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2021 Holiday gift guide: What to buy everyone on your list

While it may not feel quite the same as last year’s quarantine, people are still experiencing the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on their holiday. Gathering together to share in the season may be more of a reality due to vaccines and loosened travel regulations, but retailers are still warning of a weird year for gifting.

For example, last minute shoppers be warned, 2021 will not be the year you can expect to run out to the store and pick up the hot new toy or the latest technology to gift a few days before your holiday gathering. Shipping delays, microchip shortages and continued COVID-19 restrictions means if there is something very specific on your loved ones’ list it might already be too late.

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So what are you to do? These slideshows are full interesting, fun, off-the-wall, and useful gifts for everyone on your list to help you get your creative juices flowing or just help you click buy on something your loved ones will love.

Gifts for the sports fan

Gifts for the nostalgia lover

Gifts for kids

Gifts that give back

Cheers to 2022!

Gifts under $100

Gifts under $50

Gifts under $20

Gifts for plant lovers

Gifts for the home

Experience gifts

How to save money while holiday shopping

As the 2021 end-of-year holiday shopping season begins, experts are concerned that a number of unfavorable conditions could converge to create the perfect storm for the consumer. The global impact of COVID-19 is still crippling the shipping industry, creating a shortage of workers and vessels, which is driving up costs and creating lengthy delays. This fracturing of the supply chain could also hurt retailers, making it difficult for them to get the merchandise they’re counting on for sales.

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To ensure you get what you want, when you want it, at the best price, the top strategy for the 2021 holiday shopping season is to start now. To help you out, we’ve put together this handy guide.As the 2021 end-of-year holiday shopping season begins, experts are concerned that a number of unfavorable conditions could converge to create the perfect storm for the consumer. The global impact of COVID-19 is still crippling the shipping industry, creating a shortage of workers and vessels, which is driving up costs and creating lengthy delays. This fracturing of the supply chain could also hurt retailers, making it difficult for them to get the merchandise they’re counting on for sales.

To ensure you get what you want, when you want it, at the best price, the top strategy for the 2021 holiday shopping season is to start now. To help you out, we’ve put together this handy guide. Read more.

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