How to Save on Online Shipping Costs
With dozens of popular online retailers now offering free shipping, shopping from home has never been easier.
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This article originally appeared on LearnVest.com.
If merchants have their way, you may end up trying on new clothes in a store restroom. Retailers are talking about charging shoppers for use of their changing rooms, yet another example of the add-on fees invented by airlines.
Originating in Australia, the move is designed to prevent consumers from trying items in-store, then buying them online at a discount price.
Fortunately, many online merchants can help you combat this imposing fee. In an increasingly popular trend, Internet retailers are offering free shipping both ways. In other words, you can order an item without paying for shipping, try it on in the privacy of your own home, then ship it back for free if it doesn’t suit your needs.
Here’s a list of 10 merchants who want to keep you out of retailers’ restrooms.