Retailers rescue last-minute shoppers

Although only a few shopping days remain until the end of the holiday season and the encroaching New Year, if you’re anything like me, your shopping list is probably still incomplete. Don’t fret: Local retailers are more than happy to accommodate by offering last-minute sales and by keeping their doors open late.

Add your fur baby onto your gift list with three canine-oriented offers good through the end of the month. Normally $12.99, the take-and-bake Puppy Pot Pie treat at the Dog House at Tivoli Village is marked down to $7.99. Meanwhile at, save 20 percent on pet merchandise when you use code VRD20. Save the same amount at Pits ’n’ Wieners, too, simply by mentioning this column. Go to to shop.

Another online sale from a local entrepreneur is an impressive clearance-priced-trunk show featuring rock ‘n’ roll brand ICJ. Save up to 60 percent on select apparel and accessories for men and women. Shop and save at

A best-kept secret, Resorts Restocked at the Bazaar at Luxor, sells more than MGM properties logo merchandise. Gathering unsold items from the various resort retailers, Resorts Restocked also offers designer brands at bargain-basement prices, including Tommy Bahama and Valentino. Between now and Dec. 26, shoppers can save an additional 50 percent at the store’s holiday sale.

You have no excuse to arrive empty-handed to your family festivities as three favorite Las Vegas shopping centers remain open from 10 a.m. to midnight Christmas Eve and from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Christmas Day: Crystals at CityCenter, the Forum Shops at Caesars, and Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood.

Don’t forget to dazzle them on New Year’s. Save 20 percent on nail services by Lynn Weber in Studio Salons, at 7155 S. Rainbow Blvd., when you mention Vegas Seven. Call 218-2841 to make an appointment. Promotion expires Dec. 31.