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  • n. Plural form of layaway.


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  • And, of course, there are still old-fashioned shoppers who appreciate the idea of layaways but won't do it themselves.

    CNN Transcript Dec 11, 2008

  • There are plenty of layaways still sitting on store shelves near you.

    Diane Dimond: Layaway Angels

  • Startled clerks obliged by looking up layaways that included children's toys and clothing so as to make sure two recipients were served -- the kids, of course, but also the struggling parent who had carefully picked out the meager treasures weeks earlier and had been dutifully paying on the presents ever since.

    Diane Dimond: Layaway Angels

  • The anonymous woman then paid off layaways for as many as 50 other people and said, "She was doing it in the memory of her husband who had just died .... she wanted to make people happy," Deppe said.

    Diane Dimond: Layaway Angels

  • That sounds about as old-fashioned as layaways at the local K-Mart.

    Avoid Christmas Debt By Planning Now | Lifehacker Australia

  • Doesn't it seem like it's getting earlier, the pressure to spend, to make plans for that holiday spending, and how can you resist with all these retailers offering these great deep discounts, and, yes, layaways are now back.

    CNN Transcript Oct 17, 2009

  • That's a couple hundred to go - except the layaways can go in a shorter period of time.

    Money Woes

  • I still have a couple of layaways at Night Magic, and I'm sure something must have come in for me at Odyssey.

    Money Woes

  • Not only did he try to sell me something far cheaper than my original set, but when I mentioned that I did not like anything else within the store and I would prefer a refund because I only wanted that style, I was told that there are no refunds on layaways and was provided with no documentation showing that there were no refunds on layaways for items that are all sold out.

    Furniture Store Deducts 20% From Refund For Furniture They Never Delivered - The Consumerist

  • Let's talk about layaways, because this is becoming very popular, lots of folks out there.

    CNN Transcript Nov 22, 2008


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