Holiday Thanksgiving Feature Package

Nov 05, 2015, 05:05 ET from PR Newswire Association LLC

NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The following feature package is a roundup of feature stories dealing with Thanksgiving and is appropriate for special sections and for general use. 

For each story included in this package, you will find the first paragraph of the feature release below, as well as its headline linked to the full text.

This is the latest in a series of topical feature packages PRN will carry as part of its regular Feature News Service.  Coming up in 2015 are features on:


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Nov. 12

Personal Finance, Year-End Tax Preparation


Nov. 19

Health and Wellness


Nov. 25

Holiday, Last Minute


Dec. 2

Fitness, Diet and Nutrition


Dec. 3


Holiday Thanksgiving Feature Package

1. Cinco Jotas, a premium acorn-fed 100% iberico ham, announces the launch of 2015 holiday gourmet gift packs

NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Founded in 1879 in Jabugo, Spain, Cinco Jotas is highly respected by prestigious chefs and connoisseurs around the world, with gourmet products to be enjoyed as gifts, served alone as an appetizer, or in combination with any holiday dish.

2. Top 24 Black Friday Predictions Hint of More Deals, Lower Prices

BELOIT, Wis., Oct. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --, where millions of deal hunters go to stack coupons with cash back, predicts a record 50,000 advertised deals from 2015 Black Friday ads (45,000 in 2014) featuring some of the lowest prices of the year for Thanksgiving holiday weekend. With the majority of new smartphones, tablets, streaming devices and in-demand tech released weeks ahead of previous years, early November sales will be ripe for competitive discounting in advance of Black Friday. However, 4 to 1, holiday shoppers are expecting major retailers to offer their deepest savings during prime Black Friday events vs. the early sales, 2 to 1 over Cyber Monday deals (2015 Holiday Survey). This despite 42% of consumers that disagree with stores opening on Thanksgiving Day.

3. The Turkey Meal You Didn't Know You Needed: Potato Chips Stuffed With Classic Thanksgiving Flavors

PHOENIX, Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Saving consumers time spent slaving over a hot stove, Boulder Canyon Foods is bringing back it's potato chip Thanksgiving meal with two kettle-cooked potato chip varieties inspired by the flavors of the season – Turkey & Gravy and Pumpkin Pie.

4. Baskin-Robbins Carves Up Something Sweet This Thanksgiving With The Return Of Its Iconic Turkey Ice Cream Cake

CANTON, Mass., Nov. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With the holiday season right around the corner, Baskin-Robbins, the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, is offering ice cream lovers unique frozen treats to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, including its iconic Turkey Ice Cream Cake. The popular turkey-shaped ice cream cake is "glazed" with Caramel Praline Topping and decorated with sugar cone "legs." The Turkey Ice Cream Cake can be customized with a guest's favorite Baskin-Robbins ice cream flavor, including the November Flavor of the Month, German Chocolate Cake.  

5. Astolat Dollhouse Castle on Public Display for the First Time To be Unveiled during 'Holiday Under The Stars': A New York Tradition at The Shops at Columbus Circle

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Appraised at $8.5 million, The Astolat Dollhouse Castle will be on public display this holiday season at The Shops of Columbus Circle at Time Warner Center in Manhattan for the first time ever since being built in the 1980s. On November 12, the unveiling of the "dollhouse" will coincide with Time Warner Center's lighting of its "Holiday Under the Stars" at 5 p.m., the largest specialty crafted exhibit of illuminated color mixing in the world featuring twelve 14-foot stars that hang from the ceiling of the 150-foot Great Room overlooking iconic Central Park.

6. Black Friday Wins as Holiday Shoppers' Favorite Deals and Savings in 2015

BELOIT, Wis., Nov. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --, where millions of deal hunters go to stack coupons with cash back, announced results from its 2015 Black Friday Shopping Survey (*TNS). Those surveyed overwhelmingly say Black Friday has the best deals and savings versus any other holiday shopping events. Overall expectations reveal that more than 70% plan to spend the same or more than last year during Black Friday, and 40% expect more savings opportunities this year even though 40% expect higher prices. Meanwhile 4 in 10 plan to purchase holiday gifts on Black Friday while just 2 in 10 admit they'll be shopping for themselves. As for which items they will shop for most:

7. At Home Puts Employees First for the Holidays

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Football, Black Friday, and an increasingly connected world have caused Thanksgiving gatherings to evolve over the years, and oftentimes these distractions keep families away from the dinner table. At Home® bucks the current retail trend of opening earlier and earlier on Thanksgiving Day for shoppers. Instead, the home decor superstore, encourages team members to spend the day with friends and family.

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