Post-Christmas shopping in the Triad

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PIEDMONT TRIAD, NC --- Shoppers packed the stores and shopping centers for the after Christmas sales getting discounts up to 75% off items on Wednesday.

Many shoppers at Hanes Mall in Winston-Salem are taking advantage of the holiday clearance on Christmas decorations for 2013.

"I always like to pick out decorations after the holidays for next year because I don’t pay full price for anything," Annie Hickerson said.

Shopper Annie Hickerson and other shoppers said the deals after Christmas are a great way to get a head start on Christmas gifts for 2013 as well.

Department stores like JCPenny have red dot discounts 30-60% off clothing and shoes.

Macy's is continuining its "Wonderful After Christmas Sale" through December 27th and Belk will continue it's clearance through December 29th.

Sears and some other retailers also offer special deals online or shipping discounts with a minimum purchase.