Online Personal Shopping Services FlourishingWho wouldn't love to have their own personal shopper? Online personal shopping services have exploded in popularity in recent years. Clothes are picked out for users and then sent in the mail, saving them time and, some say, money.
Need For Tech Workers Helps Bump Holiday Hiring NumbersBelieve it or not, Christmas is seven weeks away. That means a lot of businesses are busy hiring for the holidays. A new survey from the job website CareerBuilder shows 33 percent of companies plan to hire seasonal help this year -- up from 26 percent in 2014.
Best Buy And Twitter Team UpTwitter users will soon be able to buy items from Best Buy with the click of a button. The Minnesota-based electronics retailer and the social media site are moving online shopping to a whole other level with a new "Buy Now" service.
Amazon's Shakopee Location Could Change Twin Cities Shopping LandscapeBy next year's State Fair, marketing experts say the state of retail and grocery shopping in the Twin Cities could be dramatically changed. Amazon.com's massive distribution center in Shakopee is now under construction. When it's finished, it's expected to provide same day delivery of 200 million consumer products.
Internet Safety Expert Offers Tips To Stay Safe While On The WebProtecting yourself while online is importan, and it's relatively easy to do, according to Daniel Sieberg with Google. Sieberg said the most common mistake people make is using the same password for all your accounts.
Do's And Don'ts For Shopping On Cyber MondayCyber 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.
Does Cyber Monday Carry The Same Weight As Years Past?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.
Best Time To Shop On Black FridayThe crack of dawn isn't the only option for Black Friday shopping.
Target, Other Retailers Take On Silicon ValleySoftware 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.
Wish Lists For Christmas Are Going DigitalWhen it comes to letters to Santa, some are ditching the pen and paper and looking to their tablets and smartphones instead.
Record-Breaking Cyber Monday Sales ProjectedIf 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.
Cyber Monday: Even More Businesses, Consumers Taking PartThis 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.