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Groupon Ready To Start Talking Again Groupon Ready To Start Talking Again

Groupon CEO Andrew Mason posted a statement to the company blog today talking about the company’s quiet period being over, and sharing a few holiday Groupon stats, including 650,000 “Grouponicus” deals between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which he says …

Mobile Device Shopping Increases During Thanksgiving Sales Mobile Device Shopping Increases During Thanksgiving Sales

Now that we’ve entered the holiday shopping season, having just finished with the Thanksgiving rushes of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the early results are starting to trickle in, and the reports are good, especially for online retailers. According to …

Kindle Fire Is Amazon’s Best-Selling Product Kindle Fire Is Amazon’s Best-Selling Product

Amazon is sending around emails marketing its recently launched Kindle Fire tablet. According to the subject line of that email, the Kindle Fire is already the company’s bestselling item on Amazon.com. When it launched, it was almost guaranteed to be …

Black Friday, Cyber Monday & The Math-Science Shortage Black Friday, Cyber Monday & The Math-Science Shortage

Today’s infographic round-up explores Black Friday spending, Cyber Monday, and “why America is failing to produce enough STEM graduates”. View more daily infographic round-ups here. Black Friday spending: Cyber Monday: © 2011 YouNeverLose.com The Math-Science shortage: Created by: Online Engineering …

Thanksgiving Day Retail Traffic, Sales Increases Thanksgiving Day Retail Traffic, Sales Increases
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Shoppers appeared to get a head-start on the Black Friday shopping scramble by resorting to online retail on Thanksgiving Day to commence the holiday shopping season. Among the top 500 retail websites, Experian Hitwise reports that visits increased 9% this …

Cyber Monday Sales Set to Break Records Cyber Monday Sales Set to Break Records
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In the years since its inception, Cyber Monday has grown to rival Black Friday as one of the biggest shopping days of the year, with some speculating that, at least in terms of year-to-year growth, it may even surpass its …

Best Black Friday Chaos Videos 2011, There Will Be Towels and Blood Best Black Friday Chaos Videos 2011, There Will Be Towels and Blood
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To successfully attend a Black Friday sales sweepstake, a person must develop a certain set of skills. First is learning how to box out and use elbows to keep away all the competition going after that Twilight blu-ray on sale …

Amazon, Apple Had A Great Black Friday Amazon, Apple Had A Great Black Friday

By all early reports, this year’s Black Friday was a huge day for the retail community. And it was an enormous day for online sales. comScore’s report said that Black Friday online sales totaled a whopping $816 million – a …

Black Friday Online Sales Jumped 26 Percent Black Friday Online Sales Jumped 26 Percent
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Black Friday online sales jumped over 26 percent this year, according to a report from comScore. Led by Amazon.com, online sales reached $816 million, making it the biggest spending day online so far in 2011. Just to put it in …

Black Friday Video Round-Up Black Friday Video Round-Up

As yesterday’s round-up was Thanksgiving-themed, naturally, today’s is Black Friday themed. Enjoy. View more daily video round-ups here. Kohl’s does “Friday”: Here’s the original: Lil Kim – Black Friday: BuzzFeed recently posted a nice round-up of Black Friday stampedes, which …

Black Friday, Cyber Monday & Moustaches Black Friday, Cyber Monday & Moustaches
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Today’s infographic is all about shopping and moustaches. That includes Black Friday Cybermonday and Movember. View more daily infographic round-ups here. Black Friday and Cyber Monday hacks and scams: by NowSourcing Shopping cart abandonment: Moustaches: Sortable The Hairy Truth About …

5 Essential iPhone Apps for Black Friday 5 Essential iPhone Apps for Black Friday
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Black Friday is almost upon us. Widely recognized as the busiest shopping day of the year, it’s the day when shoppers brave the crowds and the cold to save a few bucks on Christmas gifts. Sure it may be called …

Black Friday and the Digital Age Black Friday and the Digital Age
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Black Friday is almost upon us. That special time of the year when people rush out to the stores to spend their money, trample on each other, and get in fights over marked down merchandise, in true holiday spirit. What …

Black Friday Deals At Apple Stores: Macs, iPads, iPods, and Accessories Black Friday Deals At Apple Stores: Macs, iPads, iPods, and Accessories
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Yesterday, announcements for a Black Friday sale began popping up on Apple’s sites in the U.S., UK, Australia and many more locations. It was pretty non-specific, simply saying that a one-day event was to take place on November 25th, and …

Amazon Gets In On the Penny Smartphone Sales, Too Amazon Gets In On the Penny Smartphone Sales, Too

Last week, it was announced that AT&T would be holding a Black Friday sale, offering an array of phones for the low, low price of one penny. Of course, there are stipulations involved including a two-year contract and the acceptance …

Black Friday Deals Come To Apple Online Store Black Friday Deals Come To Apple Online Store
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UPDATE: Leaked flyers show what the actual discounts will look like. Apple has officially jumped into the pool of companies that will offers deals this Friday, November 25th – or as shoppers and retailers lovingly call it, Black Friday. The …

Black Friday Deals: Some You May Not Want To Miss Black Friday Deals: Some You May Not Want To Miss

It’s that time of year when everybody’s looking for awesome deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. I can’t even begin to imagine how many are out there, but I can pass along some of the things I’ve come across …

Black Friday, Cyber Monday Deals Announced By LivingSocial Black Friday, Cyber Monday Deals Announced By LivingSocial

LivingSocial wants to extend the biggest holiday shopping day of the year into the biggest daily deals period of the year, as they have announced a string of new deals set to begin early Friday morning. Beginning at 5am, LivingSocial …

Windows Phone For a Penny on Thanksgiving Weekend Windows Phone For a Penny on Thanksgiving Weekend
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As many of you already realize, the Friday after Thanksgiving, at least in the United States, is referred to as “Black Friday,” because that’s the day all the retailers get in the black, financial-wise. It’s a day of sales and …

Black Friday Shopping: iPad, Other Tablets Could Dominate Black Friday Shopping: iPad, Other Tablets Could Dominate
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The craziest shopping period of the year is rapidly approaching, as retail outlets are beginning to unveil some of their Black Friday deals. According to multiple reports, this year’s buying frenzy might be all about tablets. At least that’s where …

Tech Holiday Sales Down 5%

U.S. consumer technology  holiday sales were down 5 percent in 2010 totaling $10.3 billion, according to a new report from The NPD Group.

Heavy sales promotions early in November, before Black Friday, did not convince shoppers to spend early as sales for the first three weeks of the month fell by 5 percent compared to the previous year. Overall NPD estimates that 2010 sales for the 9 week sales period will total $14.9 billion down 4 percent from last year.