A salesman dressed as Santa Claus walks along a street with an alpaca during a sales promotion in Beijing on December 25, 2014. Christmas -- once banned in China -- has exploded in the atheist nation in recent years, with marketers using everything from saxophones and smurfs to steam trains to get shoppers to open their wallets. AFP PHOTO / WANG ZHAO        (Photo credit should read WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)