Thrifty parents are finding plenty of places to barter on the Web.
I’ve saved the best for last.
You know that relative whose gifts are a little, well, off the mark?
Yes, they are still used throughout Asia.
Here’s a cool STOCKing stuffer.
Make dreams a reality with a Dream Basket.
It was THE hottest thing last summer during the World Cup soccer games.
Readers of a certain age will remember the fun of getting the giant Sears Wish Book in the mail at the start of the holiday season and paging through it to mark all the desired gifts.
Target has come up with a clever way to sell more gift cards.
The tie inflates quickly and easily via a small opening on the backside to become a comfortable pillow.
If you really want to go all out, see that anything in print (a catalog, brochure, or label) is more specific than “Gift Certificate.” Perhaps “Gift certificate toward the purchase of art by Geri Dunn” would be sufficient.
I thought: ‘This is so stupid and wasteful,'” he says.
Plastic Jungle, a clearinghouse where people can buy and sell their unwanted gift cards, says its Web site traffic has gone up by an astronomical 250% since Christmas.
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