10 Secret Shopping Perks and Services at Your Favorite Stores (Think: Zara, Uniqlo and H&M)

The insider shopping perks you don't know about.


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There are certain perks that many people think are only reserved for the very, very elite shopper: free alterations, personal stylists, access to sample sales. But sweet, under-the-radar services are there for the taking (some at most unexpected stores, like H&M) — you just need to know where to look.

For instance, did you know that if you take a bag of old clothes to H&M to recycle, they’ll give you 15 percent off one item? (It’s part of their green fashion initiative.) And if you buy a pair of jeans over $20 at Uniqlo, you get free alterations. 

PopSugar recently rounded up some of the best little-known shopping hacks at 10 different stores. (Spoiler: Winner of best return policy ever? L.L. Bean.) Click here for the details on where you’ll get free personal shopping, which stores offer complimentary alterations, and how to get access to online sample sales.