From balmy Miami to snow-bound Virginia and across the country, retailers expect to make up to 15 percent of their year’s sales between the day after Christmas and the end of 2010. NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports.
A familiar post-holiday ritual sees people head once more for the stores to return unwanted gifts or spend their gift cards. But gift-givers might save a lot grief by simply asking what the recipient wants in the first place, if not just handing over a wad of cash. Full story
According to a recent report by the Consumer Federation of America, 57% of American shoppers plans to spend as much if not more than they did last year. Scott Gamm, founder of the website ‘helpsavemydollars.com’, provides tips for safer and smarter shopping.