Never mind that lyric about how "it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas." It already began to weeks ago, when several retailers that count on the holiday shopping season to make their year kicked off their 2015 campaigns.
Stuart Elliott now reports exclusively every week at MediaVillage.com.
Stuart has spent more than three decades covering advertising, marketing and media. He is perhaps best known as the advertising columnist of The New York Times, a post he held from M...