Top 5 retail stores for the holidays


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The holiday season is the perfect time to take advantage of sales and promotions.

Kira McAuliffe, Student Life Editor

Looking for a place to get the best deals on gifts for the holiday season? Here is a list of stores and websites that are accessible for the best gifts possible. 


Amazon is a great place to shop for all holiday gifts. They have just about anything you need at the click of a button. It is helpful if you have Prime and can get items shipped to you faster. Not only do they have a great selection of items to buy, they also have an easy return policy if an item doesn’t work out. 


Who doesn’t love shopping at Target? They have all your needs in cute and trendy styles. Their dollar section is a great place to find small gifts needed for Secret Santas and gift exchanges. They also have great deals around the holidays for any other gifts you need including toys, clothing, accessories and electronics. 


A good runner-up from Target would be Walmart. They have everything for the holiday season, including electronics, clothes and toys. They also have great deals around the holidays to help save everybody a little extra money. Walmart is a very convenient place to get all your shopping done and almost every town near you has one.

Best Buy

Looking for good deals on electronics and accessories? Best Buy is a great place to look. They have all brands and types of electronics needed. From smart watches to speakers to TVs or kitchen appliances, they have it all. Check out all the deals offered between Thanksgiving and Christmas to get the best prices. 

Small Businesses 

Lastly, you can’t forget about the local and online small businesses. These are great for personalized or unique gifts to get someone special. Personalize any gift you want and make it unique and individualized. With it being a small business, they usually run sales around the holidays to help save some money or offer bundle deals to sell more gifts for a better price. The only thing to take into consideration is shipping and how it may take a little longer, so don’t wait until the last minute to order.