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Holiday Shopping Online

Four Secrets to Buying Furniture Without Actually Going Into a Store

Kelly Fallis | Posted 01.29.2015 | HuffPost Home
Kelly Fallis

Building relationships with online sites and the team behind them only gives you more confidence in your own purchasing decisions. As you get to know them, and they you, you can both start filtering out what you don't want and get to what you do a heck of a lot faster.

Gift Giving and Unsafe Shopping: Which is Better?

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 02.19.2013 | Technology
Hemanshu Nigam

The stress of holiday shopping often outweighs the joy of gift buying. As the Internet becomes more vital to the holiday buying and giving experience, our increasing online "connectedness" steers us toward an array of digital hazards.

10 Reasons Why You're More Susceptible to Identity Theft During the Holidays

Adrian Nazari | Posted 02.12.2013 | Money
Adrian Nazari

During the holidays, most of us are out to get the best deal and we often choose to shop at a website that has what we're looking for at the cheapest price. Before shopping at an unfamiliar site, always check out the company first. Do they have trust seals to confirm they are legit?

3 Tips for Safer Holiday Shopping Online

Women & Co | Posted 01.28.2013 | Money
Women & Co

Like pickpockets in crowds, scammers can take advantage of all that added traffic online. Phishing and "brandjacking" scams have a better chance of slipping by in the flood of holiday emails.

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Sam's Club Admits It Messed Up Holiday Deal Shopping

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 12.06.2012 | Money

On Monday, Sam's Club admitted it messed up its online Black Friday sales. The discount retailer, which is owned by Walmart, said that its online ...

Need To Know: Holiday Savings With Trae Bodge (WATCH)

Posted 11.27.2012 | MarloThomas

If you're in the midst of tackling an intimidating shopping list, have no fear! Trae Bodge, Senior Writer of The RetailMeNot Insider shared tips and t...

When Cyber Monday Ends, Deals To Continue On Some Sites

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 11.27.2012 | Technology

Have you taken advantage of any Cyber Monday deals yet? HuffPost Tech has no shortage of roundups to help you find the best offers out there. Wh...

Why Cyber Monday Drives Me Senseless

Janie Emaus | Posted 01.26.2013 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

I used to love to touch soft cashmere sweaters that I might buy for my daughter. Or pick up a book and flip through the pages. Now I touch my keyboard and scratch my head. Is the waist really that small on that jacket? Are those stripes too gaudy for my sister? Tapping on the screen enlarges the image. But I still can't feel the texture.

Holiday Shopping Online Is Off To A Strong Start

Reuters | Alistair Barr | Posted 01.21.2013 | Technology

By Alistair Barr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Holiday season online spending got off to an early and strong start, spurred by rising consu...

Online Holiday Spending Spiked This Year

Reuters | Posted 02.26.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - U.S. consumers spent more than $35 billion online this holiday season, up 15 percent from the same period last year, comScore Inc estimat...

Many Consumers Say They're Already Done With Holiday Shopping

Posted 12.06.2011 | Business

More than a third of U.S. shoppers are already done with most of their holiday shopping, a survey showed on Monday, signaling that retailers need ...

Ship For Zip!: Why We're Looking Forward To December 16

www.aarp.org | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty

If you hate paying shipping charges when you order online or by phone, you're going to be happy this year: Nine out of 10 retailers are offering free ...

Confessions of a Recovering Holiday Shopper: 2011 Update

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 01.30.2012 | Business
Dr. Judith Rich

Having celebrated "Buy Nothing Day" on Black Friday last week instead of braving potential assaults of pepper spray at Walmart or even worse, I now am faced with the prospect that this year, I must once again enter the belly of the dreaded shopping beast.

Scam Alert: Tips To Avoid Holiday Hoaxes Online

www.aarp.org | Posted 11.28.2011 | Fifty

Despite a Grinch-like economy last holiday season, Internet shoppers spent $33 billion in November and December 2010 — and, for the first time ever,...

Tips to Shopping Safety and Swiftly -- A Guide to Online Shopping

Katie Campbell | Posted 01.16.2012 | Technology
Katie Campbell

If you want to speed up the shopping process, skip the long lines, and eliminate some of the stress, consider doing your shopping online this year.