Digital Shopping To Keep Many Retailers Afloat Through The Holidays

Shopping options from a plethora of online and mobile services will keep gift shoppers spending this year without ruining their budgets, according to new information gathered by the 26th annual survey for holiday consumer spending by Deloitte. 48 percent of consumers responded that they plan to shop online for gifts this year. This is a […]

Online And Mobile Shopping To Grow This Holiday Season

As the holiday shopping begins in earnest, Experian’s PriceGrabber has released information from its recent shopping survey. The survey tracked the methods that consumers will be using this year to make gift purchases. 90% of respondents said that they will shop online on a computer, which is a 1% over the rate in 2010. Shopping […]

Sears Reaches Out To Holiday Buyers Through Online Shopping

As the holiday season begins and people start writing their shopping lists, Sears is working to expand their online Toy Shop. The Sears Toy Shop has become popular due to its helpfulness for parents looking for trustworthy and honest information on toys. The website covers the full spectrum of hot toys, from creativity boosting activities […]

FatWallet Releases New Black Friday iPhone App for the 2011 Holiday Shopping Season

Beloit, WI  (AllNewsWire.com)  FatWallet’s Black Friday iPhone App allows iPhone and iPod touch users to review and sort 2011 Black Friday ads as individual deals. The app is the mobile version of FatWallet.com’s Black Friday Deal Finder which aggregates all major retailers’ Black Friday ad rumors and organizes them by store and category. Users sort […]

More Shoppers Turning to Daily Deal Websites for Gift Giving

PriceGrabber, a division of the Experian company, has announced the results of its Local Deals Survey. The information gathered from the respondents shows an increase in the number of consumers who plan to use websites offering local and daily deals during this upcoming holiday season. Nearly 60% of gift givers will use one or more […]

Online Shopping Sites Put to the Test

ShopSmart magazine, a Consumer Reports publication, recently put some of the biggest names in online retail to the test to determine which offers up the best bargains and deals. Customers need to consider shipping fees and investigate the return policies, which are very different from offline retailers. These steps will help reduce purchase anxiety or […]

Amazon’s Top Holiday Deals Offer More than Stocking Stuffers

Making their lists, and checking them twice, online shoppers have merrily clicked their way through more than $22 billion already this year in search of the hottest deals and bargains of the holiday season.  Amazon.com, one of this year’s leading online retailers, has already made a huge impact with holiday shoppers through their massively successful […]

Holiday Cyber Shopping Tops $17.5 Billion

comScore reports that online consumers have spent over $17.5 billion so far this holiday season, reflecting a 12 percent increase over the same period last year. The current week had four days where the take was over $800 million for each individual day. Cyber Monday led the show as the day that had the largest […]

Cyber Monday Tops $1 Billion in Sales for First Time

The holiday shopping season is officially underway and while most of the early focus is on Black Friday, the new kid on the block made its mark this year.  Over the past several years, Cyber Monday has become one of the biggest online shopping days of the year.  This year, the event topped $1 billion […]

Amazon Driving Online Holiday Sales with Black Friday, Cyber Week Deals

Brick-and-mortar outlets are discovering that a growing segment of U.S. consumers are more than happy to sit back and bargain shop at home in their pajamas while others brave the traditional holiday crowds. Shoppers are increasingly turning to online channels in search of the hottest deals and bargains of the holiday season.  While many spend […]

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