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Amazon’s ‘Prime Day’ Failing To Live Up To Black Friday-Level Hype

The online retailer said Prime Day would offer bigger sales than those during the winter holiday shopping season. The goal was to boost $99 annual Prime loyalty program memberships during the sluggish summer months.

07/15/2015

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Holiday Package Deliveries Improve Thanks To Better Weather, Better Systems

There aren’t many people who are still waiting for the gifts that were supposed to arrive by Christmas in the Bay Area, or anywhere else, for that matter.

12/26/2014

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How To Navigate The Best Deals and Sales This Holiday Season

Don’t get lost in the sea of sales, coupons, flyers and email lists. Take a little time to organize and you can save a bundle this holiday season.

10/31/2014

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Best Time To Shop On Black Friday

The crack of dawn isn’t the only option for Black Friday shopping.

10/31/2014

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Tech Report: Late Holiday Shoppers Still Have Time For Free Shipping

With Christmas one week away, there are hundreds of businesses encouraging online shoppers to take advantage of Free-Shipping Day this Wednesday.

12/18/2013

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Larry Magid: Online Holiday Shopping Dangers

If you’re venturing out online for some of your holiday shopping, beware. Danger lurks for those who are not careful when it comes to making online purchases with a credit card.

11/26/2013

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Ask A San Francisco Expert: Tips For Shopping On Cyber Monday

God Bless Mr. Scrooge and all his ilk, but for those who want to make merry with the shopping, here are a few tips from style consultant Kimberly Grant for Cyber Monday bargain hunters.

11/12/2013

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Google Offers Same-Day Home Delivery Service In Bay Area

After months of testing and tweaking, Google Shopping Express launched on Wednesday, offering same-day delivery of thousands of items to parts of the Peninsula and the South Bay.

09/26/2013

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Larry Magid: Bay Area Grocery Shopping Through Amazon?

Amazon.com is reportedly getting into the grocery business in the Bay Area. The online shopping giant, which has been offering deliveries in the Seattle area, plans to expand its service to the Bay Area by the end of the year according to Reuters.

06/05/2013

Apple Unveils Video Games For I-Tunes And Two New I-Pod Models

Tech Report: Apple’s Online Store And Digital Content Price Concerns

Apple has applied for a patent to create an online store that would let users sell their e-books, as well as movie and music files with Apple taking a bite of the sale.

03/11/2013

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