Alison is also responsible for 89% of the cat photos that appear on LCD deals.
According to a recent study, more than half of all online transactions are never completed, resulting in what the industry has deemed "abandoned" shopping carts. Consumers walk away from potential purchases for a variety of reasons, but all is not lost for online retailers, as there are several ways for them to convert these lost cart causes into sales.
Traditionally, shoppers have been hesitant to buy clothes and shoes online because of the variation in sizing. But there are new tools at a consumer's disposal that aim to take the guesswork out of buying these items online, starting with the high-tech Shoefitr service.
Online retailers are expected to accurately represent the products they sell, and failure to do so is detrimental to the consumer and to the reputation of the merchant. To help avoid this pitfall, we've outlined three practices by which online retailers should abide, as well as some advice for consumers who find themselves at a loss for vital product information.
Beyond nabbing the last doorbusters, in-store shoppers can enjoy exclusive freebie offers from the likes of Starbucks, Victoria's Secret, Ace Hardware, and more! From gift cards and video games to coffee and pastries, these are some delicious and worthy incentives to leave the house today. But if you're still recovering from an heavy dose of tryptophan, there are a number of buy one, get one free deals available throughout the Black Friday weekend.
Not sure where to look for deals this Black Friday weekend? We checked our archives for the top five online stores that offered the largest number of Editors' Choice-caliber deals during the shopping holiday, and Amazon came out on top. However, the online superstore has some fierce competition.
Love them or hate them, rebates are quite popular with bargain hunters. Yet over the last few years the number of deals with rebates have declined. However, the mail-in rebate isn't extinct; it's just a bit more rare, and slightly more precious, as deals with rebates now yield even better prices than before.
Retailers may already be rolling out back to school sales, but that doesn't mean you have to rush out and buy your supplies immediately. We analyzed our archives to see what kind of deals you can expect to find on select campus essentials in the coming weeks, as well as when you should buy them.
Smart devices have become a preferred platform for online shopping, but while many big-name merchants have developed dedicated mobile web sites to appease the masses, less than a quarter of specialty stores have followed suit. dealnews has compiled a list of the top 10 merchants that we'd like to see join the mobile web revolution.
If you're shopping at a Kohl's retail location and can't find what you're looking for, you can look to the Kohl's Kiosk, which houses the online version of the store's shopping experience. But will the kiosk let you redeem those online coupon codes we frequently find for Kohl's? And if so, is there an advantage to using the in-store kiosks for certain items over shopping at home from a computer? dealnews investigates.
Instead of the safe flowers-and-chocolate Valentine's route, take a non-traditional approach to gift-giving this year. Since our atypical options are less in-demand than those Cupid-spattered gifts, you'll not only get a better value for your money, but you'll also be offering up a nice, thoughtful surprise. Here are some more inspired Valentine's Day gift ideas.
Another year is coming to a close, and we're celebrating by counting down the top 10 hottest deals of 2011. We also included some details on whether you'll find any of these stellar bargains again in 2012. So grab a bottle of bubbly and raise a toast to these amazing offers.
In terms of sales over the past year, Walmart ranks supreme. But does that mean it also offers the most enticing deals for online shoppers? We dug into the dealnews archives to see which online stores offered the highest number of deals for the discount-seeking consumer.
The dealnews staff writers and editors are among the site's biggest fans. (For proof, just count how many of us "Like" dealnews on Facebook.) That's because we're constantly getting good deals while we work, and as a result, each of us has made at least one purchase that was so spectacular, we wanted to scream it from the rooftops. But in lieu of rooftop-hopping, we've opted to share the stories of our proudest purchases here. Got one of your own?