Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Are you the kind of person who waits until the last minute, or prefer to have everything checked off your list before Black Friday? See what your neighbors are saying.
There tends to be the kind of people who get all their shopping done before the first holiday decoration is in sight, the kind of people who bust down the doors on Black Friday, and the people who stress just weeks – and sometimes days – before the big day. Regardless of what kind of shopper you are, buying gifts for loved ones is certainly in style this season. According to CNN, the National Retail Federation is predicting that retailers will see a 4.1 percent increase in holiday buying this season — a good bump from the 3.5 percent average for the last 10 years. CNN Money also reported that 53 percent of consumers surveyed by Accenture said they would be shopping on Black Friday, up from 44 percent last year. Were you one of those …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Tired feet? Let your fingers do the shopping with click-throughs to online deals promoted as Cyber Monday and Cyber Week specials.
Monday, November 26, 2012
Here's a Sampling of the best Cyber Monday, Cyber Week Sales
Attention Peachtree Corners shoppers: Protect your identity and avoid online scams while shopping online.
OK, it's the Monday after Thanksgiving - you've caught the Black Friday sales - now it's time to hit the Internet for more bargains. Cyber Monday has become the biggest shopping day for online purchases. It's often the day when some of the best deals are offered to online shoppers. But it also opens up opportunities for identity theft caution Internet experts. Here are 14 tips from IDentity Theft 911 (www.idt911.com) on ways you can protect yourself against online scams and identity theft while shopping online. Top tips include: - Shop on secure sites. They’ll have “https” in the address bar and a yellow padlock logo to the right of the Web browser address bar. Double-click on the lock to see a digital certificate of the website. Review …
Are you gearing up to let your fingers do the walking on Cyber Monday?
Peachtree Corners residents who didn’t want to brave the crowds on Black Friday or Small Business Saturday still have one more big chance to save courtesy of Cyber Monday. Similar to the two other major shopping events, Cyber Monday differs in that consumers don’t have to leave the comfort of their own homes (or offices) to take advantage of some pretty big pre-holiday deals. All the bargains laid out for Cyber Monday are for online shoppers only. So how can you find the best deals online this Cyber Monday? While most major retailers that have an online presence aren’t tipping their hats on their online deals just yet, many have splash pages set up that they're inviting shoppers to bookmark in advance of the Nov. 26 shopping holiday. Here …