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Advice for when you buy by phone

Shopping is easier than ever. Shelves are bulging at retail stores. Online sources are multiplying faster than rabbits in a pen. Malls and shopping centers abound. Despite the array of ways in which to participate in a hefty round of shopping, there is a method preferred for many reasons by multitudes of savvy shoppers. It requires no travel. It is conducted ear-to-ear in a manner that brings one person in touch with another. It is called: buy by phone.

Read catalogs carefully: If you plan to buy by phone after perusing the latest catalog from any supplier, read that catalog carefully. Make notes about your order before speaking with a customer service agent. Product information such as exchange policies and details about refunds can be noted. Knowing the essentials saves time when your call is made. Read the rest of this entry »