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Macys Shopping Tips


Macy's store

Macy’s is an old American staple department store that has a wide array of merchandise and can be your one-stop shopping destination. It has been in operation for over 150 years and sold designer clothes, fashion accessories, beauty supplies, and home goods to a few generations of Americans.

Macy’s has almost 800 locations, so there is a Macy’s store near you somewhere.

No matter what is on your shopping list, from kitchen towels to jewelry, you will find great deals if you know where to look. Read on to find a few tips how get what you need without breaking a bank:

1.   Free shipping

Shipping can be costly, but Macy’s has a few ways to avoid it. For example, shipping is always free for orders of $99 and more and it shouldn’t be hard to get to this amount with all the merchandise in different departments. There are a few options for shipping, but you should select the slowest method, others are rarely free even with $99 purchase. There are also free shipping coupon codes from time to time.

2.   Easy returns

Online purchases can be returned any time. You will receive full refund with the receipt. You can return unwanted items to your local store or ship them back. Even gifts can be returned for full-price Macy’s Happy Returns gift card with the receipt. If you don’t have a receipt, you can still get your money back in a gift card for the lowest selling price of the item in the last 180 days.

3.   Macy’s credit card

Macy’s credit card or Macy’s American Express card holders get additional discounts, special savings, and Macy’s Star rewards. Rewards include surprise savings at the checkout and up to 12 mailed coupons per year. Elite and Premier Elite Macy’s Star Rewards clients get birthday rewards and 15% off special events. It pays to be loyal.

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4.   Monthly one day sales

Every month, usually on a third weekend of a month, Macy’s holds one day sale, which offers the best deals. Deals vary every month, so you will never be bored and will eventually find something that you need with a deep discount. Clearance items also get discounted and coupons can still be applied.

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5.   “Thanks for Sharing” program

From September to December Macy’s offers customers to join this program for $25. $10 of this fee goes to various causes Macy’s supports – Make-A-Wish, The RESPECT! Campaign, The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, and Go Red For Women. Once enrolled, Macy’s Star Rewards members get 10% Rewards.

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6.   Price adjustments

When you buy something and notice that that same item got discounted in the next 14 days, you can submit a request for price adjustment online, and you will be refunded the difference. Macy’s wants to be transparent and always treat the customer right.


Macys Coupons:

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  • $10 OFF $25 Order

  • 85% OFF Select Last Act Sale Items


7.   Friends and Family sales

This amazing sale happens two times per year, when you can get 25% off your entire order. One of those sales is in spring and another at the beginning of December, so stock up on those Christmas gifts. A discount like that is definitely worth waiting for if your shopping is not urgent.

8.   Sign up for emails

If you want to be informed about upcoming sales and special events, sign up for Macy’s emails and stay in-the-know. You will also hear about new trends, new merchandise, and new stock.