Americans clicked away for deals on Cyber Monday, which is expected to be the biggest online shopping day in history.
The Couch wants to help you save money, so we invited two shopping experts to help us figure out where the best deals are.
The Mobile Couch and TV 10-55′s Alex Denis are checking out how people are saving cash while on the go.
For the overall holiday season, research firm comScore predicts online sales will be up 17 percent to $43.4 billion. And the firm expects online sales to surpass 10 percent of total retail spending this holiday season.
With Thanksgiving behind us and the holiday frenzy in full swing, Bridget Carey, senior editor of CNET.com, visited The Couch to give us some Cyber Monday tips.
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High end items like jewelry have already gone on sale and Black Friday will usher in huge video game and home fitness equipment discounts. Later in December online shoppers will see mark downs on laptop computers and TV’s.
Cyber Monday is oftentimes a more popular shopping event than Black Friday. The convenience of shopping at home without the hassles of the lines and throngs of people can be a huge draw. However, it’s important to know which sites are the best for deals, quality and ease in online shopping.
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Federal authorities have shut down 150 websites accused of selling knock-off or pirated merchandise to unsuspecting online bargain hunters.
Retailers are hoping this year’s holiday spending spree will continue with Cyber Monday.
“Cyber Monday traditionally has been an important holiday for online retail,” said retail expert Marshal Cohen. “This year all the rules have changed as the retailer opened earlier to compete with online, online opened their deals earlier.”
Monday is shaping up to be one of the busiest online shopping and shipping days of the year.
Cyber Monday has attracted a growing number of fraudsters masquerading as suppliers of super deals when their only real objective is to rip off consumers.
You don’t have to stay at home or inside the office to go high-tech holiday shopping on “Cyber Monday.”
If you thought Black Friday was big, Cyber Monday specialists say that was just the warmup.