All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Holidays’

Kids Are Dreaming of an iChristmas

If you’re wondering what to get your kid this holiday season and want to go the electronics route, you probably can’t go wrong with an Apple product. That’s the takeaway from a recent Nielsen study into the wishlists of children. They looked at kids “interest in buying in the next 6 months” (interest in their parents buying, more like it) …

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Apple Debuts Two New iPhone 5 Ads Before Black Friday

Apple has just dropped two new iPhone 5 ads in time for the holiday shopping season. The first, “Turkey,” touts the iPhone’s Photo Stream feature – the ability to share sets of photos with a select group of friends and family. The second ad is called “Orchestra” and showcases the iPhone 5’s noise cancellation abilities. You can check them out …

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Forget Black Friday, Cyber Monday Is the Real Holiday Shopping Blitz

As online shopping becomes a bigger part of consumers’ holiday buying strategy, retailers are forced to offer new types of deals that go beyond the traditional Black Friday earlybird specials. Take a look at last year, for instance. U.S. shoppers spent a record $1.25 billion on Cyber Monday, the term for the huge shopping day that takes place the Monday …

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Fab Offers Free Shipping for the Holidays and Beyond

Like all ecommerce sites, Fab.com wants you to do a good majority of your holiday shopping on their site. The busy season is fast approaching for online retailers, and Fab has just announced a pretty hefty incentive for those trying to decide which quirky online shop they want to patronize. Today, Fab is launching a free shipping initiative. A permanent …

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Apple Launches Holiday Gift Guide Website

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 gift guide at all, though it has. Today, Apple launched its holiday gift guide website, featuring the perfect gifts for …

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Groupon Goods Gets Free Shipping And Returns, Launches Toy And Holiday Catalogs

Groupon announced free shipping and free returns on Groupon Goods, as well as a new toy catalog and holiday catalog. “Groupon Goods has just come off a successful first year with over 4.3 million customers as of Sept. 2012 and an annual run rate of nearly $1.5 billion in global billings and nearly $500 million in revenues shortly after its …

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PayPal Announces Holiday Price Match, Return Shipping

PayPal announced today that it will be offering holiday promotions for the first time, through the end of the year. These include price matching, “bill me later,” and return shipping courtesy of PayPal. “Pay with PayPal and get the lowest price using our Price Matching offer,” says PayPal “shopping specialist” Claudia Lombana. “If the item you purchase is advertised for …

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Google Talks Holiday Shopping Trends Businesses Need To Be Aware Of

Consumers intend to spend more on holiday shopping this year than they did last year, according to new research from Google. Do you expect to see better holiday sales than last year? Let us know in the comments. “We expect this to be the first Nonline shopping season,” a Google spokesperson tells WebProNews. “Meaning that the line between offline and …

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HEY GUYS, IT’S INTERNATIONAL CAPS LOCK DAY (ONE OF THEM)

Today, we celebrate the trolls, the internet yellers, and the old people that don’t know any better. It’s October 22nd, which means that today, we celebrate CAPS LOCK. You might be thinking to yourself – “hey, I remember when we did that earlier this year. It trended on Twitter and everything. What gives?” and that would be fair. That’s because …

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Target Also Plans to Price-Match Online Retailers for the Holidays

Less than a week after electronics retailer Best Buy announced that they would be price-matching their internet competitors this holiday season, Target has also jumped on board. At a press event today Target CEO Greg Steinhafel unveiled the new initiative, which will see the retailer match the prices displayed online by a number of companies including Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, …

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Amazon Hiring 50,000 People for the Holiday Season

With the holiday season fast approaching, retailers need to reinforce their workforce to handle the increased business that comes with the period. This year, Amazon has just announced that they will add more than 50,000 temporary jobs (seasonal positions) at their fulfillment centers across the U.S. “In addition to the thousands of people we’ve hired for full-time jobs this year, …

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Best Buy Plans To Price-Match Internet Competitors This Holiday Season

In order to stop the growing trend of people exclusively using the internet for their holiday shopping needs (and hopefully draw some straying customers back in), Best Buy is planning on price-matching internet prices on the goods offered in their storeroom. The Wall Street Journal quotes a source “familiar with the matter,” who says that the company will match the …

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