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BBB Trends: If stores, restaurants close, here are some tips on gift cards, purchases, warranties

2019 saw the closure of many popular retailers, restaurants and bars around the country — some newer, and some with over 100 years longevity. While these closings have left us in search of new favorite spots to shop and dine, they also might leave us with some questions regarding gift cards, warranties, or recent purchases. BBB provides advice regarding steps you can take if a business suddenly...

BBB Trends: Gift cards, returning, exchanging — some things to know so you aren’t surprised

By Sandra Guile Special to KyForward The first few weeks after the busy holiday season could include using new gift cards, returning presents that weren’t quite right, or exchanging items that just aren’t your style. Retailers are ready for this influx of activity and typically offer post-holiday sales to encourage the use of gift cards. However, they also tend to tighten their return...

Klothes 4 Kids kicks off with record demand for school gear and donations for students

The annual Lexington Rescue Mission Klothes 4 Kids back-to-school drive kicks off this week with record demand for clothing from Fayette County Public Schools leaders.   Donations of new school clothes for students in grades K-12 – and gift cards and cash to purchase new clothes – will be accepted by the mission through Friday, Aug. 1.   Clothing collected during the drive is...