MANY families this holiday season will stay home to avoid the stress by shopping online and have time left over to relax at home with their favorite TV shows and movies. In fact, eMarketer says online spending this holiday season will account for 24 percent of all U.S. retail spending during the period.
“Consumers will turn to the Internet to stay within their budgets, locate hard-to-find gifts and avoid crowded stores,” according to the 2012 report “Online Holiday Shopping Forecast and Trends.”
For those parents who want to take advantage of the convenience of online shopping but aren’t brave enough to try it with the little ones underfoot at home, relief is a click away.
With Movies on Demand® on Cable, digital cable customers can access the latest in home entertainment right in the comfort of their own homes. With a click of the remote control, parents can easily search their Movies on Demand menu and instantly access an array of family-friendly films and action-packed blockbusters.
For shoppers who decide to battle the crowds, there’s a fast and easy way to get a jump start on a fun evening by browsing the latest movies available on demand at www.rentmoviesondemand.com.
Youngsters will be inspired to follow the red tresses of Princess Merida in Brave as she wishes for a spell to change her fate. There’s adventure where the end of the world is just the tip of the iceberg in Ice Age: Continental Drift. And when the zombies knock, only Norman can save his town from a centuries-old curse in ParaNorman.
The whole family can laugh along with Rowley and Greg’s misfortunes in Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days or be inspired by the tale of a couple who buries their parental dream only to find a child has sprouted in its place in The Odd Life of Timothy Green.
For the action enthusiasts, Christian Bale resurfaces as Bruce Wayne in The Dark Knight Rises, Peter Parker’s greatest secrets are revealed in The Amazing Spider-Man™, Sylvester Stallone reunites his dream team for an even bigger, more explosive adventure in The Expendables 2, and Jeremy Renner takes over the franchise in The Bourne Legacy. North American Precis Syndicate, Inc.