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Lead us not into temptation: Tips for outsmarting retailers

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Unlocking the secrets

Retailers use many tactics to induce shoppers to buy products they may not really want or need, or that might not be the best value. With a bit of planning, awareness and self-discipline, however, consumers determined to stick to their budgets can avoid these costly temptations.

Click ahead to learn the secrets of those retailer tricks and see the strategies shoppers can use to keep more money in their own pockets.

By Dinah Wisenberg Brin, Special to
Posted 16 Aug. 2013

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