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Amazon Sold 36.8 Million Items on Cyber Monday

Amazon Sold 36.8 Million Items on Cyber Monday

By Sean Patterson December 30, 2013

In less than two decades Amazon has managed not only to become the internet’s largest retailer, but also a major competitor to traditional retailers such as Walmart. The success of the website continues to grow each year, and this year’s …

Last Minute Gifts for the Frugal Holiday Shopper Last Minute Gifts for the Frugal Holiday Shopper

Christmas is fast approaching and I’m sure a lot of you didn’t take advantage of the Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping craze. Hey, I understand that things happen and you couldn’t find the time or money to go holiday shopping. …

Gift Cards: Ways to Save Money This Year Gift Cards: Ways to Save Money This Year

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Once again, gift cards are the most requested gift, making Santa’s sleigh lighter this holiday season. If you are looking to buy gift cards for friends and family, here are a few tips to help you save some green on …

More Parents Than Ever Are Buying Tablets For Kids More Parents Than Ever Are Buying Tablets For Kids
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When I was growing up, I was mostly given traditional toys for Christmas. According to a new survey, that’s quickly changing as more parents opt to gift their children tech-related items. PBS Kids recently surveyed 1,000 parents with children between …

Cyber Monday now biggest shopping day of the year Cyber Monday now biggest shopping day of the year

Now that Black Friday 2013 has come and gone, retailers and shoppers alike are plunging into the next wave of the holiday shopping frenzy: Cyber Monday. Referring to the Monday after Thanksgiving and originally created to lure holiday shoppers to …

Black Friday 2013: The Shopping Frenzy Continues Black Friday 2013: The Shopping Frenzy Continues

The spending spree continues after some of the top retailers opened their doors on Thanksgiving Day to pre-Black Friday shoppers. Over a dozen major retailers opened their doors on Thursday to kick off some of the Black Friday deals crazed …

Most Americans Will Shop Online During the Holidays Most Americans Will Shop Online During the Holidays
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The holiday shopping rush will begin this week, and Americans are gearing up for Black Friday weekend sales. Though most Americans won’t be shopping this weekend (mainly due to the crowds), those who do are set to spend more money …

Are Local Retailers Not as Important to Groupon? Are Local Retailers Not as Important to Groupon?

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Groupon now has launched a new category within its marketplace online for Freebies. This tool gives online shoppers another avenue to save through samples, promotional codes, traditional sales, and digital coupons. Freebies has had the initial kinks worked out and …

Cyber Monday Sales Expected to be Up from 2012 Cyber Monday Sales Expected to be Up from 2012

It’s that time of year again – when the smell of turkey is quickly replaced by the stampeding of shopping feet rushing into shopping malls and countless stores. However, many are opting to remain away from the intense activity historically …

Cyber Monday Sales Gearing Up For The Holiday Season

For most people in America, the end of November signals a time for reflection and gratitude for the past year, a time to gather with loved ones and celebrate love, family, and togetherness. For many of those same people, this …

Walmart to Launch Black Friday Deals Earlier Walmart to Launch Black Friday Deals Earlier

For any serious Black Friday shoppers looking to get a jump start on shopping, you better make sure to plan for a Thanksgiving Day lunch, as Walmart is opening earlier on Turkey Day this year. Walmart just released their Black …

Kmart Will Open on Turkey Day; People Are Mad Kmart Will Open on Turkey Day; People Are Mad
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Mega retailers being open for part of Thanksgiving Day is nothing new, but usually stores close for a few hours so employees can get in a little guaranteed family time. Kmart added a twist in their Thanksgiving/Black Friday plans this …

Amazon Gives Sellers Access To Holiday Deal Pages Amazon Gives Sellers Access To Holiday Deal Pages

Thousands of Amazon Marketplace sellers are getting the opportunity to have their products appear on high-traffic holiday deal pages on Amazon.com throughout the holiday season, opening up the possibility for a big increase in traffic and sales. Amazon announced on …

How Did Everybody Miss Kmart's Mistlefinger Ad?

Kmart won the Internet in April with a new ad campaign that focused on one phrase, “Ship my pants.” It blew up overnight and became a viral sensation. The store did it again a month later with “Big Gas Savings.” …

Etsy Sellers Get Some New Shipping Tools Etsy Sellers Get Some New Shipping Tools

Etsy is looking to make things easier on sellers as the holiday shopping season approaches. The company has announced some new shipping changes with “linked” shipping profiles, an improved bulk editor and tweaks to the shipping upgrades offered by its …

Holiday Retail Sales to Hit $738 Billion Holiday Retail Sales to Hit $738 Billion

October has just begun, and for many retail outlets that means dragging out the holiday decorations. With the economy slowly rebounding over the past five years, experts are now expecting to see a marginal increase in sales this holiday shopping …

Apple Launches Holiday Gift Guide Website Apple Launches Holiday Gift Guide Website
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Apple doesn’t send out holiday mailers to mailboxes all over the country. It doesn’t need to, and paper spam would seem old-fashioned for the world’s most valuable tech company. In fact, it probably doesn’t need to put together a holiday …