Using apps to help you shop this holiday season? You’re not alone.
A survey from retailers finds that more than half of Americans have already started their holiday shopping. A credit card can be a useful tool, as long as you don’t let that balance get out of hand. So 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has this advice for safe spending.
The holiday season has arrived and with it the efforts to find the perfect gifts for loved ones. As the hunt for gifts gets going, so does the dread of returning the thoughtful presents that are just not the right fit. Follow these tips to get through the season of returns.
Cyber Monday is oftentimes a more popular shopping event than Black Friday. The convenience of shopping at home without the hassles of the lines and throngs of people can be a huge draw. However, it’s important to know which sites are the best for deals, quality and ease in online shopping.
By Jim Donovan: Holiday shoppers can find the perfect gift for almost everyone on their list for $25 or less. The December 2012 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, highlights 25 great sites that offer […]
By Jim Donovan: Target is the latest retailer to announce a holiday price match guarantee that includes online competitors. For the first time, Target will offer shoppers the ability to match select online competitors’ prices […]
By Jim Donovan: Best Buy says it has authorized its store staffers to match online prices of competitors in some cases as it heads into the holiday season. Notice the words “in some cases”? Best […]
It’s as much of an American tradition as holiday shopping: post-holiday debt. But as 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, trimming some costs right now can help consumers stash some cash before Black Friday.
By Jim Donovan: Toys“R”Us, Inc. has announced that it will offer a “Price Match Guarantee” on all items available in its Toys“R”Us® and Babies“R”Us® stores nationwide. Now through Christmas Eve. The company will match competitors’ in-store pricing […]
The time for Christmas shopping is quickly drawing to a close. But there are many people who still have gifts to buy.
The ‘happy’ holidays can be very stressful, even depressing, for many people.
With Christmas just 11 days away, free shipping on internet orders is about to get scarce, and those last minute deals might as well.
“Today we are expecting 17 million packages to come through our system,” says a Fed Ex spokesman.
This week is your last chance before Christmas to score the best online shopping deals, since most free shipping offers run out before the weekend. But for some items, it could pay to wait.
Tis the season for buying gifts! With more and more people shopping online, where do those packages wind up getting shipped too?