Save on Shipping: Retailers Offering In-Store Pickup

Posted on 04/09/2013

For last minute shoppers or those who just hate the idea of spending money on shipping, in-store pickup can be a great option. More and more retailers are offering this option for shoppers including the ten stores on this list.

Buy a computer or an iPhone in the online Apple store and select "pick up" when you check out. Then you can swing by the Apple retail store to pick up your order in person. While you're there get help from an Apple pro that can assist you with tasks like setting up email, transferring contacts and downloading apps.

Best Buy
Electronics retailer Best Buy also offers an in-store pickup option for those checking out online. You'll receive an estimated pickup date and once your purchase has arrived you'll get an email. Bring your ID, credit card and order number. Be on the lookout for special store pickup parking spaces near the front door.

JC Penney
If you choose to have your order shipped to your local store most orders are ready in 4-7 business days. Orders are held for ten days. After that you'll get a refund and your purchases will be returned.

Through Lowes' Buy It Here, Get It There program you can have the convenience of shopping any time you want. Choose the "Store Pickup" option during checkout. Once you're notified that your order is ready head to the Customer Service Desk within four days.

Office Depot
Need office supplies in a hurry? Head to and look for the items that say "Store Pickup Available." Most in-stock items are available for pickup in one hour.

Office Max
Office Max just started offering an in-store pickup option in late 2012. They also provide a Print to Store service. Upload your files to, print them at the store of your choice and pick them up when you're ready.

Staples recently launched their online reservation program. Find the items you want at, click the "Reserve & Pickup" button, and select the store of your choice. Within two hours of reserving you'll receive an email confirming your reservation. Everything will be waiting for you at the customer service desk.

The Container Store
Not only will you avoid any shipping or delivery fees with The Container Store's Click & Pickup program, but with their Curbside Carry-Out Service you won't even have to get out of your car. Now you can get organized even faster.

The Home Depot
Enjoy the convenience of placing an order at and picking it up at your nearest store location. The feature isn't available on special or bulk-sized orders.

Walgreens is currently offering a Web Pickup pilot program where customers ordering certain items from can opt to collect them at the store in as little as an hour. Since it's a pilot program it's not available in all stores.

By Alison Storm

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