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2013-12-13 08:24:11

New Research from Swirl Finds 77 Percent of Consumers Would Share Their Smartphone Location Data in Return for Valuable, Relevant Offers BOSTON, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As news breaks about retailers testing iBeacon technology to send offers and marketing alerts to consumers' smartphones while they shop in stores, Swirl Networks, Inc., an in-store mobile marketing platform provider, today released research findings about consumer willingness to receive beacon-triggered alerts. Swirl's...

2013-12-12 23:29:15

Who says shopping online can't get personal? Blinds.com ranked a top online retail website for virtual face-to-face video design consultation service. Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Blinds.com, the world’s largest online window covering store, was awarded a spot on the Internet Retailer ‘Hot 100 E-Retailers of 2013’ list for its innovative video design concierge service face2face (http://www.Blinds.com/face2face). The free face2face virtual design consultation allows...

2013-12-12 16:27:02

Move over Black Friday and Cyber Monday! This Friday, December 13th a group of Chicago e-businesses are coming together to promote local online gift shopping with BUYCHI Friday, a one day online event for shoppers with great specials and discounts available just for using the promo code "BUYCHI" CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Online shopping is expected to grow 50% over the next five years. And why not? With all the traffic, crowds and inconvenience, online shopping takes a...

2013-12-12 16:26:32

During the typical holiday trading lull, shopping trends are key indicators of consumer confidence, which has a long-term impact on binary trading and the stock market. LIMASSOL, Cyprus, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Holiday shopping season has officially started with the passing of the infamous Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping days. This year, American shoppers will have less time to get their holiday gifts purchased due to how late Thanksgiving fell in November. The economy...

2013-12-12 12:25:49

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Harried consumers seeking to complete their holiday shopping say that they will rely more on convenience stores this year for quick snacks, stocking stuffers, party items and cash from ATMs, according to a consumer survey released by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS). One in three consumers say that they plan to buy snacks and other food items from convenience stores more often (32%) and that they plan to...

2013-12-11 23:28:25

Lightning Labels helps businesses make the most of holiday labels. Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Lightning Labels, leader in printing custom labels and stickers, is helping retailers make the most of holiday labels and prepare effectively for the shopping season. Labeling and packaging go beyond product appearance; these elements can also be important marketing resources. "With customers looking to find the ideal items for friends and family, the holiday season is the perfect...

2013-12-11 08:26:42

Product Discovery Feature Helps Brands Reach Shoppers at the Right Time BERKELEY, Calif., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shopsync announced today a free shopping list application with location-based reminders that help users to more efficiently manage their household shopping list, simplifying grocery trips and ensuring users never forget to pick-up an item from the store. A unique feature of the new Shopsync app is the ability to set reminders that alert users of items needed on their list...

2013-12-10 23:28:02

With patented design tools and contextually relevant product recommendations, Pure Home enables online consumers to turn their dream spaces into realities. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Pure Home launches as an e-commerce design platform that brings the $147 billion home décor and interior design industries into the twenty-first century. Seed funding for the business has been sourced from industry veterans including top furniture manufacturers, dealers and executives who...

2013-12-10 23:02:17

Weekend-long kick-off to holiday shopping season put some gift givers ahead of schedule but many shoppers still active with lists not finished. Charleston, SC / Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 After a successful extended Black Friday and another week in the stores, a healthy proportion of holiday shoppers are well on their way to being finished with their gift buying. However, while 30 percent of shoppers are reporting that they are either finished or 90 percent through with...

2013-12-10 08:34:13

New Feature Makes Finding the Hottest Toys and Gifts Simple CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TalkTo - the easiest way to get answers from nearby businesses without calling - is making it even easier to save time this holiday season with the introduction of a local shopping feed. The feed -- available now in the latest TalkTo release for the App Store for iOS and Google Play Store for Android -- provides time-saving answers to pricing and availability questions about...