After-Christmas Sales: Indie Boutique Edition
Photo by Brian Harkin Now that we've covered your best bets at all of the department and mall store after-Christmas sales, it's time to hunt down the bargains at
The presents have been unwrapped and the kids are happy with Santa's offerings for another year. The hustle and bustle of holiday shopping is done in the northwest suburbs. Right? Not so fast! The Christmas spirit is still strong in some. For many, the
Armed with gift cards, outfits that don't fit and some unexpected Christmas cash, shoppers are heading back to the malls for yet another bout of holiday splurging. LaTonya Reliford, 33, and her family will be out scavenging for bargains Wednesday.
Typically, stores anticipate that shoppers armed with gift cards or looking to exchange presents will flood into stores on the day after Christmas, making it one of the top five retail-sales days of the season. But, just as it did during the pre
The story of crowds overrunning stores the day after Christmas continued its shift to near-mythical status Wednesday as consumers' ongoing frugality – combined with the growing community of online-shopping devotees – meant that postholiday commerce