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Best Holiday Shopping Tips: Take a Retail Therapy Day

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5. Take a Retail Therapy Day

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How about taking a day off from work to get your shopping done? You’ll avoid the weekend crush and the herd mentality pressure that comes with it, suggests Carla Fried. No calling in sick; take it as an official vacation day. According to Expedia, we typically end up with three unused vacation days a year. Grab one now.

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