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Social Shopping and Saving with Rather Be Shopping

  • August 25th, 2011 by Ann Smarty
Another hot shopping season is almost upon us: “Back to School” and pre-Christmas shopping is almost around the corner. You’d better get ready! Here’s a hot new tool to add to your arsenal: Rather be Shopping Rather be Shopping is the collection of hand-picked coupons and deals from around the Internet. The feature coupons by category (Apparel/Clothing, Gifts and Flowers,… Read more

Retailers Utilizing Social Media to Attract Back to School Shoppers

  • August 10th, 2011 by Ann Smarty
When I was a kid (seems like an eternity ago) – those dog days of August meant only one thing – school was just around the corner. But instead of the old days when we would go off with our parents to the mall to shop for back to school clothing or page through the latest Sears or JC Penny… Read more

Social Media Blamed for Slump in Christmas Card Sales

  • January 4th, 2011 by Tisha Tolar
If you aren’t getting as many Christmas cards in the mail as you used to you aren’t the only one. The requisite yearly holiday greeting card that was used to stay in touch with far flung aunties has been replaced by keeping in touch through social media. Social media is now an acceptable way to wish holiday greetings. The tradition… Read more

Holiday Shopping Getting Boost With Social Media

  • November 26th, 2009 by Tisha Tolar
For retailers, it’s usually the most wonderful time of the year, but with consumer spending down because of the recession, businesses are looking to social media tools such as Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube to draw in more holiday shoppers.  Deloitte recently released its 24th Annual Holiday Retail Spending and Trends Survey.  They questioned over 10,000 consumers and found that 17%… Read more