41 Best After-Christmas Sales to Shop in 2020

You’ve gifted everyone on your list, survived choppy family Zoom calls, and have one last thing to do before the ball drops: shop the best after-Christmas sales of 2020. You may think the deals ended on Cyber Monday, but heavy-hitters like Nordstrom, Sephora, and Dyson just came through with a final round of markdowns—which is great news if you’re looking to finally score that elusive wishlist piece, or put a gift card you received to good use.

With so many retailers across home, fashion, and beauty slashing prices on this December day, we rounded up 41 of the absolute best deals of 2020 worth shopping. After finding the perfect gifts for virtually everyone else, this curated list of post-holiday sales will help you put yourself first. Cheers to a much, much better 2021.

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Reimagined with a shopping arcade concept, Pop The Arcade to focus more on experience and convenience in new norm

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Fishermen kill whale trapped for 19 days in Japan’s ‘The Cove’

Fishermen killed a whale off the Japanese port of Taiji early on Monday morning, 19 days after the juvenile minke whale had been penned into a cove with nets. Ren Yabuki, director of the animal rights organisation Life Investigation Agency, said two fishing boats from Taiji approached the whale – which has been weakened by not being able to feed since it was trapped as by-catch on Christmas Eve – at around 6.30am. “There were two ships that worked together to put a rope around the tail fin and force the whale’s head beneath the water”, Mr Yabuki told The Telegraph. “They kept it alongside the boat and it took about 20 minutes for the whale to drown. “That’s a really bad way for an animal to die and I’m shaking with sadness at what I have

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Consumers Remain Wary About In-Store Shopping

Though stay-at-home orders have ended and certain retail stores have reopened, not all consumers are rushing to return to their pre-coronavirus shopping habits.

Consumer research company First Insight has been tracking shoppers’ sentiments amid the COVID-19 pandemic since late February. The most recent survey, conducted on July 10, 2020, found that many shoppers are uncomfortable with in-store interactions, and that safety concerns are rising over time in some cases.

Fashion, beauty take a hit

While consumers have been looking forward to returning to their pre-coronavirus routines, many may be finding that it’s taking longer than expected. For example, many shoppers are still afraid to try on clothes. In fact, 68% of women surveyed in July said they felt unsafe trying on clothes in dressing rooms, up slightly from 65% of women previously surveyed in April.

An even higher percentage of women (80%) noted discomfort with trying out beauty

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Pandemic window-shopping: Abandoning e-commerce shopping carts

A woman is seen shopping on ASOS the online fashion store on a laptop.

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In normal times, Amanda Ryczek window-shopped — wandering around with no intention to buy, but taking time to see new merchandise or thinking of what could be worn and where.

As the Covid-19 pandemic shut down brick-and-mortar stores, the 27-year-old moved her habits online.

“I’m definitely not going into stores in the present moment, and so, as far as going online, you go to the store’s website and in some weird way it’s almost like going to the store,” Ryczek said.

But instead of testing a lotion or feeling the fabric on a shirt, she’ll hit “add to cart” — and then exit the window before checking out.

The internet equivalent of window-shopping isn’t new. People have been picking out items and abandoning carts for years.

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