Many happy returns! Thursday is “National Returns Day”

Thursday marks National Returns Day, the day during the holiday season when Americans return the most packages to retailers.The Better Business Bureau offered several pieces of advice for people making returns.They say consumers should know the seller’s policies, particularly what would be required for a return or exchange. They also say consumers should make sure they understand warranties and keep all packaging related to the item they’re returning.They also suggest picking a time when the store is not likely to be as crowded and to be aware of potential restocking or shipping fees.The National Retail Federation said 80 percent of consumers prefer to make holiday returns or exchanges in stores and 74 percent said they’re likely to purchase something else while returning or exchanging an unwanted gift.

Thursday marks National Returns Day, the day during the holiday season when Americans return the most packages to retailers.

The Better Business Bureau offered several pieces of advice for people making returns.

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They say consumers should know the seller’s policies, particularly what would be required for a return or exchange. They also say consumers should make sure they understand warranties and keep all packaging related to the item they’re returning.

They also suggest picking a time when the store is not likely to be as crowded and to be aware of potential restocking or shipping fees.

The National Retail Federation said 80 percent of consumers prefer to make holiday returns or exchanges in stores and 74 percent said they’re likely to purchase something else while returning or exchanging an unwanted gift.