Unhappy Returns and Post-Christmas Savings

Shoppers pack malls to hunt for bargains and return unwanted gifts.
1:39 | 12/27/14

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Now, to how many of you probably spent your day. The mad dash to return unwanted Christmas gifts. December 26th, one of the single busiest shopping days of the year. And Paula Faris reports in from the fray. Reporter: It may not come with the frenzy of black Friday -- but today is one of the busiest shopping days of the year. And retailers are rolling out the deals. Some of the best on clothing, like buy one get two free, at Saks off fifth, 60% off at best Buy, and 70% off at aeropostale. Walmart trying out a pilot program. Trade in those unwanted gift cards for a Walmart gift card. They'll give you 97 cents on the dollar. And if you're returning that less than perfect present, you're not alone. Ups is bracing for 4 million returns in coming weeks. Retails, too, gearing up for their own deluge. You don't want to wait too long, correct? You don't want to wait too long, because if you're looking for a particular size and color, you hope it's still in the store. Reporter: When it comes to tech, some retailers have stricter time frames for those returns, compared to other merchandise. And rules that apply only to electronics. Such as an open box fee. Or restocking, which can be as high as 25% of the purchase price. Some retailers are naughty, but most are nice. This year, many of them will let you make returns into January. Reporter: Ensuring happy returns and a happy new year.

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