Holiday season fills campgrounds with Amazon workers

Dec 21, 2017
The retailer's CamperForce program recruits RV travelers for seasonal work.
The Sweazeas' camper, decked out for Christmas.
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These days, the holiday magic happens in warehouses

Dec 14, 2017
With online shopping now a $400 billion industry, fulfillment centers and warehouses are central to the season.
During the holiday season, orders to consumers nearly double at AMS Fulfillment Services, a company located outside of Los Angeles.
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"A Christmas Carol" was supposed to be Dickens' moneymaker

Dec 1, 2017
Too bad it didn't make him any.
Circa 1954, English novelist and magazine columnist Monica Dickens reads to her children from "A Christmas Carol" by her grandfather Charles Dickens.  
Photo by Orlando /Three Lions/Getty Images

Meet the woman who brought you the Tupperware Party

Dec 3, 2014
Brownie Wise pioneered sale of products at home parties. Then Tupperware fired her.

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