Natural Foods Merchandiser

December 2006 promotional ideas

Monthly Themes

  • National Stress-Free Family Holidays Month
  • Safe Toys and Gifts Month
  • Spiritual Literacy Month
  • Colorectal Cancer Education and Awareness Month

    Weekly Themes
    Dec. 1-7—Tolerance Week
    Dec. 1-7—Cookie Cutter Week
    Dec. 16-23—Hanukkah
    Dec. 26-Jan. 1—Kwanzaa

    Daily Themes
    Dec. 1—World AIDS Day
    Dec. 4—Extraordinary Work Team Recognition Day
    Dec. 5—Bathtub Party Day
    Dec. 10—Human Rights Day
    Dec. 12—Gingerbread House Day
    Dec. 21—Humbug Day
    Dec. 21—World Peace Day/Winter Solstice
    Dec. 24—Christmas Eve
    Dec. 25—Christmas Day
    Dec. 26—Boxing Day
    Dec. 29—No Interruptions Day
    Dec. 31—New Years' Eve
    Dec. 31—World Peace Meditation

    Tip: For the holidays and Gingerbread House Day, display a natural and organic version of the traditional gingerbread house. Along with featuring the baking ingredients, include natural versions of candy decorations, such as gumdrops and candy canes, as well as chocolate chips, raisins, nuts, cranberries and candied ginger. Have your staff build a sample house and include your recipe.

    Natural Foods Merchandiser volume XXVII/number 10/p. 141

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