Following the gruesome mass-shooting at an historic church in Charleston, South Carolina, a number of companies have banned the sale of merchandise that depicts the Confederate battle flag in any shape or form. More →
Walmart on Monday confirmed that it will stop selling Confederate flag merchandise in its retail and online stores, following the Charleston, South Carolina, shooting. Amazon and eBay have not confirmed similar measures. More →
Walmart recently unveiled its new trial program aimed at taking on Amazon Prime: For $50 a year, you’ll be able to get unlimited three-day shipping for products you order through the giant retailer. This is $49 less than the $99 that Amazon Prime charges users every year for free two-day shipping and other perks, although Rather Be Shopping points out that Amazon’s deal could still deliver stronger value depending on your needs. More →
How annoying is it when you buy something online or in a store only to find out that it went on sale a few days later? Many stores have policies that offer to refund shoppers when this happens, but by and large, consumers don’t know about these policies or don’t bother to keep track of sale prices in order to take advantage of them.
Now, however, there’s a free service that does the heavy lifting for you, promising to automatically get you a refund if there are coupons you missed or if the price on something you purchased drops after you buy it.
In short, you’re crazy if you don’t sign up for this service. More →
A new report from The Information claims that Walmart is planning to roll out a shipping service of its own aimed at taking on Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer.
Walmart’s upcoming shipping service is reportedly codenamed “Tahoe” and is on schedule to launch sometime later this spring or summer. Notably, Walmart was initially hoping to have its nascent shpping service up and running before 2015 but was ultimately forced to delay its release amid technical difficulties with the service’s software.
Facebook isn’t the only company that’s bringing more and more complex features to its messaging app that go beyond the app’s main purpose. Just like Facebook, other apps are considering similar features, with particular emphasis on e-commerce capabilities.
Tango, a messaging app that has more than 300 million users, on Tuesday released an update to its mobile applications that brings shopping features to users, integrating products from two major partners: Walmart and Alibaba. More →
When we think of meth labs, we typically think of someone running one out of their RV or their basement or, if they’re super-fancy, running one in a massive underground facility a la Walter White in later seasons of Breaking Bad. However, it looks like you can operate a meth lab in a much smaller space if you really need to… such as a Walmart bathroom. More →
Gift cards are popular Christmas gifts for some people, though recipients might not always be thrilled to receive one, and might even forget to spend them later. But Walmart has figured out what to do with gift cards, The Boston Globe reports, in order to motivate customers to actually use them. More →
Whatever you do, don’t buy an iPhone 6 or an iPhone 6 Plus right now. Apple’s new iPhones are two of the best smartphones the world has ever seen, and they are supported by the best mobile app ecosystem on the planet. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus feature stunning designs that are shockingly thin and unmistakably Apple. They also sport beautiful displays and the best camera that has ever been included on an Apple device.
But trust us: You don’t want to buy an iPhone right now. More →
For many of us, it has become a natural impulse to head straight to Amazon when we’re looking for the cheapest prices online, but according to the latest data from ShopSavvy, one big-box retailer is stepping up to provide even better deals.
Walmart on Tuesday announced that its 2014 Cyber Monday sales event was the company’s biggest online day in its history for orders. The company also said customers will be able to continue shopping for holiday gifts at discount prices for the rest of its Cyber Week deals event that runs through Friday, December 5th. More →