According to the National Christmas Tree Association, there were 24.5 million real trees and 10.9 million fake trees purchased in the United States in 2012. This equates to a total of 35.4 million Christmas trees.
In general, Costco does not accept manufacturer's coupons, according to its membership privileges and conditions page. Only coupons that are distributed by Costco are accepted.
According to the National Pawnbrokers Association, pawn shops primarily deal in secured, short-term loans where a customer's belongings are used as collateral. Many pawn shops also offer retail services and buy and resell items.