Holiday shopping may be a little frustrating again this year, so you might need a little patience to find that perfect gift and fill your gift list. Store inventories seem to be low again this year, as retailers stick to brands and products that they know are sure sellers - that means less variety and limited availability. So it's a good idea to shop early and be prepared to go with plan 'B' if necessary.
For the most part, it's back to basics for a lot of folks and when it comes to gifts, practical is in. Try reducing your gift budget by just a few dollars and look for deals such as free gift wrapping or shipping - these savings can add up. Have you considered re-gifting? There are rules to re-gifting successfully. Read more tips on how to shop smarter and have fun doing it. And don't forget to include necessary accessories to complete your gift.
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