Tips and Tricks to Shop During the Sales
“When I shop, the world gets better, and the world is better” – Confession of a Shopaholic
Most people agree that their world gets better, much better, indeed, when they shop. Only a selected few know that picking up the best of clothes, accessories and other products at discounted rates during the sales period is, in fact, what makes everything just so perfect. And now, it’s that time of the year again when the sale signboards your eyes crave for are all set to shower their BIG magic. But, before you rush in headlong with your shopping cart, here are some tips and tricks to getting the best out of the sale season.
Delve a bit deeper:
When is the sale? –
It is best to have a clear understanding of when the sale is going to happen. Winter wear, for example, may come at a considerably discounted rate by the end of winter. Boots, shawls, stoles, accessories that are timeless are best bought in End of Season sales and stored for use in the coming year rather than bought at the start of the season.
Time it right –
The best time to get what you want out of an End of Season Sale or a Clearance Sale is to shop on the first or second day. This way, you will have many more options to choose from and will have access to almost all the clothes, accessories, shoes, and gadgets on sale. Isn’t it far better than shopping from what is left over after other shoppers have had their pick?
Make a list –
Shopping during the sale season can be quite distracting because of the attractive discounts. It is best to have a clear understanding of the additions you wish to make to your wardrobe and shop for these items first. It doesn’t help to go looking for handbags and end up with extra shoes and no purses simply because you ran into the shoe store first.
Look out for great discounts and promotions –
A sale is just the right season to look out for promotional and combined offers. You may want to look out for promotions that read “Buy 2, Get 1” or perhaps something like “50% off on a purchase of 3”. These are great bargains and value for money purchases.
Understand the return and exchange policy –
It is not uncommon to want to exchange a product or even return it after it is bought. It is best to remember that standard policies do not apply to sale purchases. Some stores do not allow exchange or return of items on sale and some do allow it within a day or two. It is important to learn the policy before you go ahead and buy an item on sale.
What is most important is the fun and joy we find in shopping for all the products we desire when a sale is on.
So gear up for the much-needed retail therapy during the sales period at your favourite shopping destination – Select CITYWALK and thank us later!
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