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Web Shopping Guide

If you're itching to break out of the Internet shopping herd, check out this list of lesser known but good Internet merchants offering gifts in popular holiday shopping categories. These sites represent a sampling; they were selected for ease of use and breadth and quality of product offerings.
Electronics & Gadgets URL -- discount gadgets
TigerDirect -- affordable electronics -- all things wireless -- electronics at moderate prices
Toys & Children's Goods -- baby goods galore
NeuroToys -- toys for future engineers -- YuGiOh mania
Smart-Estore -- discount software for kids -- toys for grown-ups
Apparel & Accessories -- discount designer clothes -- shoes with free shipping
Brora -- Scottish cashmere from the UK
KarmaLoop -- young urban fashions
Charles Tyrwhitt -- English shirts -- trendy hats and caps
Luxury/Upscale Shopping -- designer boutiques
Bergdorf Goodman -- shop by designer name
ScoopNYC -- trendy urban chic
Saks Fifth Avenue -- browse, search, zoom
MrChocolate -- from Jacques Torres' factory -- paper catalog costs $10
Net-a-Porter -- London-based trendy fashions
Entertainment & Recreation
DeepDiscount DVD -- cheap DVDs -- skateboarding plus
SportsmansGuide -- hunting & outdoor -- video game superstore -- sporting & outdoor goods -- golf accessories plus
True Faux -- vintage costume jewelry
GoldSpeed -- classic jewelry, discounted -- gems from Thailand -- fine jewelry
Gifts & Art
Novica -- worldwide artifacts; free shipping
UncommonGoods -- distinctive gifts
RubyLane -- art, jewelry, collectibles -- if all else fails
Food & Home -- pamper your chef
RetroModern -- retro home décor
HomeClick -- luxury bath & kitchen items -- for vegeterian pals
Nature Hills Nursery -- trees, plants shipped -- lobsters delivered alive
Peets -- great coffee and tea
Custom Gifts -- personalized, $50 songs -- customized gifts
PhotoWow -- turn your pics into artwork
MyTwinn -- dolls resembling your child

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