Think globally, shop locally

At Tiny Hanger, you can get 20 to 50 percent off on Friday.

In Harvard Square, Follow the Honey — a fabulous store stocked with healing honey goodies — has a 10 percent discount and, from 1 to 3 p.m. and a free 10-minute chair massage for anyone spending $50 or more  (1132 Mass. Ave., 617-945-7356, www.followthehoney.com).

Sound Lion, which sells headphones, docking stations and digital sonic ephemera, offers 10 to 40 percent off selected items and a Sound Lion re-useable backpack and mystery gift with every purchase  (35 Brattle St., 617-864-5466, www.soundlion.com).

The Curious George Store in Harvard Square is the only one in the world! If your little ones are tagging along with you for a shopping excursion, drop by at 10:30 a.m. for storytime. Plus, if you visit the store online before you go and mention that you read the newsletter, you get 10 percent off (One JFK St., 617-547-4500, www.thecuriousgeorgestore.com).

Harvard Book Store begins a week-long 20 percent discount on certain titles, including “Canada” by Richard Ford and “The Flight of Gemma Hardy” by local author Margot Livesey (1256 Mass. Ave. 617-661-1515, www.harvard.com).

The Harvard Shop has a 25 percent discount for students and a 20 percent discount for “normal” people (52 JFK St., 617-864-3000, www.theharvardshop.com).

Hit your smartphone and shop City Wine Tours for 20 percent off Harvard Square oenophilic tours. Use promo code PlaidFriday (855-455-8747, www.citywinetours.com).

Tucked away in Charles Square, the elegant  Corbu spa has 20 percent off all retail items, including the organic Eminence line (5 Bennett St., 617-661-5SPA, www.corbuspa.com).

Nearby, in Central Square, University Stationery Co. has a 20 percent discount on all non-sale items (311 Mass. Ave., 617-547-6650, www.universitystationery.com).

In Brookline, Tiny Hanger children’s clothing boutique has discounts of 20 to 50 percent off Hartstrings, Bambeeno Cashmere, Oliliy and Feather Baby (14 Pleasant St., 617-487-5501, www.tinyhanger.com). 

In Jamaica Plain, the tres cool Tres Gatos opens early at noon for aday-to-night discount of 10 percent off all used vinyl (470 Centre St. in Jamaica Plain, 617-477-4851, www.tresgatosjp.com).
During most shopping experiences you have to take time out to eat, but at Tres Gatos, you can eat tapas while shopping!

In Back Bay, Arianna has a buy-one, get-one-free deal (that’s one for your gift recipient and one for you!) on its luxe Dead Sea mineral skincare (151 Tremont St., 781-874-2147,   www.arianna-skincare.com).

Fabulous Ted Baker has an astounding 30 percent off his entire Autumn/Winter line (201 Newbury St., 617-450-8339, www.tedbaker-london.com).

Who doesn’t adore Lindt chocolate? Spend $40 at the cute Boston store — there’s holiday gift boxes, stocking stuffers and Santa, snowman and reindeer chocs — and save $30 on the praline-packed Swiss Luxury Selection, yours for just $10.  Also, shoppers get one free Lindor truffle in limited-edition holiday flavors like dark peppermint truffle and snowman truffle (704 Boylston St., 617-236-0571, www.lindtusa.com).

At Faneuil Hall, Stitch by Stitch offers free embroidery on hats and Lucky Decor has 30 per- cent off necklaces (South Market Building, 617-523-7777, www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com).



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