Stamford, CT (PRWEB) March 25, 2005
As the winter season winds down and clothing retailers begin stocking their spring line of fashions, members of AP9 Essentials, one of the nationÂs leading savings programs offered by Adaptive Marketing LLC, know that terrific deals abound.
In order to make way for the next season of clothing, department stores and retailers mark down the remaining inventory of winter apparel during February and March. Brand-name designs can be reduced by as much as 80 percent off the regular retail price. With a little preplanning, AP9 Essentials members can save up to an additional 20 percent off those already-reduced prices through their gift card savings program benefit.
Before AP9 Essentials members head out to the sale racks, they log on to their members-only website at DealPass.com and save 20% on $25 gift cards for major department stores and retailers. Then, once their reduced-rate gift cards arrive in the mail, they use them to shop at the end-of-season sales.
Many popular department stores and retailers participate in the AP9 Essentials program, helping ensure that members can shop Â and save Â at the stores they know and trust.
To get the most from your end-of-season sale purchases, AP9 Essentials brings you these helpful shopping tips:
1. Buy classics Â Invest in top quality, classic pieces that will be wardrobe staples from year to year.
2. Solids work better Â Go for solid colors that you can combine easily and do not go out of style. Black, red, white, gray and brown are great choices.
3. Avoid trends-of-the-moment Â This yearÂs winter fashion trends may not be ÂinÂ next year. Wait until the beginning of next winter to update your wardrobe with trendy fashions and accessories.
4. Leave room to grow Â When shopping for your children, buy clothing at least one size bigger, so it will fit them next year.
5. Shop around Â Stores begin to reduce their prices gradually, so make time to look around for the things you need and compare prices.
6. Protect your purchases until next year Â Store your new outfits and winter coats by in airtight storage boxes or garment bags so theyÂll be in perfect condition for next winter.
About AP9 Essentials
AP9 Essentials is a leading membership discount program offered by Adaptive Marketing LLC. Headquartered in Stamford, Conn., Adaptive Marketing is a category leader in both membership and loyalty programs, bringing value direct to consumers through an array of benefits in healthcare, discounts, security and personals. Members may access their benefits at DealPass.com, an online portal for Adaptive Marketing member programs. With broad online and offline distribution capabilities, Adaptive Marketing offers its corporate client partners effective tools to enhance market presence, strengthen customer affinity and generate additional value through programs, such as AP9 Essentials.
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