BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) --- With Christmas Day past, many people headed back to the stores on Wednesday. This time it they were looking to get some post holiday shopping done.
Steady crowds were at the Bangor Mall on Wednesday as people were there to make returns on gifts and use store credit. Many others were simply using looking to use the gift cards they got from loved ones and take advantage of some 'after Christmas' sales.
"She got gift cards for Christmas so we decided to come out before the weather hit ... and ALL kinds of sales," said Shannon Sherburne of Dexter, who came to the mall to shop with her daughter Geneva.
"Typically the end or the beginning of a season around the holidays is when deals are best," said Morgan Breznyak of Newport who came to the mall to shop with her family, "so it's a good time to shop."
Other shoppers said those deals aren't the only reason. They also find the mall is less crowded when they shop after the Christmas holiday.