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Last chance gift ideas for shopping slackers

Last chance gift ideas for shopping slackers

"I sort of do like to get out in all the hubbub and all the business and craziness", Ramsey said.

"I just thought it would be a nice day to come out and shop and just look around and relax and not be on a mission", said Wynne Mcnary, who walked the mall with her son and Grandson.

Time is running out to grab those last-minute gifts.

"We have folks that shop really early in the year and folks that take their time, that's fine we have something for everyone", said Jody McKnight, JCPenny Manager at the Panama City Mall. "So, we do get anxious about that but we, like I said, have wonderful associates that always are suggesting great things as a backup", Joy Findley, General Manager of the JC Penney store in Franklin Park Mall.

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Waiting until the last minute isn't something she really wanted to do.

Plenty of self-proclaimed procrastinators hit the malls as well ahead of the weekend. "I kind of had it in my head so I wasn't just wandering around here aimlessly". Some people started early. To the relief of many shoppers, some national chains and big box retailers are staying open 24 hours to help get that shopping list resolved. So, have you gotten all your holiday shopping done? Gift cards! And the best part is that you don't even need to change out of your pajamas or leave your couch to buy them if you go the digital gift card route.

About 6 percent of Americans say they'll still be shopping Christmas Eve, while 5 percent say they're waiting until after the holiday to buy gifts.


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