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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -
It is the day after
Christmas and that means a big day for holiday returns, refunds and
Whether it is a gift
someone has given, or received it can be a big headache.
The Better Business Bureau
says they receive a lot of complaints from consumers following the holidays
because they are unable to return a gift.
So what can shoppers do?
The obvious thing to do is
keep the receipt and hopefully the original packaging was not thrown out with
the wrapping paper. Sometimes those
gifts just don't work out, maybe it's the wrong color or size, maybe its
defective, whatever the reason here are a few tips from the BBB of Southern
Arizona that will hopefully make the gift return, refund or exchange experience
a headache free one.
Keep the receipt and
Do not delay. There may be
time limits for returns.
Know the seller's return
policy – this can generally be found online or on the back of the receipt.
Do not assume the return
policy applies to sales or clearance items.
Some stores consider sale
items to be final.
For those who have received
a gift – do not assume the right to exchange an unwanted present.
Keep in mind health
regulations, they may forbid returns of hats, bathing suits or intimate
Generally speaking state
and federal laws do not require retailers to provide returns or exchanges. In some cases – defective products must be
returned to the manufacturer instead of the retailer.
Go online to the Tucson
News Now homepage for more tips from the BBB.