Millions of Americans Head to Stores to Spend Gift Cards, Exchange and Return Presents

The day after Christmas is one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
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It is the day after Christmas, which means it is a busy shopping day in America. With returns, customers darking in on gift cards, and post-christmas deals. The holiday shopping season isn't over yet, in fact, according to experts, spending is up, and could top a trillion dollars. Here's ABC's Adrienne Bankert. Reporter: Tonight, the rush to make returns and spend those Christmas gift cards, triggering one of the busiest shopping days of the entire year. They gave my mom the wrong gift in the store, so, I wanted to get a different color. You don't want to wait too long, so, I wanted to get it asap. Reporter: Did you get gifts that you absolutely hated or just the wrong size? Wrong size. Reporter: Retailers are hoping to cash in, too, extending hours and offering deep discounts on just about everything. The best deal? Clothing. Absolutely amazing. Reporter: Name brand sites like Ann Taylor loft, the limited and express slashing prices by 50% or more. And experts say, you may be able to bargain for a better deal in person. But don't procrastinate. Nearly a quarter of all stores shorten their return window around the holidays. Plus, be ready with your receipt and photo I.D. More and more retailers require both to curb shoplifting. And if you have gift cards that you won't be use, try selling them online at sites like raise.com and gift card granny. Tom? Some good tips tonight. All right, Adrienne, thank you.

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