It’s almost here! Christmas is less than a month away! Being a smart shopper and “giver of gifts,” helps to prevent disappointments and heartaches before and after December 25th. Here are a few holiday shopping tips:
2. Are retailers required by law to make exchanges, give refunds or returns? Not at all, unless the product is defective or was misrepresented .. . retailers voluntarily adopt their own policies simply as a customer service. . . know the store’s policies before you buy, which should be clearly posted in the store . . . ask if is not . . .
3. What about the giving of gift cards? In light of possible store closings and bankruptcies . . . consider generic bank gift cards or mall cards . . . watch for fees
4. Where can a wise shopper go to know more about the stores where they wish to shop? Business/Charity Reliability Reports OnLine and Off line . . . contact the Better Business Bureau 24 hours a day (409) 835-5348, (855)BBB-SETX or online at www.bbb.org