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Daily Q&A: What are some of the top online shopping sites?

What are some of the top online shopping sites?

ShopSmart magazine publishes an annual list to help consumers. The magazine, a product of Consumers Union, the publisher of Consumer Reports, lists items in five categories: "Clothing & Accessories, Foodie Stuff, Home Décor & More, Shoes, and Everything Else."

"At ShopSmart, we are constantly scouring the Web for the best shopping sites, whether they offer great bargains, a fantastic selection, or stellar customer service," said Lisa Lee Freeman, editor-in-chief of ShopSmart. "We've looked at thousands of sites, and shopped at plenty of them ourselves. These 40 are our favorites, and they've all been vetted to meet our strict standards."

Here's the 2010 list:

Clothing & accessories

Anntaylorloft.com

Anthropologie.com

Athleta.com

Bananarepublic.com

Gilt.com

Landsend.com

Like.com

Titlenine.com

Urbanoutfitters.com

Victoriassecret.com

Foodie stuff

Surlatable.com

Williams-sonoma.com

Home décor & more

Allmodern.com

Areahome.com

Ballarddesigns.com

Chiasso.com

Crateandbarrel.com

Garnethill.com

Ikea.com

Peacockalley.com

Plowandhearth.com

Potterybarn.com

Restorationhardware.com

Unisonhome.com

Westelm.com

Zgallerie.com

Shoes

6pm.com

Endless.com

Ninewest.com

Shoesofprey.com

Everything Else

Alibris.com (books)

Alice.com (everyday household stuff like paper products)

Amazon.com

Apple.com (computers and more)

Case-mate.com (cellphone cases)

eBay.com

Etsy.com (handmade items)

Petco.com (pets)

Sephora.com (cosmetics and personal-care products)

Target.com

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Daily Q&A: What are some of the top online shopping sites? 11/10/10 [Last modified: Thursday, November 11, 2010 1:56pm]
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