purchase of a Christmas tree, the facts are clear‹artificial Christmas trees save real money over the annual purchase of farm-grown Christmas trees, according to the American Christmas Tree Association (ACTA)...read more»
Just in Time for the Holidays: Fire Awareness and Prevention
Los Angeles, CA, October 1, 2009
American Christmas Tree Association Joins National Fire Protection Association to Urge Fire Safety Awareness...read more»
Recession-Proof Your Holidays -- Real Christmas Trees Cost Three Times As Much As Artificial Trees
Los Angeles, CA, December 1, 2008
Unprecedented economic uncertainty this holiday season is forcing consumers to spend their money in much different ways. When considering the purchase of a Christmas tree this year, the facts are clear - artificial Christmas trees save real money over the annual purchase...read more»
ACTA Launches New Website
Los Angeles, CA, November 10, 2008
Consumers deserve the best and most accurate information about Christmas trees, including child and fire safety, allergies, sustainability, artificial vs. live trees, cost-effectiveness, easy of use, and other factors that go into the Christmas tree purchase decision-making process...read more»
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