Monday Was the Biggest Online Shopping Day in US History

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Monday Was the Biggest Online Shopping Day in US History

Monday Was the Biggest Online Shopping Day in US History

Cyber Monday spending went way up this year, with online spending jumping 18% from last year to $1.74 billion. That total includes purchases made on computers, not mobile devices, but it represents the most online spending recorded for a single day, according to data released by analytics company comScore. Last year, Cyber Monday sales totaled $1.47 billion. Nearly… Read More

Most People Will Shop at Work on Cyber Monday

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Most People Will Shop at Work on Cyber Monday

Most People Will Shop at Work on Cyber Monday

Employers, beware: The vast majority of working Americans are planning to shop online during work hours on Cyber Monday, according to a survey from digital coupon site RetailMeNot. Put another way: Cyber Monday shopping could cost employers more than $2.5 billion per hour in lost productivity, based on a calculation from RetailMeNot using statistics from… Read More

The Most Searched-For Products for the Holidays

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The Most Searched-For Products for the Holidays

The Most Searched-For Products for the Holidays

Black Friday and Cyber Monday aren’t just a frenzy for shoppers, they’re also holidays for the data-divers out there, who can pinpoint some of the most interesting trends for the holiday season based on what you do online. Bill Tancer, General Manager of Research at Experian Marketing Services and New York Times Bestselling author of… Read More

The 7 Essential Cyber Monday Tips

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The 7 Essential Cyber Monday Tips

The 7 Essential Cyber Monday Tips

Cyber Monday is the online equivalent of Black Friday for shoppers and retailers alike. And if the trend of early teasers and web-only pre-sales are any indication, retailers are getting a head start and shifting their holiday marketing efforts to entice more online shoppers this year. According to the National Retail Federation, holiday sales are… Read More

All of Your Black Friday Questions Answered

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All of Your Black Friday Questions Answered

All of Your Black Friday Questions Answered

In the first Google Hangout of what will be many more to come, the Credit.com Credit Experts teamed up with the well-respected experts at RetailMeNot and Bankrate to answer every Black Friday question imaginable. From layaway to retail credit cards to shopping trends, we discussed the hot topics you asked us about on Facebook, Twitter… Read More

5 Smart Spending Strategies for Cyber Monday

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5 Smart Spending Strategies for Cyber Monday

5 Smart Spending Strategies for Cyber Monday

What could be easier than sitting in your chair, sipping a latte and getting some shopping done? If you like to relax while shopping, Cyber Monday was created just for you. Here are five strategies to keep in mind while bargain hunting on the web: #1: Stay safe online Make sure you see “https” instead… Read More

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