Christmas is quickly approaching and time sure is flying as it gets busy. Here are a few fun facts from your sales team here at Edison to help you take a minute and relax!
1. 2.1 Billion Christmas cards will be sent this holiday season
2. World’s largest gift was the Statue Of Liberty. The People of France gave it to the US in 1886. It’s 151 ft and 1 inch, weighs 225 tonnes!
3. 53% of Americans plan to “re-gift” this year.. (Guilty..)
4. 7 in 10 dogs will get a Christmas gift from their owner!
5. 1 in 10 number of presents broken by the New Year
6. 1 in 3 men will wait until Christmas Eve to finish their shopping (My Dad definitely guilty..)
7. At least 90 minutes will be spent waiting in line to pay (Isn’t that the truth)
8. Based on a 1999 estimated population count of North America and Europe, on Christmas Eve of that year Santa Claus had to visit 42,466,666 homes in a 12-hour period at the rate of 983 homes per second! (Do you believe?!)
9. 5340 is the average number of times Visa Cards are used every minute during Christmas time!
10. The average person will walk 5 miles around stores, parking lots and malls this Christmas (An excuse to have more chocolate!)
The list could go on and on, these were a few favorites. Hope this season is Merry and Bright!
Melissa & Todd @ Edison