Tips and guidelines for returning gifts this year

The fuzzy Christmas cat sweater isn’t your style?

It’s okay if the Christmas presents you received are not on par. Returning a Christmas gift can be a source of anxiety for Christmas gift-givers and recipients. However, there is no need to worry.

Most retailers accept returns as a matter of normal business.

Consumer Responsibility

“Take a gift back as quickly as possible, even though many stores don’t have a time limit,” said Sharlean Briggs, an Alabama Extension family resource management and workforce development regional agent. “If possible, return the item with the tags, box, bag or wrappi...