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Wedding Registry 101

Almost every newly engaged couple has to go through the registry dilemma, where to register and what to register for. A lot of stores offer perks and discounts to couples who register with them. It helps them get business and it will help your guests pick you out something you will love and use! These four stores offer great  perks for registering with them. If you don't see a store you love on here, you can always find out what they offer by logging onto their registry website to find out the details! Bed Bath and Beyond Discount: For 90 days after your wedding date, you’re eligible to use a 10 percent completion discount on both a one-time online purchase and a one-time in-store purchase. Perks: Enroll in the Start-to-Finish incentive program and you’ll receive free gifts for registering for certain items and more free stuff when your guests purchase it (for example, you’ll get a Santoku knife for registering for $500 worth of Calphalon products, and, if guests purchase it, a wok set).   JCPenny Discount: You’ll receive 10 percent off all items left on the registry for the year after your wedding. Perks: You’ll receive a free wedding organizer and a free engagement portrait from a JCPenney Portrait Studio.   Khols Discount: You can get a 15 percent discount on all items remaining on the registry for 90 days after the event. Perk: You’ll receive complimentary announcement cards that offer a 15 percent discount for guests who visit a store and spend $50 or more on registry items.   Pottery Barn Discount: You’ll get 10 percent off any items remaining on your registry or any other items you decide to add during the six months after your wedding. Perks: The store offers Tuesday night registry workshops and private consultations to help you set up and manage your registry. You’ll also receive a welcome pack with a registry guide, announcement cards, and a registry checklist.  


Online Registries

If the task of going to every store you want to register with seems daunting or you want to register for everything all in one place, Gift Registry 360 may be able to help. It is the next generation wish list that allows couples to add anything from anywhere onto one list. Gift Registry 360's catalog features over 200,000 products from the top retailers or via our Gift Registry 360 bookmarklet tool. Users can even share their gift registries list with their guests through online and printable announcement cards.  


Make a List

Before you venture out online, or in store, if you want to get an idea of what you may want to register for make a list at The knot has a great interactive list where you can select different categories and quantities and after your finished, you can print it all out to take with you to the store or, you can cross things off as you register online.

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