Not to be ungrateful, but sometimes you simply give a gift that someone may want to exchange
The rules change somewhat, but there will always be someone out there wanting to exchange a gift. Regardless of the thought you may put into a purchase, it could be just the wrong color, a duplicate, or a truly horrible choice. Don't take it personally; just make it easy for the giftee to find something they really like. You'll probably never know - so don't ask and there will be no hurt feelings.
for gifts or for yourself, make it a habit to keep the receipts. This
is especially true when you're shipping items or if you think there's
a chance the person on the other end may want to exchange an item.
Timing is everything
Note, too, that items such as pillows and pillowcases may be non-returnable. Any item related to personal hygiene is probably a no-go.
Wear out that
a Gift Card
Be sure to know what the limitations for use are. Many, if not used within a certain time period - typically six months or one year - will implement fee deductions. You may find a purchase fee as well in some instances.
Emily Post seems to grant this practice an acceptable one. So, I will
bow to the experts. Just be very sure you don't get caught! I suppose
if it's a duplicate, no one will ever be the wiser.
2005-2006 C.K. Kennedy
Pittsburg, TX 75686
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