SXSW: Mulu Announces Version 2 At SXSWi

Mulu, the community-centric Pinterest-esque personal shopping assistant website, announced today that it will be launching Version 2 of their site during SXSW. For those uninitiated with the website, Mulu merges shopping with sharing by allowing users to pin potential purchases…

Amazon Sports Collectibles Store Launches Just In Time For Super Bowl

This week being Super Bowl Week, everyone seems to have sports fever. All of the media coverage and internet chatter about the big game makes it a pretty good time for Amazon to announce a new sports memorabilia store. Amazon…

College Student Finds Cocaine In Used Textbook From Amazon

When you order a used book online, you probably wouldn’t be surprised if when it arrives, it contains an old bookmark or perhaps a couple of pages of notes inside. After all, it is “used.” But I’m sure you would…

Young People Would Rather Shop In Stores Than Online

The youth of today might not be able to so much as get out into the shower or start cooking microwave popcorn without having a smartphone or iPod attached to their face, but when it comes to shopping? They’re still…

eBay’s Top Shopped List Reveals America’s Cultural Obsessions From 2011

You can tell a lot about someone by how they shop. In that same vein, can you also tell a lot about a country by how they shop? eBay has issued their 3rd-annual “Top Shopped” report, where they analyze all…

Online Spending Had 3 Record Days Last Week

It’s been a record year for online holiday shopping in the U.S., and it’s still early December. We’ve looked at a lot of the stuff that was going on Cyber Monday and Black Friday already, but comScore has now put…

Google Prime? Google Jabs Amazon With Upcoming Quick Delivery Service

With the success of Amazon Prime, it was only a matter of time before Google got into the fast-shipping business. According to the Wall Street Journal, Google is on the way to start a service that matches online shopping with…

Cyber Monday Sales Set to Break Records

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…

Cyber Monday, Apple Style: Free Shipping On Everything

Apple is not offering any special deals today, on Cyber Monday – even though it’s one of the biggest shopping days of the year and definitely the biggest online shopping day of the year. Some estimates have suggested that Americans…

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…