Beware: Holiday Gift Returns

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ShopSmart, the magazine produced by Consumer Reports, lists five return gotchas in its January issue.
“Don’t assume you can bring an item back to the store if you’re not satisfied,” said Lisa Lee Freeman, editor-in-chief of ShopSmart. “Familiarize yourself with a retailer’s return policy and remember that they vary greatly among stores.”
Among the gotchas: Some stores will not take back items purchased online. Some at, for instance, are returnable by mail only. For more, click here.

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