Holiday Web Deals
ORLANDO,Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire)--Time for the holidays, and driving around for a parking space and spending countless hours at the mall is something all of us dread! We’ll show you how to shop and save without leaving the bedroom!
Trying to find a bargain this holiday season could mean hours of haggling at your favorite store.
“I feel like there’s room for negotiation with prices but for the majority of places you go in for purses or shoes I think the prices are set for a reason,” Ashley Matteo, Veteran price haggler told Ivanhoe.
But the tech world is now making hagglers out of everyone. In fact, 78 percent of Americans shop online from everything from food to gifts. A sales tag is a shopper’s paradise , but it can turn into a nightmare quickly. Ditch the malls! The Monday after turkey day is the biggest day to shop online. Last year alone Cyber Monday hit the $1 billion mark making it the busiest shopping day ever!
Computers, digital cameras and television sets are the main items that consumers look to purchase on Cyber Monday. Websites like www.dealnews.com or www.gottadeal.com have a team of deal hunters scouting the best prices at more than 2,000 online retailers. If you’re in the spirit of giving, web sites like Alex’s Coupons offer coupon codes for more than 1,200 stores, while giving back. Proceeds help in the fight against childhood cancer.
Before hitting the web checkout line, beware! Not all websites practice safe surfing. Tips to help you shop ‘til you drop on a budget.
Also, don’t feel bad if you end up spending a little on yourself this shopping season. The average holiday shopper will spend at least $100 on themselves.