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Something that has become more popular with each passing year, especially for very busy professionals, is to have a professional shopper take care of gift buying process. Although this is a definite convenience, it can take some of charm out of process of shopping.
Another option is to utilize services of store owners such as myself. After numerous requests by people who are extremely busy to help them pick out perfect gift for someone special, I found it to be an added convenience to my customers to develop a shopping program that allows for their individual tastes and yet, takes stress out of wrapping and shipping gifts. That is how my corporate services division was born.
Shopping online has become very popular over last few years. A few tips that will save you unnecessary problems when shopping online are to know who you are dealing with. It is very easy to confuse a legitimate site with one that is set up merely to dupe consumers. Do not give out your personal information such as Social Security number, motherís maiden name, PIN Numbers or passwords to anyone over Internet. There is no reason for this.
When ordering online, check delivery dates and review warranties. Keep all receipts and website printouts. You will also want to check shipping and handling fees and ask enough questions to determine if there are any hidden fees.
My goal in writing this article is to help you to have most enjoyable holiday season possible. As I mentioned earlier, I can certainly help you with your online or over phone shopping requests. And yet, I do hope for those of you who will be in Myrtle Creek, Oregon area, you will drop in for a visit and enjoy huge selection of bears and gifts we make available to our guests.
About the Author Patricia Twitchell is the proprietor of Just Bears and Stuff, a unique gift shop located in Myrtle Creek, Oregon. Nestled in the scenic mountains, it is a favorite place to visit for people from all over the country. Receive ďBeary Special MomentsĒ a free online teddy bear facts and tips e-zine by visiting www.justbearsandstuff.com