Christmas tree

Christmas trees

How to close a deal on a Christmas tree

Dec 24, 2014
Christmas tree salesman Ernest Parker explains the business of holiday cheer.
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Some of Santa's elves are also lumberjacks

Dec 24, 2014
One entrepreneur in Minnesota is hand delivering trees, dressed as an elf.
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Patti Romp, in striped jacket, has been selling Christmas trees for 27 years. Her daughter, Ellie Bishop, far left, and son, Tim Romp, are taking the reigns this year

Secrets of the Christmas tree lot

Dec 17, 2014
The Vermont family selling that Christmas tree in Brooklyn? They didn't grow it. A big tree farm did.
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Ditched on the curb, old Christmas trees have a future

Jan 3, 2013
There are all sorts of ways to recycle Christmas trees: Mulch. Sand dune retainers. Even crappie fishermen get in on it.
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The Christmas tree: A consumer conundrum

Dec 14, 2012
Every December, millions of Americans spend their hard-earned money on Christmas trees. To find out why this tradition persists and how consumers decide which tree is right for their budget, Tony Cox visited a busy Christmas tree lot in L.A.
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