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December 23, 1995 | Bloomberg Business News
It's late in the holiday shopping season. Time is short. So are ideas. For the desperate, late-night television ads offer a bounty of gift-giving hints, including one you'll only see this time of year--Chia Pets. The company that markets Chia Pets, San Francisco-based Joseph Enterprises Inc., runs the nationwide TV ads each December, the only time of year Chia Pets are sold.
December 12, 2013 | By Adam Tschorn
In what may be the perfect mash-up of retro-nostalgia with modern-day reality TV mania, you can now grow a "Duck Dynasty" beard via Chia Pet. We caught a blurb about the Chia Willie and Chia Uncle Si handmade decorative planters on NBC's "Today" show Thursday morning and, since we couldn't stop chuckling about the genius pop-culture collaboration all the way to work, we decided to get some details from the folks at Chia central -- San Francisco-based Joseph...
December 25, 2004 | Dan Nephin, Associated Press
After checking three stores, Beth Cohnen finally found a must-have Christmas gift for her 10-year-old daughter to give to her uncle: a Chia Scooby-Doo. It's bound to be $15 well spent -- he had asked for it for about five years in a row. And although the uncle recognizes the humor in the quirky pottery, Cohnen said, Chia Pets aren't for her. "I think they're kind of odd," she said.
December 22, 1987 | WILLIAM K. KNOEDELSEDER Jr., Times Staff Writer
A Los Angeles federal grand jury looking into suspected payola practices in the record industry has turned up evidence of systematic payments by several independent record promoters to a group of radio station program directors around the country, The Times has learned. But investigators say the system may not violate the federal anti-payola law.
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