(TUPELO, Miss.) -- Retailers around the country are increasingly feeling the "Christmas" spirit.
According to the American Family Association, there has been an increase in the number of businesses using the word "Christmas" to replace politically-correct terms such as "holiday" and "season."
AdAge.com reports that according to AFA figures, the number of retailers using the word "Christmas" in their marketing campaigns has risen from 20 to 80 percent over the past five years.
However, some businesses prefer to stick to what some have deemed "politically-correct" terms, one of those businesses being Dick's Sporting Goods, which has become the target of an AFA boycott campaign.
The AFA has issued an alert calling for shoppers to stay away from Dick's and to contact the chain’s management to voice their protest.
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