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Buried at the end of a Glamour magazine list of bargain shopping tips comes this gem from a reader. "I’ve worked retail for many years, and most non-boutique stores mark down items and change their specials Tuesday night before closing,” she says. Moral of the story? Stop by about an hour before the end of the day to get first dibs on the deals. [Glamour]