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Real Simple’s Shopping-Made-Easy Awards

And the votes are in! Here, your favorite stores and best shopping experiences.

By Amanda Armstrong
Real Simple Shopping Lucas allen

You don’t always need to brace yourself for a shopping trip. Real Simple surveyed thousands of readers to find out where they had the best shopping experiences in national stores. Below, you’ll find which stores were best in class; then read on for the complete list of stores, brick-and-mortar and online, that readers have fallen in love with. 


Shop Right

1. Customer Service
Winner: Nordstrom
Runner-up: Target

 

2. Facilities
Winner: Nordstrom
Runner-up: Target

 

3. Phone Assistance
Winner: Nordstrom
Runner-up: Lands’ End

 

4. Return Policy
Winner: Nordstrom
Runner-up: Target

 

5. Kid-Friendly
Winner: Ikea
Runner-up: Target

 

6. Merchandise Selection
Winner: Target
Runner-up: Nordstrom

 

7. Bang for Your Buck
Winner: Target
Runner-up: Kohl’s

 

8. Efficient Checkout
Winner: Target
Runner-up: Nordstrom

 

9. Best Overall
Winner: Target
Runner-up: Nordstrom 


 
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