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Only Half of Consumers Claim Mail-In Rebates

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Only Half of Consumers Claim Mail-In Rebates

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Only Half of Consumers Claim Mail-In Rebates

Only Half of Consumers Claim Mail-In Rebates

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NPR's Wendy Kaufman reports that mail-in rebates can entice many shoppers to buy an item — but it's estimated that only half the purchasers ever attempt to claim the money.