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 “Click:… Read More
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
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
True. Cyber crime now impacts more than 50,000 people an hour. That’s three times more than the 15,300 babies born hourly.
I am not a great shopper. I love a bargain but I really, really don’t enjoy the hunt. (Though I will often research a purchase to death.) So I turned to the pros to collect ideas for the best holiday shopping strategies for Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Have a grand plan. I think most… Read More
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
WalMart.com is rolling out special deals online all week and BestBuy.com is promoting a two-day Cyber Monday sale. Cyber Monday actually provides a good opportunity for savvy deal hunters who hate the holiday crowds. Here are some tips for shopping safely on Cyber Monday