Dec 05, 2023

Edpuzzle: The History of Christmas Shopping!

Ho ho hold's time to learn some cold hard facts about this winter holiday's relationship with shopping. 

After the turkey's been carved and thanks have been given, people have become quicker and quicker to shift their focus to the next holidays--and the shopping that goes along with them. But how did we end up having such a huge focus on commercialism around Christmas time? This video from TwoCents titled "The History of Christmas Shopping" explains how Christmas shopping came to be what we know it as today. 

A woman in a Santa hat, carrying presents, looking distraught in front of logos of some of the biggest brands in the U.S.


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About the Author

Ryan Wood

Ryan grew up with and maintains a love for learning. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay with a degree in Business Administration and worked in sports marketing for a number of years. After living in Texas, Colorado, Tennessee, and Minnesota, the call of education eventually brought Ryan back to his home state of Wisconsin where he was a Business and Marketing teacher for three years. In his free time he likes to spend time with his wife and daughter, play basketball, read, and go fishing. Now with NGPF, Ryan is excited to help teachers lead the most important course their students will ever take.

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