Cyber Monday, the Monday after Thanksgiving, has become traditionally the biggest online shopping day of the year. Since Thanksgiving, almost 134 million people went shopping in stores and online.
Many shoppers still look forward to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but sales promotions are starting earlier and lasting longer. That means fewer shoppers were in stores or buying online the weekend after Thanksgiving compared to last year, and analysts expect that to continue on Monday.
Don’t get lost in the sea of sales, coupons, flyers and email lists. Take a little time to organize and you can save a bundle this holiday season.
The crack of dawn isn’t the only option for Black Friday shopping.
Software engineers wearing jeans and flip flops test the latest smartphone apps. Walls and windows double as whiteboards where ideas are jotted down. And a mini basketball net is in the center of it all. At first glance, this workplace resembles any Silicon Valley startup.
When it comes to letters to Santa, some are ditching the pen and paper and looking to their tablets and smartphones instead.
If many of your co-workers seemed a little less productive today you might chalk it up to online shopping. Monday is affectionately known as Cyber Monday – when retailers put deals online that are simply too good to pass up.
This Cyber Monday, shoppers are expected to spend a spend $1.5 billion, which is hundreds of millions more than last year, according to Internet analytics firm comScore. Just like Black Friday, Cyber Monday is starting earlier than ever, with many retailers offering Cyber Weekend deals.
Online shopping doesn’t have to be risky. Here are a few tips to protect your credit/debit card information on the internet.
Representatives of Minnesota businesses large and small are ramping up pressure on state lawmakers to collect sales taxes on purchases made through online-only retailers.
Best Buy says it won’t be able to fill some customers’ online orders, just days before Christmas.
Gifts are being bought and packages have begun showing up on doorsteps. So how much will it cost to get those presents to Aunt Mable’s house all the way across the country? Hopefully nothing!
Bargain shoppers aren’t waiting until Cyber Monday to do their holiday shopping. At the stroke of midnight Friday shoppers began their buying marathon. But not everyone rushed into stores — instead, they jumped online.
Minnesotans will be spending more this holiday season than last year, according to a University of St. Thomas Professor.
An estimated 106 million people will shop on-line Monday in what has become known as Cyber Monday.