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Oh please, according to most stores, Christmas starts in early October and ends in late January. There is no "vestige of not being bombarded by Christmas stuff" before Thanksgiving.
Yes you're right about them starting it round mid summer...but I'm also correct. It's already bad, but's it's going to get worse. Now there will be nothing to dilute the Christmas, nothing to give them pause. It'll be pure nonstop Christmas.