Consumers Want The iPad Mini To Launch This Month

One of the more consistent rumors surrounding the iPad Mini is that it will be revealed in October. The iPhone 5 will be revealed next week on September 12. Apple is supposedly holding two separate events so they won’t cannibalize…

CES 2012: PriceGrabber Launches DealGrabber To Find Local Deals

Daily deal programs like Groupon, LivingSocial, and the like have been gaining significantly in popularity recently. These sorts of services offer amazing deals on a wide variety of products and services. Navigating and sorting through all the deals that these…

iPhone 5 Survey – 35% of Consumers to Buy upon Release

The anticipation surrounding the latest version of the iPhone is at an all-time high. Rumors about the iPhone 5 are emerging almost daily and are ranging from the projected release date to what features it may contain. While a lot of the news is still speculation, at this point, one thing that is clear is that consumers can’t wait to get their hands on the new smartphone.

Consumers Bank on Daily Deals for Father’s Day

Daily deals provider PriceGrabber recently released a study regarding consumer spending in regards to this year’s Father’s Day. Interestingly, it found that consumers would be utilizing daily deals sites to compare and shop for their dads.

Groupon IPO Legitimizes the Daily Deals Marketplace

Groupon made big news this week, when it filed for its much-anticipated IPO. CEO Andrew Mason has expressed disdain for some of his competitors – the ones he considers to be clones. “I was a music major, and with music,…

PriceGrabber Gets Into Local Deals

Yet another player has entered into the daily deals space. This time it’s PriceGrabber, which has just announced the launch of a new local deals category. PriceGrabber’s angle is actually to let consumers search through thousands of daily deals from…

Online Holiday Shoppers Plan To Spend More This Year

Online shoppers  plan to spend more on holiday gifts this year, with 66 percent indicating they will spend over $500, according to a new report  from PriceGrabber.

Last year, more than half (59%) of shoppers spent $500 or more on gifts. This year, the average amount that holiday shoppers plan to spend on gifts is $845.

According to survey data, the average 2010 holiday shopper will make 57 percent of their holiday purchases online, 40 percent in brick-and-mortar stores and 3 percent from a mobile phone.

Amazon Kindle Leads iPad In Brand Recognition

While eReaders are still becoming mainstream, the Amazon Kindle leads its competitors in brand recognition, with 61 percent of consumers having heard of the device, according to a new report from PriceGrabber.

More than half (55%) of consumers said they had heard of the Apple iPad. Thirty-four percent indicated they had heard of the Sony Reader, and 28 percent of consumers were aware of the Barnes & Noble nook.

Yahoo Shopping Partnership With PriceGrabber Arranged

Starting in mid-March, Yahoo Shopping will no longer be a solo act.  Yahoo announced today that it’s arranged to have PriceGrabber take care of some of the technical details, and it’ll be able to make one more cutback thanks to the adjustment.