As the Features Director at DealNews, Lindsay Sakraida oversees a team of writers to manage content direction for weekly feature stories. She specializes in writing about shopping trends and lifestyle subjects. Prior to joining the DealNews team in 2009, Sakraida worked for several organizations in the publishing and Internet industries, including American Photo, Esquire, and others. Her work with DealNews has appeared on MSN Money, and as a freelance journalist, she has been published in a variety of prominent publications, including SMASH,New York, and CMJ.com.
When you're on a budget, it's easy to think that a vacation is a luxury you can't afford. But as we've mentioned before, taking a trip doesn't need to cost you an arm and a leg. From super cheap cruises that send travelers around the Mediterranean for just $449 per person, to a flight sale that brings the Sunshine State within reach, these are the best travel deals of the week.
Outside of Black Friday, the holiday season is a crucial time for shopping, for both the consumer and retailers. And as is the case with all things, the changing times have affected how we will approach our holiday gift list this year. From higher shipping minimums to expanding price matching policies, here are seven ways holiday shopping will be different in 2013.
Everybody take a deep breath: Black Friday has come to an end. While there are still some Cyber Week sales to consider, we can at least close the book on Black Friday 2013. And as we do so, we've got some amusing tidbits (Did you know that one of the hottest deals of the week was a towel?) as well as some major gripes to share.
Cyber Monday is here and with it comes excellent shoe deals. We've rounded up the kinds of Editors' Choice footwear deals we love to sink our feet into. Get an extra 20% off at 6pm, grab a pair New Balance trainers for $25, or save $50 on UGG chukka boots.
Last week electronics deals were the talk of the town, but now it's time for clothing sales to shine. We've rounded up some of the years' best discounts from J.Crew, Tommy Hilfiger, Forever 21, and more. But act fast! These fashions may outlast the season, but the Editors' Choice prices sure won't.
Cyber Monday is here and with it comes excellent shoe deals. We've rounded up the kinds of Editors' Choice footwear deals we love to sink our feet into. Today, you can save $19 on a pair of Polo loafers, take 40% off shoes at Rockport, and grab a pair of Zoot trainers for just $26.
Though Black Friday has come and gone, you can still score great video game deals on this lovely Cyber Monday. We're highlighting Editors' Choice savings on gamer-friendly deals including an OUYA or PS3 Slim for $100, or a new, limited edition Nintendo 3DS XL or Xbox One bundle.
Though Black Friday has come and gone, you can still score great video game deals on this lovely Cyber Monday. We're highlighting Editors' Choice savings in this category, including a $15 game that's "criminally underrated" as well as a rare discount on an Xbox One bundle.
Last week electronics deals were the talk of the town, but now it's time for clothing sales to shine. We've rounded up some of the hottest offers including 45% off Armani Exchange and 50% off American Eagle Outfitters, but act fast because these Editors' Choice sales end today.
By Emily Dovi, Lindsay Sakraida, Louis Ramirez, Marcy Bonebright
It's true that Thanksgiving and Black Friday are typically flush with excellent laptop deals, but Cyber Monday is no schlump! We found high-powered Ivy Bridge & Haswell laptops at rock-bottom prices, including the least expensive 17" laptop ever and second-cheapest utlrabook with a 128GB SSD.