17SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr The holiday shopping season is in full swing. As you’re buying holiday gifts and checking off your shopping list, you should also keep in mind retailers’ return policies. There’s a good chance that something from your holiday shopping trips will get returned, since two-thirds (68.6 percent) of consumers indicated last year that they returned gifts most or some of the time, according to the National Retail Federation’s Gift Receiving and Returning report. Fortunately, most retailers offer fair return policies — or 90 percent of shoppers think so.However, some return policies definitely favor customers more than others, GOBankingRates found in its annual survey of retailers’ return policies. Looking at return time limits, receipt policies and other terms, this survey ranked 31 major retailers’ return policies from best to worst. Click through to see the stores that make returns a breeze — and those with the worst return policies.10 Best Return PoliciesThe best return policies make it simple and easy for customers to return or exchange a purchase if they aren’t satisfied. In fact, many of the 10 best return policies place no time limits on returns, and some will accept exchanges and returns even for well-used items.These favorable return policies truly put the customer first, which is a huge help for the shopper struggling with a holiday spending hangover, or a giftee dealing with a haul of unwanted presents. Click through to see the 10 stores with the most generous return policies this holiday season. continue reading »
Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s return at the turn of the year signalled the end for Piatek, who will now be playing for his fourth club in just two years.However Mourinho has managed to bolster his attacking unit this week.Spurs splashed out £27m to bring 22-year-old winger Steven Bergwijn to the capital from PSV.Spurs have just £10MILLION to spend on Harry Kane stand-in with Mourinho set to miss out on Piatek and Willian Jose JOSE MOURINHO has missed out on signing Krzysztof Piatek with the striker set to join Hertha Berlin from AC Milan in a £23.5million move.The Poland international was wanted by the North London side to help cope with the loss of the injured Harry Kane.1 Spurs have lost out in the chase for Milan star Krzysztof PiatekCredit: AP:Associated PressSpurs have been keen on the 24-year-old since the transfer window opened – but Mourinho was only interested in a loan move.And that looks to have scuppered his hopes of securing the forward after Bundesliga outfit Hertha lodged an offer.Despite only signing him a year ago, Milan wanted to offload Piatek on a permanent basis and had resisted all Spurs’ advances.Ex-Genoa star Piatek jetted off to Germany on Wednesday to complete the formalities of the £23.5m deal, which includes a number of add-ons that could see that figure rise.Milan will be pleased to have recouped a large majority of the £30.4m they shelled out on the ace, who scored 15 goals in 37 Italian top-flight matches for the San Siro giants.Piatek has struggled for form over recent months after a bright start and has been shoved down the pecking order.