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Best Return Policies Of Online Stores

Shopping online is now the easiest way to get one's household supplies.  Even groceries can now be ordered and received in one day, guaranteeing freshness.

This is practically as riskfree as shopping in person in a brick and mortar store. Especially if one is familiar with the stores' merchandise and has experience with the quality offered. 


Nothing can be more absorbing than sitting in front of your computer and checking out all the treasures available at your fingertips.  And credit card, of course. It is one of the delights of this modern technological world. 



But, even with knowledge of the store and merchandise, there are times when the refund policy in place needs to be considered.  Buying at a distance from the store's offerings, even with experience and trust of its quality, one can make a buying mistake.  And that's when the refund policy is important.

Following are a few of the popular stores online and their promise of your safety in buying from a distance due to their stated refund policies.


The Company Store  -  Home decor offering modern comfort and style.  90 day return with instructions online via for a return label and drop-off at any UPS location.

Kohl's  -  Trusted by one million viewers a month.  Everything from clothing to camping equipment.  Free shipping over $75.00 purchase.  Has a 180 day limit for full refund.  And will pack, label, and ship your Amazon return for free.

Chewy  -  Over 100,000 views a month.  Everything for your pet dog, cat, fish, bird, reptile, horse.  Food, accessories, pharmacy prescriptions, everything you need.  And 24/7 shipping to your front door.  365 day return policy.  Exception is prescriptions.

Vermont Country Store  -  An online old-fashioned general store.  Casual clothes, even plus sizes, home decor.  Disney and Precious Moments collectibles.  Offers 100% satisfaction or return with packing invoice for full refund.

Overstock  -  Has a giant inventory due to offering third party home and lifestyle products.  30 day return in new or unused condition, with individual policies from the third party merchandisers. Information given with each specific purchase. 


Paper Source  -  Offers stationery, custom invitations, brochures, greeting cards, and supplies for parties, bridal showers, anything personalized.  Has a 30 day return with full refund, excepting custom print orders. 

AbeBooks  -  A global online store in 7 websites for books, fine art, and collectibles from over sellers in 50 countries.  Specializes in used, rare, and out-of-print books.  30 day return from most sellers through Abebooks.

Home Depot  -  Over one million users a month online.  All home improvement needs from appliances to paint and flooring.  Six month financing of purchase over $299.00   Has a 90 day return policy with receipt.  

Amazon  -  As the whole world knows practically anything can be ordered through this online store. 30 day return using their Online Return Center with auto refund of return postage up to $20. And Prime Benefits worth buying.

Zulily  -  Over 100,000 visitors a month.  Clothes and home decor products.  Martha Stewart merchandise.  Return policy refund if unused, unaltered, original packaging with tags.  Credit total is shown online before making the return.  Company is tough but fair.  

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