iPhone 5 on Sale at Walmart

As of Friday (12/14/2012), Walmart has placed the 16GB iPhone 5 on sale for $127 from the usual $199 sticker price. With approval from Apple, a rare move with a fairly new released product, Walmart appears to be using the incentive to drive more foot traffic to their stores as this deal is not available online. This sale price is expected to last for the next 28 days.    

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Build-A-Bear Goes High Tech

The highly popular Build-a-Bear Workshop Stores are going into the technological age. Yes, you heard it correctly, Bears on Tech. While their strengths is in their popular stuff, fluff, accessory and dressing their store bears, the company is now introducing interactive accessories that can be included when children in their stores design their favorite bear or other creature. The digital age has come to a timeless classic. The new stores from Build-a-Bear provide...

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Groupon Targets Lucrative Restaurant Reservations Business

Groupon has been expanding its business interests in the past few months and one of the newest ventures of the online coupon magnate is the area of restaurant reservations as well as a mobile payment system. With the expansion, Groupon is encroaching into the domain of OpenTable. The move was precipitated by Groupon’s purchase of Savored, an Internet service which offers clientele services to reserve tables in specific restaurants in ten select cities in the United...

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Save Big With These Online Shopping Tips

The great thing about online shopping is finding all those mind-blowing bargains. They are out there, but it takes a really savvy consumer to find them. Some people get frustrated when they hear tales of people saving up to 95% on something they want and are unable to locate the same deal for themselves. There should be a whole school that focuses on online shopping. Nevertheless, here are a few online shopping tips that can help. It is true that there are a lot of...

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How Asian Crowds Are Drawn to iPhone 5 Launch

In what has now become tradition to Apple enthusiasts worldwide, long queues of people where many camped overnight to become the first individuals to purchase the latest iPhone from Apple. In Asia, Apple shops in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore opened it’s doors to fans seeking to become the first ones to hold iPhone 5. While Apple Inc. stores in Australia and Japan stuck to the long queues, Hong Kong had an online sign up sheet for the chance to pick up the...

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Safest Payment Methods for Online Shopping

Being able to shop online is one of the greatest appeals of the internet. Not only is it convenient because shoppers do not have to leave their homes, but it allows people to take advantage of some of the greatest bargains in the world. Often there are items found for sale online that cannot be located elsewhere. At one time, the only problems with online shopping is having to worry about the transactions being safe. The methods used for sending the payments have a lot of...

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Uncovering Hidden Savings Online

Online savings are the key attractors that compel some consumers to start shopping online. It is amazing what products can be found at deep discounts in the digital world. Shopping online has allowed many people to not only purchase everyday goods such as clothes and accessories at a lower price, but there have been some who were able to locate houses for a pennies on the dollar and luxury automobiles extremely cheap. When people hear of deals like this, they get a little...

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Online Shopping vs Offline Stores

The ability to shop online is largely responsible for the growth of the internet. The internet has been responsible for the closing of some offline stores due to it’s ease of finding the best deals and instant delivery of certain items like digital products. There are still many people who prefer to do their shopping offline and sometimes this is a method that is quite necessary. Then there are others who have fallen in love with being an online shopper and they would...

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How to Have Black Friday Everyday

Some people wait all year for Black Friday to come around again. This may not be an official holiday, but it certainly is one for shoppers. On Black Friday stores open up early in the morning and have jaw-dropping discounts of up to 95% off their merchandise. The key is to get their early because people will wait in lines for hours or even the night before to take advantage of the amazing deals. In fact, some people have been known to pitch a tent or take chairs much like...

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How to Avoid Online Scams

Online scams are a nightmare for any online consumer. It is the rumors of these dishonest practices that make many people avoid spending money online. However, it is not smart to rule out online shopping altogether. There are a lot of benefits to making purchases online that need to be had. What is really needed is for consumers to learn how to avoid online scams. Here are a few tips that can help: Constantly worrying about being taken advantage of does more harm than...

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