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Holiday presents are meant to make us feel loved and appreciated by those special people in our lives. Still, without fail, many gifts are destined to be returned before they're even unwrapped.
But before you return that ugly sweater or DVD you'd rather poke your eyes out than watch, here are some tips to make the process hassle-free.
1. Step away from the plastic wrap.
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The Christmas rush might have you feeling all shopped out, but according to dealnews.com, there are a few items you can save big on this time of year.
After Christmas is the best time to shop for:
1. Brand-name HDTVs
When major manufacturers debut their 2014 lineup at the Consumer Electronics show in January, retailers are sure to cut prices on 2013 models, making it the perfect...Read more »
By Christmas Eve, even most procrastinators have tucked their gifts safely under the tree. But every year, there are those true last-minute shoppers who wake up Christmas morning with the dreaded feeling that they forgot something.
If Santa doesn't hit your house overnight to fill in where you left off, you can't count on your local supermarket to be open Christmas Day. Most Waldbaums, Stop...Read more »
As per usual, Kate Middleton was recently spotted looking classy and chic at a charity gala in London. While you may not have any galas to attend in the near future, Middleton's royal get up is perfectly appropriate for any holiday party.
Here's how to get it for less:
1. Dress. Classic, feminine and not too revealing, this LBD is the perfect choice for any holiday gathering with...Read more »
In light of Target’s announcement on Thursday that millions of its customers are in danger of fraudulent charges and identity theft, many shoppers, Target and otherwise, are wondering how safe their information really is. Experian’s ProtectMyID has seven simple steps to avoid identity theft and credit fraud as you make your final holiday purchases.
1. Protect your digital devices. More than...Read more »
With just six days until Christmas, procrastinators everywhere are checking their lists twice — only to realize the alarming number of people they still need to shop for.
If you dread the crowds at stores this time of year, online shopping is your only choice. You still have a shot at free shipping from some retailers, and for a few extra bucks you can be reassured the gifts you're mailing...Read more »
Dec. 18-19 SYDNEY EVAN DESIGNER ROSANNE KARMES is on hand at BERGDORF GOODMAN in Manhattan from noon to 6 p.m. to help you create and customize a beaded bracelet and/or necklace using exotic skin beads, 14 karat gold and pavé diamond charms; 745 Fifth Ave.; 800-558-1855.
SAKS FIFTH AVENUE is hosting the Marco Bicego fine jewelry trunk show from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Walt Whitman...Read more »
Holiday shoppers still on the hunt for jewelry may find it at Fortunoff -- yeah, we said Fortunoff -- starting Friday and going through Sunday. Esther Fortunoff-Green, a descendant of Max and Clara Fortunoff, who founded the iconic brand in 1922 as a pots and pans store in Brooklyn, has – just in the St. Nick of time -- opened a pop-up shop in the Cotillion Room of the Garden City Hotel.
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Who says fashion and football don't mix?
Manhattan's top retailers are already preparing for Super Bowl XLVIII's Feb. 2 kick-off at East Rutherford, N.J.'s MetLife Stadium, Women's Wear Daily reports.
So, for those who would rather score a new outfit than a touchdown, or for Giants fans who need some retail therapy to get over this season's shortcomings, here's what to expect:
Bloomingdale's:...Read more »
It’s late Thursday morning on the coldest day of the year so far, and designer Yigal Azrouel, 40, blows into Hirshleifers, the uber-luxe temple of fashion at the Americana shopping center in Manhasset.
He’s not there to shop, although, he says, “They have a lot of good stuff here; maybe I will take care of some shopping later.” It’s a trunk show that has the handsome, Israeli-born designer,...Read more »