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    British Chain Nixes In-Store Santas

    LONDON - NOVEMBER 13:  Santa performers line up at a phone box in Leicester Square on November 13, 2008 in London. Santa performers attended the Odeon Cinema in Leicester Square to watch a new film entitled 'Santa School: The Film'.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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    Santa Claus is coming to town—but only if you aren't shopping at Debenhams. The British department store chain announced Friday that it would not be hosting jolly old St. Nicks in any of its stores this year. But the store isn't as much of a Grinch as it may seem: a spokeswoman chalked up the decision to the good of the children. She explained that due to the influx of Kris Kringles in other stores, "we had complaints from parents saying there were too many, which was confusing their young children." Hopefully the decision won't affect store management's status on the real Father Christmas's naughty-or-nice list.

    Read it at The Telegraph