Holiday Gift Ideas for Women

What to do if you are a last-minute shopper

Holiday shopping is over in less than a week, and the shipping deadline has passed - but lucky for you, that doesn't matter. There is something faster than a UPS truck or a Fed Ex plane -- purchasing gift cards online!

If you’re reading this, you probably haven’t finished your Christmas shopping yet. Don’t be embarrassed. You aren’t alone. And, you’re in good company. Let your fingers do the  shopping. The Information superhighway delivers its parcels faster than any other physical route. This isn’t “same day delivery”; it’s “same minute delivery”.

Gift cards are a widely purchased and appreciated gift. GiftWizard reports that the National Retail Federation showed that “nearly six in 10 (58.8%) consumers say they would like to receive gift cards as a gift, making this the ninth year in a row that gift cards have topped the list of most requested gift items.” Even far-in-advance shoppers report their plans to buy gift cards. For the 2018 holiday season, spending on gift cards is expected to reach $29.9 billion, up from last year’s estimated $27.6 billion. Holiday shoppers plan to purchase an average of four gift cards worth approximately $49 each, according to the National Retail Federation surveyed.

 Digital gift cards are a lifesaver for you last minute shoppers because they are easy to buy and delivered immediately. No deliberating over which would be the perfect flavor of coffee beans or the most stylish scarf - let the gift recipient decide! The shopper saves time and knows that his recipient will appreciate getting what she really wants.

 Last minute gift shopping - like last minute anything - is accompanied by some amount of stress. The pressure is on to find something - the right something - fast! At this point, don’t go running to brick-and-mortar locations. The crowds and lack of parking will bring an entire other set of problems. Stay out of the stores and take advantage of  instantaneous delivery of your gifts and gift cards. We, of course, think is the perfect place to start. Let her pick out the sleepwear and loungewear pieces that are exactly what she wants! Don’t panic, get a gift card now. It’s only a click away.

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