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Ugg Boots Are Fourth Most Popular Item On Black Friday

Ugg boots

Ugg boots, or ‘Uggs’ as they are fondly called by many, made fourth place on Google’s Black Friday top trending gifts list. Surprised? We were at how the ugly fashion faux-pas boots even made it on the list. OK, so we know they’re comfortable and warm and cozy, but if you look up the word… Read more »

Black Friday 2013 Shopping Guide: Deals Start Thanksgiving Day

Black Friday 2013 Shopping Guide

Black Friday 2013 is almost upon us and the best Black Friday deals have been announced via leaked ads. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, KMart shocked everyone by announcing they would start Black Friday 2013 on Thanksgiving Day. But then the shock wore off and turned to numbed acceptance as it was revealed Walmart,… Read more »

Black Friday 2013: Walmart Joins Kmart On Thanksgiving Day

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For Black Friday 2013, Walmart has decided to join KMart in preempting the “holiday” by opening for Thanksgiving deals. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, consumers have already provided some backlash on Kmart’s decision to open Black Friday deals on Thanksgiving morning. The two retailers are not alone in their recent decision to break longstanding… Read more »

Veterans Day 2013: Freebies Offer Deals And Free Meals At Restaurants

Veterans Day 2013: Freebies Offer Deals And Free Meals At Restaurants

Veterans Day 2013 freebies are being offered at restaurants and retailers in order to honor every American veteran. As previously reported by The Inquisitor, Black Friday 2013 deals are making shoppers angry, not happy, because leaked ads are indicating Thanksgiving Day is be transformed into Black Thursday. In 2013, Veterans Day will fall on November… Read more »

Kmart, Sears Announces Thanksgiving Shopping Marathon

Kmart Announces Thanksgiving Shopping Marathon

Like it or not, we are five days into the holiday season, and Kmart has upped the ante once again, announcing their Thanksgiving shopping marathon. This means that Kmart shoppers can spend not only Black Friday fighting for deals, but they can also spend their Thanksgiving day in long lines, fighting for the “best” deals…. Read more »

2013: The Year Black Friday Invades Thanksgiving Dinner

black friday thanksgiving

Well folks, 2013 is the year. The year that Black Friday officially invades Thanksgiving. We all knew it was coming sooner or later. In what is almost certainly certain to signal a chain reaction of similar initiatives throughout the country, New Jersey’s Rockaway Townsquare Mall has bitten the bullet and become the first (so far… Read more »

Dollar Shave Club Launches Beardvertising Campaign On Man’s Beard

Beardvertising Dollar Shave Club

A new Dollar Shave Club beardvertising campaign is earning 30-year-old Jack Twachtman some extra cash. The current college student is graduating with a degree in marketing in two weeks, and right now he’s participating in the type of campaign he hopes to one day create. The innovative campaign started when the Dollar Shave Club decided… Read more »

Goth Barbie Is Huge Success Among Popular Toys

Mattel is the world's largest toy manufacturer.

Goth Barbie has become a hot seller over the past few years and it’s popularity has continued to grow. Monster High is Mattel’s signature toy collection next to Barbie itself, which is still the highest selling doll in the world. Mattel is the world’s largest toy manufacturer and they’ve been releasing some of the most… Read more »

Tyra Banks And Ashton Kutcher Have Invested In ‘The Hunt’

Tyra Banks Invests In The Hunt Shopping Website

Supermodel Tyra Banks and Two and a Half Men star Ashton Kutcher have now both invested in personal shopper website The Hunt is a platform that allows shoppers to search for outfits they find on social media sites. Customers point to photos they find on Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, Facebook, and various photo apps, and… Read more »

Wedding Costs Skyrocketed In 2012, Averaged $28,427

Wedding Costs Skyrocket In 2012

Getting married in 2012 was the second most expensive year for marriage in recorded history. According to a study by, the average couple spent a whopping $28,427 on their dream wedding. The study which surveyed 17,500 people showed an increase over the 2011 average of $27,021. Averages were pushed up by higher spending in… Read more »

J.C. Penney Sales Back After Year Of ‘Everyday Low Price’

J.C. Penney Sales Back After Year Of 'Everyday Low Price'

Regular shoppers are looking forward to bringing the J.C. Penney sales back. Almost exactly a year ago, the retail giant tried a bold business strategy where the discounts, coupons, and sales were replaced by “everyday lower prices.” This strategy did not work as intended, and now they’re bringing the J.C. Penney sales back. The company… Read more »

Fab Generates 56% Of Christmas Day Revenue From Mobile Apps

Fab Revenue Over 50 Percent Via Mobile

Fab managed to pull 56 percent of its Christmas Day US revenue from mobile apps, a new single-day record for the e-commerce platform with a focus on designer items. The company also announced that its mobile apps accounted for 40 percent of European revenue on Christmas Day, another Fab record. Fab was hoping to break… Read more »

Fiscal Cliff And Disaster Taint The Christmas Season

Christmas shopping subdued in 2012

The Christmas season is a time of holiday cheer, or at least it should be. With recent events and our economy, that cheer has been significantly subdued. Christmas shoppers were out as usual, packing the shopping centers, but the dollars spent have been more sparing. Between storms and economy woes, this season has taught us… Read more »