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Best Buy wants to send salespeople to your house

August 30th, 2017

As big box stores continue to struggle to lure customers through their doors, Best Buy is taking an interesting approach to ensuring its brick-and-mortar locations continue to pull their weight. Rather than pushing in-store incentives, the company is just going to send its salespeople right to your door in the hopes that you can be …

‘Buckyballs’ magnets now available after ban is overturned

December 2nd, 2016

If you need a gift idea for the holiday season, you can now buy small, powerful, rare earth magnets known generally as Buckyballs. Once regulated and banned because of the danger they pose to kids— they can cause very serious injuries requiring surgery— the magnets are now available for purchase again, following a ruling by …

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What it takes to get a NES Classic

November 29th, 2016

Finding a NES Classic anywhere is a difficult achievement these days. Nintendo’s $60 box of nostalgia is sold out nationwide, and although some stock does keep trickling in, you’re competing with 1,000 other Nintendo fanboys looking to relive the glory days while writing off the purchase as a family-friendly Christmas gift for the kids. That’s …

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Cyber Monday sales climb to record $2 billion

November 27th, 2012

Online retail e-commerce spending topped $1 billion for the first time on Black Friday 2012, and now estimates suggest Cyber Monday sales set new records as well this year. Adobe on Tuesday revealed that according to estimates derived from its Adobe Dig­i­tal Index, online shopping on November 26th — Cyber Monday — grew 17% from last …

Black Friday sales top $1 billion online, Cyber Monday expected to set record

November 26th, 2012

For the first time in history, online retail e-commerce spending on November 23rd — Black Friday — topped $1 billion this year, according to market research firm comScore. The company says online retail purchases totaled $13.7 billion in the United States during the first 23 days of the holiday shopping season, capped off by a …