Monday, November 26, 2012
The Internet has put the store at your fingertips, but don't get sucked in by the convenience—we've got tips to find the best deals around.
Do crowds make you crazy? Traffic get you in a tizzy? Long lines turn you looney? If you said "yes" to one of the above, online shopping for all your holiday gifts is just what the retail doctor ordered! You can snag some amazing deals all from the comfort of your home. And what could be better than shopping in your PJ's with a glass of wine in hand? Yup. I thought so. Here's some of my tried and true tricks and tips to assure you can fill all those stockings while keeping your wallet, and your sanity, happy. 1) Comparison shop. You have the ability to compare a price on any item you find with every other price on the internet. That's something you can't do very easily while standing in a crowded mall. My favorite way to make sure the …
Last year, Cyber Monday was the busiest online shopping day in history.
Monday, November 26, 2012
Whether you will be staring at your computer from work or surfing department store websites on your iPad, you are probably looking for the best deals without fighting the crowds. Many department stores are rolling over their Black Friday deals to Cyber Monday, the biggest online shopping day of the year. If you work from home, like your lucky Patch editors, stay in your pajamas and start clicking. If you work in an office, what a good excuse to procrastinate! Last year, Americans spent more than $1 million online during Cyber Monday. Here are just a few stores that are planning Cyber Monday deals: Want to go beyond the department stores for a unique gift? Check out these websites: This website offers stocking stuffers, personalized gifts …
Shop online, and shop local? You can do both on Craigslist, where Monmouth County neighbors are hoping to entice you to come by. With cash.
Because one man’s trash is another man’s Precious Moments Nativity Set, Patch has scoured Craigslist in northern Monmouth County to find some of the most interesting and unusual items posted for sale on this Cyber Monday. Circa 1884. From the Charles I.D. Looff antique carousel in Keansburg, NJ, which was broken up and sold in the 1980s. Assembled and tuned by a local bike shop. Aluminum frame. Kinda like Skee-Ball on the Boardwalk (sniff.) Folds up. The engine has an operating headlight and is a smoker. Yeah, you know you want it. Elegant home for pretty birds, and a place to recycle newspapers. Owner says he wants an even bigger generator for the next hurricane. Need wheels? These will get you there. Odometer says its gone 95,000. …