78% of homemakers will decorate the Christmas tree.
About 78% of American Housewives would dress up Christmas trees this year, found a study by the American Christmas tree Association (ACTA), writes the Chronicle.info with reference to www.marketwatch.
ACTA is a non-profit organization, offering to buy artificial Christmas trees. The accusations against this organization were put forward by the sellers of natural Christmas trees, that ACTA holds annual campaigns to “beat” the desire to buy a real fir, and replace its plastic counterpart.
It is established that the average price for natural wood is on the rise, and amounted to $ 50,82 in 2015, by 22% compared to 2014, and 28% more compared to 2008, Prices increased over the past five years because of drought and lack of trees.
The part of the Americans laid out $1000 for a unique coniferous tree, including delivery and installation.
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In 2015, $1.32 billion was spent on live trees — 32% of which were cut down and procured from forest farms, and 26% were purchased in special shops.
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