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Cyber Monday

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  • #GivingTuesday

    #GivingTuesday
    Following the commercialism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the true spirit of the holiday season today: #GivingTuesday. The online movement, now in it's third year, encourages philanthropy. The 92nd Street Y in New York founded the day to bring...
  • Why HDTV prices are dropping

    Why HDTV prices are dropping
    Editor's note: This article was provided as a guest post to the Daily Press Savvy Shopper blog. If you are interested in guest blogging, email npaitsel@dailypress.com.  Having spent more than ten years searching the web for the best deals, we've learned...
  • Amazon robots speed customer orders but may lead to fewer workers

    This holiday season, Amazon's little helper is an orange, 320-pound robot called Kiva. The robots — more than 15,000 of them companywide — are part of Amazon's high-tech strategy to get orders to customers faster. By lifting shelves of...
  • Ready, set, go: Cyber Monday travel deals

    Ready, set, go: Cyber Monday travel deals
    Practically everybody knows that Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is when folks can score some of the season's best prices on items like electronics and fashion. Now savvy travelers have discovered that they too can land sensational deals if they...
  • Lunes Cibernético: Ahorre desde su tableta o teléfono

    Lunes Cibernético: Ahorre desde su tableta o teléfono
    Para muchos, los lunes no son precisamente días favoritos, pero cuando se trata del Cyber Monday o Lunes Cibernético,  hay quienes incluso lo marcaron en el calendario con un sentimiento conectado a su bolsillo: el poder ahorrar. Y es que no solo los...
  • Last-minute holiday shopping lifts toy sales in 2014

    Last-minute holiday shopping lifts toy sales in 2014
    A last-minute holiday shopping rush helped lift toy sales 4 percent in 2014, driven by growth in building sets and electronics as well as the mammoth popularity of all things "Frozen," according to market research firm NPD Group. Toy sales in the U.S....
  • The Second City's best holiday shopping advice

    The Second City's best holiday shopping advice
    Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just the beginning. Welcome, Americans, to the official start of the holiday shopping season. No matter how much you all-caps the message “Christmas was invented by corporations to get consumers to spend more...
  • Cyber Monday guide: What deals should shoppers expect?

    Cyber Monday guide: What deals should shoppers expect?
    Move over Black Friday, Cyber Monday may be taking your place. Although Black Friday deals get all of the hype — and most of those start on Thursday — Cyber Monday accounted for 42 percent of the overall sales during the Thanksgiving...
  • 'Singles' Day' Sales, Yet To Catch On Here, Set Online Shopping Record

    'Singles' Day' Sales, Yet To Catch On Here, Set Online Shopping Record
    MinXi Fu of West Hartford was up at 3 in the morning Tuesday to take advantage of a consumer-centric holiday from China that takes its name from the four digits in the date — 1.1.1.1 — Singles' Day. China's largest e-commerce company,...
  • Local nonprofits join national Giving Tuesday campaign

    The YWCA, Marklund Home and Open Door Clinic are a few of the 600 organizations joining #ILGiveBig on Giving Tuesday, a day focused on helping nonprofits and the causes they support. Cities around the country are organizing their own day, but it’...
  • Carlman: Time to kick-start warm fuzzies of holidays

    Can I have a word with you? Oh, wait — let’s both first loosen our belts a notch, maybe two. Ahhhh, that’s better. That was some meal yesterday, no? OK, now let’s talk about hunger. You’re no doubt familiar with Black...