Christmas Tree Farmers: 'Keep It Real'Between 75 and 80 percent of Americans who have a Christmas tree now have an artificial one, and the $1 billion market for fake trees is growing at about 4 percent a year — even though they can be reused again and again.
Shortage Of Christmas Trees Is Forcing Costs Up, But Some Say It Won’t Change Holiday Tradition“[There] might be a shortage, but I think you can always find a tree. Maybe it’s not perfect or it’s a couple more dollars, but you got to do it.”
It May Be Harder To Find The Perfect Christmas TreeThe yuletide market imbalance was created a decade ago when a glut of Christmas trees and the Great Recession combined to drive many growers out of business.
Amazon Will Sell And Deliver Live Christmas Trees This YearAn Amazon spokesperson said that some of trees will be eligible for Prime shipping, meaning members of its $119-yearly subscription program will get two-day shipping.
Christmas Trees: Still A Few To Be HadWhile some Christmas Tree sellers have low supplies, others still have a wide selection for those who need a last-minute tree.
U.S. Christmas Tree Shortage May Cause Price Hike This YearNorth Carolina and Oregon have been hit the hardest by the nationwide shortfall this year. The smaller supply is expected to hike prices by as much as 10 percent during the holiday rush.
Still Need A Tree? Some Lots Open In Chicago On Christmas EveSome people in Chicago were still buying Christmas Trees on Christmas Eve; some looking for bargains, some by tradition.
Coast Guard Delivers Christmas Trees To Chicago Families In NeedThe U.S. Coast Guard delivered smiles on Saturday at Navy Pier after donating 1,200 Christmas tree to families in need.
North Suburban Y Sells Christmas Trees For Needy FamiliesLooking for a Christmas tree? The second annual Tree Sale fundraiser is up and running at the North Suburban YMCA in Northbook.
As Christmas Tree Lots Start To Close, Workers Reflect On SeasonMost of the smaller Christmas tree lots are closed by now. But WBBM's Steve Miller found one on the North Side that's in its final day - and as employees dismantled the lot, they reflected on Christmases past.
Ship Loaded With Christmas Trees Arrives In Chicago A U.S. Coast Guard ship loaded with more than 1,200 Michigan Christmas trees has arrived in downtown Chicago.
Expert Offers Tips On Buying The Best Christmas TreeCBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez has tips on finding the perfect one.