8 Choices for Final-Minute Items

Shock — Christmas is days away. If you happen to haven’t completed your reward procuring but, you’re operating out of choices. Not even your Amazon Prime membership will help you now. Belief me. I’ve scoured via Amazon pages on the lookout for reward concepts that may arrive earlier than Christmas. They’ve all disappeared as of some days in the past. (BTW — Anybody however me discover that Amazon Prime’s two-day delivery simply isn’t a factor anymore??!)

At this level, you need to stroll right into a retailer to complete your reward procuring. You would do it the old school method. Drive to your native Goal, Greatest Purchase, Walmart, and many others., and spend hours wandering the aisles, on the lookout for minimally acceptable items amongst sparsely populated retailer cabinets.

That doesn’t sound enjoyable.

A extra environment friendly choice, in my view, is to purchase on-line, choose up in retailer (aka BOPIS). Don’t get me mistaken — you’ll nonetheless spend an excessive amount of time looking for accessible merchandise. At this level, until you reside in New York or LA, it’s in all probability slim pickins on the market. However not less than you are able to do your last-minute procuring from the consolation of your individual residence, with refreshments shut by.

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Right here’s an inventory of shops the place you may BOPIS (yeah, I simply made that acronym a verb…). Shopping for on-line and choosing up in retailer could also be your final probability to avoid wasting face along with your giftees this yr.

Purchase on-line choose up in retailer identical day at these 9 retailers

1. Walmart

Store Walmart last-minute for magnificence reward units, attire, and equipment. Examine or the Walmart app for accessible pickup occasions. In accordance with the Walmart web site, you’ve gotten till noon December 23 to position orders for pickup.

You might also have the choice for supply, relying on the place you reside.

2. Goal

Goal has cosmetics, pajamas, wearables, toys, and kitchen items accessible for purchase on-line, choose up in retailer. It’s also possible to discover beauty-related stocking stuffers like nail polish, loofas, and physique scrub.

Goal presents order pickup from or the Goal app. The merchandise’s web page on the web site or app will inform you whether or not the merchandise is eligible for pickup. Often, your order could be prepared for pickup inside two hours.

Notice that “purchase on-line & pickup” isn’t the identical as Ship to Retailer. Goal’s Ship to Retailer choice will take as much as every week.

It’s also possible to go for “Drive Up” service from throughout the Goal app. With “Drive Up,” you park in a delegated part and a Goal consultant brings the order to your automotive.

3. Walgreens

Order on-line from Walgreens and you may choose up your merchandise in as quick as half-hour. You could find some fabulous items inside Walgreens’ in depth magnificence assortment — that beats gifting somebody rest room paper or toothpaste (the opposite gadgets all of us routinely purchase at Walgreens).

You may store Walgreens on-line or within the Walgreens app. You’ll obtain a notification when your order is prepared and you may choose up in retailer, within the drive-through, or curbside the place accessible.

4. DSW

You in all probability don’t need to purchase sneakers as items, however does carry some good equipment. You have to place your order earlier than 6 p.m. native time or 4 hours earlier than shut, whichever is earlier.

5. Outdated Navy

You already know Outdated Navy has an enormous choice of vogue fundamentals — sweatshirts, t-shirts, leggings, and many others. These could make enjoyable items. The shop additionally has a web based reward information that features slippers, t-shirts, socks, and extra. will get most orders prepared for pickup inside two hours.

6. Kohl’s

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You would probably discover items for a number of associates at The division retailer has jewellery, clothes, equipment, magnificence gadgets, and residential décor items.

Your order might be prepared in two hours or much less, assuming you place the order greater than two hours earlier than closing time.

7. Sephora

When doubtful, a magnificence reward suits the invoice for the style-minded girls in your life. Plus, you may earn or redeem Sephora loyalty rewards within the course of. accepts BOPIS orders till 4 p.m. native time on December 24. Relying on the place you reside, you may additionally have the choice for curbside pickup or same-day supply. Similar-day supply orders can be found till 3 p.m. native time.

Private tangent: You already know, I’m internet hosting a Christmas Eve dinner. I’m questioning how my household would really feel if I had all their presents delivered from Sephora whereas we’re munching on appetizers?

8. Ulta

Ulta is one other speedy choice. Use and your buy-online, pick-up-in-store order needs to be prepared for pickup inside two hours when you order by 6 p.m. or two hours earlier than shut. My native Ulta closes at 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve — which makes the order cutoff time 4 p.m., the identical as Sephora.


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