All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘shopping’

Amazon Dash Button Appears To Not Be A Joke

About a year ago, Amazon unveiled the Amazon Dash, a way for people to add items to their shopping lists from their homes by scanning them with the device or using the microphone to tell it what they need. Now, the company has announced an extension of Dash with the Amazon Dash Button. Given the timing of the announcement and …

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How Shoppers Use Twitter During The Buying Process

Twitter is sharing some research from studies it conducted with Millward Brown and Crimson Hexagon about Twitter’s role in the buying process for shoppers. Twitter says its findings can help businesses maximize sales by “sending Twitter shoppers the right message at the right moment.” The Millward Brown study was commissioned by Twitter last summer, and utilized a ten-minute online questionnaire …

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Google Search Adds Mobile Black Friday Feature

Google announced the addition of a new Black Friday feature to Google Search on mobile devices. The company notes that a lot of people will be standing in line at stores using their phones this weekend, so this will cater to them. Users will be able to search for specific products on their phones (or tablets) and get more detailed …

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Yelp Names Top 20 Cities For Local Holiday Shopping

Yelp has put together its top 20 list for cities to shop local for the holidays. The company recently commissioned a survey from Nielsen to find out about people’s plans for local holiday shopping. It found that eight in ten Americans intend to shop local for the holidays this year. To come up with the top 20 list, Yelp says …

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Target Black Friday 2014: Maybe the Cheapest HDTV Deal Around

Black Friday 2014 will see one of the best deals on an HDTV. It can be found at Target … but not in the store. Target is offering a Black Friday 2014 deal on an Element 40-inch 1080p LED/LCD TV for $119. However, (here’s the catch) it’s only offered as an online “doorbuster” deal with limited quantities and no rain …

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Women’s Leggings Reminder: No, They Are NOT Pants

Raise your hand if you’ve dealt with the following scenario involving women’s leggings. Your friend comes to you red-faced and more than a little bothered. When you ask what’s wrong, she shares her day with you. She was strolling down the street and noticed she kept getting odd looks. Those looks had something to do with her leggings. Did they …

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Yelp: 8 In 10 Americans To Shop Local For Holidays

Yelp commissioned Nielsen to field a consumer survey on where Americans intend to do their holiday shopping this season and what gets them shopping at local businesses. According to this, eight out of ten are likely to shop at local businesses during the holiday season, and about half of the local shoppers expect to spend over $100 at small businesses. …

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Nielsen: 22% Of Americans Doing Holiday Shopping Already

Nielsen released some figures on holiday shopping trends as the season approaches. For many, it’s already here. The holiday shopping season may not be getting off to as big a bang as it did last year, but it’s obviously expected to ramp up significantly very soon. “Entering the fourth quarter of 2014, retail sales remained sluggish and weaker than they …

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iPhone 6 Plus Supply Issues Loom as Holidays Approach

If you’re looking to get your hands on a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus before the holiday season is in full swing, you may want to order one sooner rather than later – especially if it’s the iPhone 6 Plus you’re after. Demand is outpacing supply for the new iPhone 6, and Apple CEO Tim Cook isn’t exactly …

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Groupon Launches Cash For Grocery-Buying App Snap

Groupon just launched a new app for iPhone and Android called Snap, which gives users cash back on certain products they buy. Basically, you go grocery shopping, then find the participating items in the app, and scan your receipts to get cash back on those items. It doesn’t even matter where you did your shopping. According to Groupon, it works …

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Dorm Room Essentials: Often Forgotten “Must Haves”

It’s the time of year when a new generation of teenagers head off to college. As parents prepare to say goodbye to the kids that grew up so fast, they probably have gone over a checklist of dorm essentials. New bedding (for the lumpy twin-sized mattress) and a desk lamp are among the more predictable choices to make the list. …

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School Supply List: Money Saving Tips

It’s true that school supplies are getting more expensive, but that doesn’t mean parents have to take it lying down. If you have a nose for a bargain, there are ways to avoid breaking the bank when it comes to getting your kids ready to go back to school. School Shop Early If you are reading this article because it …

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