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What Price Will Retailers Charge You Online? — Savings Experiment

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When online retailing first went mainstream, one of the best things it offered was an end to the need to drive from store to store to compare products and prices. Just a few quick clicks and shoppers k…

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Think Online Retailers Charge Everyone the Same? Think Again

Filed under: Consumer Ally, Shopping, Shopping Trends, SpendingWhen online retailing first went mainstream, one of the best things it offered was an end to the need to drive from store to store to compare products and prices. Just a few quick clicks an…

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Target Will Match Prices of Amazon, Walmart.com, Other Online Retailers Year-Round

Filed under: Amazon.com, Retail, Best Buy, Shopping, Target, Wal-Mart
Target (TGT) announced a bold new program Tuesday morning, promising to match the prices found on online retail competitors including Amazon.com (AMZN) and Walmart.com (WMT). The new…

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In Defense of Online Shopping (Delia Ephron, Listen Up)

Filed under: J Crew, Retail, Holidays, ShoppingDelia Ephron did not have a merry Christmas shopping experience.

Ephron, the screenwriter and novelist best known for such hit films as You’ve Got Mail and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, penned an…

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Struggling Best Buy Deletes the Email Option From Customer Service

Filed under: Retail, Best Buy, ShoppingBest Buy is in the midst of a tailspin, with same-store sales falling for the the last eight straight quarters. Acknowledging the struggles, new CEO Hubert Joly has been touting the “Renew Blue” program, which aim…

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