Month: June 2021

24 Ways To Make Money Off Your Shopping

Sales clerk assisting a customer in a thrift store in Japan.

Sales clerk assisting a customer in a thrift store in Japan.

Shopping can be a costly endeavor — but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, you can easily save and make money when shopping for yourself or someone close to you.

Check Out: 25 Secret Money Traps at Target, Walmart and Other Big-Box Stores
Read: 30 Ways Shopping Will Never Be the Same After the Coronavirus

From mystery shopping to using cash-back sites, GOBankingRates rounded up the best ways to make money while shopping, many of which require nothing more than the click of your mouse. If you want to put more money back into your pocket, find out about your best options for getting cash back.

Last updated: June 28, 2021

Young woman taking her shopping bags in a fashion store.

Young woman taking her shopping bags in a fashion store.

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18 stunning last minute wedding dresses under $600 you can wear this summer

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18 stunning wedding dresses under $600 you can wear this summer (Photo via David's Bridal/Reformation/BHLDN)

18 stunning wedding dresses under $600 you can wear this summer (Photo via David’s Bridal/Reformation/BHLDN)

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While many bridal experts recommend brides order their wedding dresses six to 10 months before they walk down the aisle, for couples with expedited timelines, that schedule may not be realistic.  

Luckily, for brides planning a whirlwind wedding, there are more options than ever to find their last-minute dream dress. 

To help you look and feel your best walking down the aisle and not put any more pressure on your already-stretched wedding budget, we found 18 off-the-rack wedding dresses for under $600

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Could This Be Amazon’s Next Big Growth Driver?

With $419 billion in revenue over the trailing 12 months and year-over-year sales growth exceeding 43% last quarter, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is dominating e-commerce markets across the globe. The really good part is that the online shopping and cloud computing giant should be able to keep delivering such high rates of growth in the long run by tapping fast-growing niches.

One such lucrative area is India’s online fashion and apparel market, which is still in its infancy. Let’s see how this space could move the needle for Amazon in the long run.

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India’s online fashion and apparel market opportunity is huge

In 2018, Indian fashion e-commerce company Myntra, which is a part of Walmart-owned Flipkart, estimated that India’s fashion and lifestyle industry was worth $100 billion, with 4% of sales coming from the online channel. What’s more, Myntra added that the industry was growing

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10 best fashion rental services for a more sustainable shopping experience

Rental services are the perfect place to find a special occasion outfit (The Independent)

Rental services are the perfect place to find a special occasion outfit (The Independent)

From the affordability of clothing to #ootd culture and the expectation that we must have a new outfit for every occasion, our rapacious shopping habits are having an undeniable impact on the planet. Britons throw away a whopping £140m worth of wearable clothes each year and demand for raw materials is expected to triple by 2050, according to the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP). But that’s not all – the textile industry is said to be the second-largest polluters, responsible for 92 million tonnes of waste annually.

Over the course of the coronavirus pandemic, many of us have reconsidered our approach to fashion and style, with a stronger focus on more sustainable practices. Whether this is the case for you, or you’re simply looking for a more eco-friendly approach to your wardrobe, allow

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