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Black Friday Spending Average to Rise 18% Black Friday Spending Average to Rise 18%
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As Americans head into the most intense shopping weekend of the year, many of them are ready to spend even more than they did last year. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) this week released its predictions for Black Friday 2013. …

Majority of Americans Will Not Shop on Black Friday Majority of Americans Will Not Shop on Black Friday

With stores opening on Thanksgiving day for Black Friday deals this year, consumers are now under more pressure than ever to fit cut-rate shopping into their holiday schedules. Though millions of Americans will line-up and fight over the inexpensive electronics …

Sears Black Friday Doorbusters Online Sears Black Friday Doorbusters Online
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Sears, which has been losing money and closing department stores as of late, has posted an ad for Black Friday doorbuster deals. Sears, the multinational department store chain based in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, also owns Kmart, which has likewise been …

Black Friday TV Deals: Save up to 60% Off Black Friday TV Deals: Save up to 60% Off

Many people have been preparing for Black Friday since last Thanksgiving, as it’s the largest sale of the year. Once you experience the thrill of obtaining an expensive item at a deep discount it is difficult to pay full price …

Cyber Monday: Stay in Your Pajamas and Save Money Cyber Monday: Stay in Your Pajamas and Save Money

Many anxious shoppers plan to skip dessert and hit Walmart before their turkey dinners even get a chance to digest next Thursday. Some yet will get up at the crack of dawn on Black Friday eager to get the best …

Holiday Dresses: It’s Time To Shop Ladies Holiday Dresses: It’s Time To Shop Ladies

It’s that time of year again! So many holidays are just around the corner, and with that comes all the holiday parties. The L’Wren Scott collaboration with Banana Republic has many a lady thinking what she’ll be wearing to her …

Cyber Monday Sales Gearing Up For The Holiday Season 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 …

Woman Receives $3,500 Fine for Negative Review Woman Receives $3,500 Fine for Negative Review
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The next time you place an order online, make sure you read the fine print. According to KUTV.com, a woman from Utah left a negative review for a business online and was later told she would have to pay a …

Black Friday 2013: Check Out Deals From Walmart, Target and Best Buy Black Friday 2013: Check Out Deals From Walmart, Target and Best Buy
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With Black Friday just two weeks away, retailers are beginning to release their ads, so let the chaotic holiday shopping preparation begin! Whether you’re shopping for young kids, teenagers or yourself, there are a lot of great deals to be …

IKEA Proves More Terrifying Than Outer Space in This Superb ‘Gravity’ Spoof IKEA Proves More Terrifying Than Outer Space in This Superb ‘Gravity’ Spoof

Lost. Disconnected from all you love. A harsh, unforgiving landscape. No, it’s not the outer space depicted in the hit film Gravity. It’s your local IKEA. In space, no one can hear you scream. In IKEA, it wouldn’t matter if …

This Toys ‘R’ Us Ad Outraged Even Stephen Colbert This Toys ‘R’ Us Ad Outraged Even Stephen Colbert
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Last week, environmentalist Peter Gleick penned an editorial about a Toys “R” Us commercial from October that, frustratingly, decries hard science in favor of running amok in a toy store. “My wife and I were relaxing, watching TV when we …

Black Friday 2013: Retailers Offer Early Deals Black Friday 2013: Retailers Offer Early Deals

Black Friday 2013 is just three weeks away, and retailers are unveiling deals. This year, many are starting their big sales a little before the day itself, which happens to fall on November 29. Why the rush? There are six …

Walmart Glitch in Computer Causes Bargains Walmart Glitch in Computer Causes Bargains
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For the second time in the past month, Walmart faces another glitch in the system issue. The first problem occurred about three months ago when certain people‚Äôs food stamp cards had their spending limit lifted, accidentally, due to the glitch. …

Walmart Glitch Meant Temporary Great Deals For Lucky Shoppers Walmart Glitch Meant Temporary Great Deals For Lucky Shoppers
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The superpower that is Wal-Mart is famous because of its incredibly low prices, but even the most loyal of wally world’s customers must have been shocked when they saw the unbelievable deals that occurred on the store’s website early this …

How Did Everybody Miss Kmart’s Mistlefinger Ad? 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.” …

Google Says Its New Mobile PLA Style Will Drive More Traffic To Retailers Google Says Its New Mobile PLA Style Will Drive More Traffic To Retailers
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Google announced that it is changing the way the mobile PLA (product listing ads) ad unit looks on Google.com. The update is designed to help shoppers browse and discover merchandise more easily while using their mobile device. “People are increasingly …

Google Expands BufferBox Throughout San Francisco Google Expands BufferBox Throughout San Francisco

Google announced on Monday that it is expanding its BufferBox pilot in San Francisco. BufferBox is a locker service, which has already been available in Toronto. Google acquired it last November, and eventually started testing the service in the San …

Women Will Share Personal Info For a Price Women Will Share Personal Info For a Price
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While, on one hand, our nation is in the middle of a great debate over privacy and what gets seen by whom, on the other hand, retailers are trying to find more ways to get people to give up their …

Google BigQuery Helps Show How Weather Influences Shopping Google BigQuery Helps Show How Weather Influences Shopping
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Interactions, a marketing firm for supermarket chains and big box stores, announced some interesting findings based on analysis with Google’s BigQuery and Tableau, measuring the effects of major weather events on sales. “This case study is just the first analysis …

Target Dress: Apology Issued For “Manatee” Size Tag Target Dress: Apology Issued For “Manatee” Size Tag

Though a majority of Americans are now overweight and are predicted to get larger in the coming years, those who are overweight still have to contend with body image issues on a daily basis. While the magazine section at the …

Bing Just Launched A New iPhone App Called Edibly Bing Just Launched A New iPhone App Called Edibly
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Bing announced today that it is launching a new iPhone app called Edibly in the U.S., though technically, you have to be in Seattle to use it (at least for now). It’s a shopping app upon which Microsoft has collaborated …