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29 Stores With The Best Return Policies

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1. Sephora

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Return Policy: Return items within 60 days.

Why it's so good: If you aren't satisfied with your new beauty product, you can return any item that is new or "gently used" within 60 days with a receipt, or mail it with an included prepaid shipping label. If you return within 61-90 days, you'll receive store credit.

2. Nordstrom

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Return Policy: Return at any time.

Why it's so good: Nordstrom wants everyone to be happy. There's no time limit for returns, and if you don't have the receipt they'll do their best to track it down. Plus, if you bring a valid ID, they can give you your money back in ~cash dollars~.

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4. Lands' End

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Return Policy: Return at any time.

Why it's so good: Lands' End isn't here to play games with you. If you aren't satisfied for whatever reason, at any time, they'll take it with no questions asked. If the record of your purchase dates back past nine months, they'll give you a refund check.

6. Athleta

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Return Policy: Return at any time.

Why it's so good: Athleta accepts returns at any time, and maintains a Give-It-A-Workout-Guarantee policy. So, if you exercise in it and decide it's not for you, they'll give you a full refund. Or, print a prepaid label for a free online return.

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7. Amazon

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Return Policy: Return within 30 days.

Why it's so good: Yes, you only have 30 days to part with your not-so-loved product by printing a prepaid label. But if you miss that date or used it, you have a trade-in option for an Amazon gift card, or to sell it to other customers.

10. IKEA

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Return Policy: Return within the year.

Why it's so good: IKEA has a "no-nonsense" return policy: if you don't like it, they'll refund you, no problema (just print a prepaid label for online). Even better: you have 365 days to exchange mattresses (and you thought the dollar ice cream was the best part of IKEA).

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12. Costco

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Return Policy: Return at any time.

Why it's so good: Roll on up to Costco at any point and they'll give you a full refund (or print the prepaid label). No receipt, no problem as long as they can find your membership. The one exception is appliances — but you still have a full 90 days.

13. Bloomingdale's

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Return Policy: Return within 365 days.

Why it's so good: Bloomingdale's wants to be your shopping wingman. So, if you wear it and don't love it, you can get your money back. As long as it's in reasonable condition and within the year, you'll receive a full refund after printing the prepaid label.

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15. Old Navy, Gap, and Banana Republic

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Return Policy: Return within 45 days.

Why it's so good: All three stores will accept unworn and unwashed items within 45 days, and offer free shipping for online returns (not to mention your order already comes with a shipping label). Should you lose the receipt, bring the credit card you originally used.

16. Kohl's

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Return Policy: Return at any time.

Why it's so good: You and Kohl's both just want hassle-free returns. Print out a prepaid shipping label to return an online order. If you show up after their general 12-month policy, they'll still offer store credit or a corporate-issued refund. If you don't have the receipt, it's no biggie.

17. JCPenney

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Return Policy: Return at any time.

Why it's so good: Bring something back at any time with a receipt, or within 45 days without one with the prepaid label that's included in your order. You can also return fine jewelry and electronics within 60 days, and furniture within 30 (receipt required).

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19. L.L. Bean

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Return Policy: Returns at any time.

Why it's so good: L.L. Bean holds a 100% satisfaction-guaranteed policy. If you're unhappy with how one of their products is holding up, they'll take it back with no questions asked — even years down the line. Plus, your prepaid label is

already in your package. If you can't find your receipt, they'll reimburse you with a store gift card.

21. Lowe's

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Return Policy: Return within 90 days.

Why it's so good: If your latest home-improvement tool doesn't tickle your fancy, simply get to Lowe's in 90 days. Accidentally broke something? They'll repair it or replace it. They're happy to help out if you don't have the receipt. An added bonus: your prepaid shipping label is already in your box.

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23. Bed Bath & Beyond

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Return Policy: Return at any time.

Why it's so good: BB&B is all about making your life easy. Bring an item back at any time, even if you don't have a receipt. In that case, they'll either give you store credit, a gift card, or even try to track your original purchase. Or, print a prepaid shipping label to send it off to their processing center.

24. The Home Depot

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Return Policy: Return within 90 days.

Why it's so good: According to the The Home Depot website, "Be 100% happy with your purchase or we'll take it back. No problem." If you have a The Home Depot credit card, you have a full 365 days. You can also print the prepaid return label. "LET'S DO THIS" IS RIGHT.

25. Trader Joe's

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Return Policy: Return anytime.

Why it's so good: Just another reason Trader Joe's is a blessed gift. As stated on their website: "Just bring back whatever you haven't eaten and we'll refund your money, no questions asked. It might sound like a food-lover's fantasy, but for us it's just the way we do business."

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