How to Find Best Bargains in Post-Christmas Retail Rush

Retailers slash prices to move through excess inventory and appeal to shoppers making exchanges.
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Okay, so you thought you were done with holiday shopping, think again. For the hard core it's only just beginning, the weekend after Christmas is the time to go out and snag some of the very best deals of the year. ABC's Mary Bruce is in Washington. Tell me it's not so. This is only for the faint of heart. Reporter: Hey, Cecilia, that's right. You may have thought you were done shopping but don't put away your wallet just yet. Starting today the bargains out here can be better than black Friday. This morning, the holiday may be over, but the shopping season is still going strong. The post-christmas rush is on. Retailers are slashing prices, eager to sell off extra inventory and appeal to shoppers making exchanges. What we know the day after Christmas is that nearly seven in ten American shoppers will hit the post-holiday sales and they truly are going to be experiencing amazing discounts. Reporter: The best bargains, apparel, thanks to warmer than usual weather retailers are struggling to sell winter clothes making for huge savings like Macy's where some women's coats are 50% to 60% off. Clothing, especially for teens averages more than 40% off, designer clothes even better at an average 49% off. It's also a good time to stock up for next year. Holiday swag like wrapping paper and decoratings see steep discounts. With gift card sales reaching a new peak, $130 billion according to industry experts now is a good time to start cashing in. Year after year we found that gift cards are one of the most popular gifts. They give people the freedom to not have to pick a gift that's perfect for the recipient and also give the recipient the freedom to pick whatever they want. Reporter: For many that means fueling up at Starbucks, a record this season. When it comes to returns if you're still not certain about that sweater, don't worry, you may have extra time. Lots of retailers like Best Buy have extended their policies to give you a few extra weeks to make up your mind. I got a couple of crazy

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