Mobile shopping app maker inMarket has rolled out Apple’s iBeacon technology in Safeway and Giant Eagle grocery stores, allowing customers with iPhones(s…
Looking for a deal? The new frontier of ecommerce websites encourage trading and bartering from users’ closets — and it’s exploding in popularity.
The iOS app is 99 cents and uses geo-location to help people keep grocery lists and be reminded of what items they need to buy when they’re in range of their most frequented markets.
Shopular, a location-aware mobile app, is officially launching Friday to serve up relevant in-store deals while consumers are shopping. To start, the app will only alert shoppers once it senses that they’re at a shopping mall, but the company plans to expand to more locations.
Android shopping traffic over the holiday lagged iOS even though there are more Android smartphones. We look at why Android still produces far less engagement than iOS and what might be contributing to the gap.
With consumers increasingly turning to ecommerce and web-to-store shopping, brick-and-mortar stores utilizing cloud technology to ensure their associates have the right information at the right moment will have an edge on their competition.
Shopping apps are like InMarket’s Checkpoints apps are becoming powerful discovery tools for brands looking to get the word out on their products. InMarket said 50 percent of its users discovered new products using the Checkpoints app in the fourth quarter last year.
ShopSavvy, a mobile app known for arming shoppers with the ability to scan products to find the best prices, is now giving consumers the ability to scan products they own so they can quickly put them up for sale.
Apple posted a teaser on Tuesday that’s heavy on the tease and light on the info, telling shoppers only that Apple will indeed hold a “one-day shopping event.” But Apple isn’t the only place to look for deals on Apple products this Friday.
With Black Friday just around the corner, your iPhone might be your greatest weapon for getting the best deals around. Just be sure you download these apps, and remember not to literally crash through doors, regardless of what retailer marketing says they’d like you to do.
Geo-location check-in services such as Foursquare are super trendy in tech and new media circles. But will they catch on with mainstream audiences enough to make big retailers pay attention? A new market research study indicates that the answer may be no.
Shoppers use an average of 10.7 different sources in their decision-making process, conducting online research even for small purchases like…
Facebook’s new Deals offering may or may not become a “Groupon killer,” but the social network has two major weapons in its arsenal that others do not: One is the power of the site’s social graph, and the other is the integration of Facebook Credits.
Four months after Groupon turned down Google’s $6 billion buyout offer, the search giant appears to have built what it couldn’t buy. The company has begun rolling out Google Offers, a new discount offer service that seems to be created in the mold of Groupon.
Consumers love credit cards, so why not start a program to reward them for spending money on eco-friendly goods and services? That’s the idea behind a proposed government program in South Korea in which users can earn points, and cash, for buying greener products.
If one thing really makes me mad, it’s buying something at Best Buy only to find out later that a friend got it there on sale the weekend after I did. Gazaro Protect, a new — and free — iPhone app, ensures that won’t happen ever again.
Consumer Reports can now come with you on your iPhone as you shop, letting you check products instantly. So, scanning the barcode of the iPhone 4 with its camera will, in theory, reveal CR’s high rating, and its lack of a “Buy” recommendation. In theory.
It can be difficult to decide which model is for you when it comes to purchasing a new Mac. Apple (s aapl) has tried to make the process a little less painful by adding a Mac comparison feature to the online Apple store.
The iPad itself should be number one on every college student’s wish list. It’s pretty light weight and easy to carry, and with the diverse selection of apps available, you can really get more out of it than carrying your laptop to class.
Our next installment in our Back to School guide is aimed at iPhone and iPod users. Check out some of our picks for must haves, cool gadgets, and more to get you set for the new school year that will be sooner than you’d like.
For the next part of our Back to School 2010 Buyer’s Guide, we’re going to take a look at ten more great Mac-specific items for the college student. This is a great list for those who still may be trying to find that perfect graduation gift.
With the next school year just around the corner, we’ve put together a list of some products that are must haves for students headed off to college. If you own any Apple products, there’s something for you in our Back to School 2010 Buyer’s Guide
Visitors to social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter spend more online than those who don’t go to such sites, according to comScore’s latest quarterly overview of the online retail economy — and the more frequent a visitor is to Facebook, the more they spend.
The biggest shopping day of the year for Americans is this Friday, the dreaded Black Friday, and people are in a consuming…
Good golly gosh but aren’t Macs expensive? Apple (s aapl) unashamedly caters to the sub-$1,000 computer market and doesn’t compromise on price.…
Hate to say we told you so (two times), but Honeyshed, the QVC-meets-MTV online video shopping channel, is shutting down, reports AdWeek.…
It may be a terrible pun, but it is a useful micro-site from the people at Google. The site (and the pun)…
Darrell Etherington recently came up with a list of holiday gifts, and I wanted to add some ideas to the mix. I’m…
Just in time for last minute Christmas shopping, Amazon.com has released their mobile app for the iPhone and iPod touch. It offers…
If you’re like me, the beginning of December means one thing: regretting not having started your Christmas shopping earlier. The malls are packed, Black Friday has ravaged store stock, and you don’t have a clue what to get anyone anyway. I hope I can help with at least one of those problems, with this list of great gifts for that web worker on your list.