A Second Amazon Prime Day 2022 Is an October Surprise
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A Second Amazon Prime Day 2022 Is an October Surprise

Prime Day: So nice they had to try it twice? A fall event is likely to follow the model of blowout sales over two days. But it will come with a differ…
September 23, 2022
Amazon Warehouse: Where Amazon Prime Returns Become Your Next Online Bargains
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Amazon Warehouse: Where Amazon Prime Returns Become Your Next Online Bargains

Amazon Warehouse products have a wide range of imperfections, but that leads to some often wildly discounted prices.
September 16, 2022
Amazon Outlet: Where to Get Hot (and Cheap) Overstock Deals Online
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Amazon Outlet: Where to Get Hot (and Cheap) Overstock Deals Online

Beyond the everyday offerings of Amazon Prime lies Amazon Outlet for bigger discounts.
September 14, 2022
Alternatives to Amazon Prime for Free Shipping and Other Perks
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Alternatives to Amazon Prime for Free Shipping and Other Perks

You don’t need to pay Amazon Prime’s juiced $139 annual fee to find a wide swath of products online at different retailers.
September 9, 2022
Costco Deals Ripe for the Pillage in the “Treasure Hunt”
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Costco Deals Ripe for the Pillage in the “Treasure Hunt”

You don’t have to be a pirate to go on this Treasure Hunt, where you can buy $55,000 diamond rings, $650 Wagyu filets or a $35 fur trapper hat. But hu…
August 31, 2022

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Will There Be a Second Amazon Prime Day 2022? Stand By
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Will There Be a Second Amazon Prime Day 2022? Stand By

Purportedly leaked documents indicate Amazon is asking retailers for possible “lightning” deal options for an October Amazon Prime Day 2022.
August 26, 2022
The Open Secret of Costco Shopping: Costco Next
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The Open Secret of Costco Shopping: Costco Next

What is Costco Next? It’s a specialty shopping zone of Costco.com that has highly curated products at discounted prices.
August 23, 2022
Amazon Adds Another Popular Smart Home Brand to Its Amazon Prime Mix
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Amazon Adds Another Popular Smart Home Brand to Its Amazon Prime Mix

Amazon.com spends $1.7 billion to vacuum up iRobot into its name-brand portfolio.
August 9, 2022
Tax-Free Weekend for Back-to-School Shopping
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Tax-Free Weekend for Back-to-School Shopping

Fight inflation with a tax-free weekend. Twelve states are holding (or starting) sales tax holidays this weekend!
August 5, 2022
Best Amazon Prime Day Smart Home Deals
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Best Amazon Prime Day Smart Home Deals

Time to scoop up Amazon Prime Day deals to make your home, and your life, smarter.
July 12, 2022
When Is Amazon Prime Day 2022?
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When Is Amazon Prime Day 2022?

Amazon.com locks down two days in July for Amazon Prime Day 2022.
June 16, 2022
12 Good Reasons to Cancel Amazon Prime
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12 Good Reasons to Cancel Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime membership recently jumped to $139 a year. That’s one good reason to cancel your Amazon Prime membership. There are 11 others.
April 7, 2022
Amazon to Close Many Stores, Focus on Groceries
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Amazon to Close Many Stores, Focus on Groceries

Amazon bookstores and 4-Star stores will shutter, reflecting shoppers’ love affair with online retail.
March 3, 2022
Amazon Prime Membership Fee Is Due to Rise
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Amazon Prime Membership Fee Is Due to Rise

It’s been several years since Amazon raised its Amazon Prime membership cost to $119. Could inflation (and growth) mean another increase is imminent?
January 18, 2022
Scammers Target Last-minute Shoppers
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Scammers Target Last-minute Shoppers

Products may be in short supply, but potential thieves are not. Be “scam smart” to keep your holiday happy.
December 14, 2021
Best Amazon Prime Perks for the Holidays
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Best Amazon Prime Perks for the Holidays

From Amazon for Students to Amazon Music, the benefits of Amazon Prime are far reaching. We found some Prime perks perfect for the holidays.
December 13, 2021
28 Great Black Friday Deals and Doorbusters for 2021
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28 Great Black Friday Deals and Doorbusters for 2021

We’ve rounded up dozens of bargains from top retailers including Amazon, Costco and Walmart, but you’ll need to act fast; many of the more popular ite…
November 17, 2021
61 Stores That Won’t Be Open on Thanksgiving Day 2021
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61 Stores That Won’t Be Open on Thanksgiving Day 2021

Is Target open on Thanksgiving? Is Walmart open on Thanksgiving? Is Costco open on Thanksgiving? What about Best Buy and others? We’re tracking dozens…
November 8, 2021
Holiday Shopping in 2021 Will Be a Struggle
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Holiday Shopping in 2021 Will Be a Struggle

We’re starting our forecasting for Black Friday (and beyond) early — because you’re going to need the head start.
October 28, 2021
​18 Deal Sites and Tools for Finding Online Shopping Bargains
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​18 Deal Sites and Tools for Finding Online Shopping Bargains

Ease the hassles of shopping online by using these resources that will do the deal hunting for you.
October 13, 2021
The Most Popular Items Sold on Amazon Prime Day
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The Most Popular Items Sold on Amazon Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day moved up to June 2021 after a dive into October in 2020. Here are the most popular items sold this week.
June 23, 2021
The Ultimate Guide to Amazon Prime Day 2021
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The Ultimate Guide to Amazon Prime Day 2021

Prime members can plan their Prime Day purchases in advance to efficiently score the biggest and best deals throughout the two-day event.
June 14, 2021
When Is Amazon Prime Day 2021?
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When Is Amazon Prime Day 2021?

Circumstances beyond its control forced Amazon to move its annual Christmas-in-July Amazon Prime Day blowout sale in 2020 to October. Prime Day 2021 w…
June 2, 2021
5 Alternatives to Amazon Prime for Free Shipping on Everyday Purchases
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5 Alternatives to Amazon Prime for Free Shipping on Everyday Purchases

You don’t need to pay Amazon Prime’s $119 annual fee to find a wide swath of products online at different retailers.
May 20, 2021
When Is Amazon Prime Day 2021? The Dates May Have Leaked
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When Is Amazon Prime Day 2021? The Dates May Have Leaked

Circumstances beyond its control forced Amazon to move its annual Christmas-in-July Amazon Prime Day blowout sale in 2020 to October. It looks like Pr…
April 22, 2021
How Holiday Shopping Happens in a Pandemic
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How Holiday Shopping Happens in a Pandemic

Black Friday and Cyber Monday this year will be like never before. DealNews analyst Julie Ramhold joins us to talk about how to navigate sale season. …
November 24, 2020