10 Things Stores Don't Want You to Know: Holiday Shopping Edition


You Can Get Free Babysitting

We heart retailers who make life easier. Several Wegmans and Fred Meyer's grocery stores offer supervised babysitting services, complete with indoor gyms. Ikea and other furniture stores offer free childcare with hands-on crafts and activities. We know it's part of a wily ploy to lure us into buying their wares, but we still feel compelled to applaud stores for taking the (adorable, pint-sized) headache out of our shopping experience. It's a great way to do a little holiday shopping, or at the very least, check the shopping list in peace and quiet.