Faster Forward: Shopping


Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 11/28/2011

Today in Tech: Cyber Monday, Cyber Monday, Cyber Monday

Deals dominated Monday as retailers showed off their deepest discounts and shoppers raced to beat each other to online storefronts before the stock ran out.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:35 PM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online shopping

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 11/17/2011

Today in Tech: Google Music; Black Friday; Amazon’s plans for a phone?

Google Music; Black Friday; Amazon’s plans for a phone?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:06 PM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  IP, Amazon, Mobile, Online shopping, Google

Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Today in Tech: Tim Cook’s Apple; a new Nook Color?; Black Friday deals

Tim Cook’s Apple; a new Nook Color?; Black Friday deals

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:02 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Gaming, Mobile, Online shopping, E-Readers, Apple

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 09/23/2011

Bing introduces Daily Deals

Bing announced Friday that it’s dipping its toe into the daily deals space an aggregator.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:56 PM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online shopping

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 09/13/2011

Target site down as Missoni collection launches

A new line of clothing from the fashion house Missoni brought down Target’s Web site as eager shoppers flocked to get the high-fashion duds.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:10 PM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online Shopping

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 09/13/2011

Living Social offers half-off deal at Whole Foods

Living Social is offering another huge half-off deal, this time at Whole Foods.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:08 PM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online Shopping

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 09/08/2011

Amazon, California lawmakers strike a tax deal

Amazon.com struck a deal with California legislative leaders to ward off an online sales tax for up to a year. No word yet on whether Gov. Jerry Brown agrees.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:46 AM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politics and policy, Online shopping

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 08/02/2011

Google acquires The DealMap, where Maps meets Offers

The DealMap, a local deals mapping site, said Tuesday that it had been acquired by Google.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:21 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online shopping, Google

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 07/18/2011

AT&T launches daily deals site

AT&T and Yellow Pages have teamed up for a daily deals site.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:42 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online shopping

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 07/12/2011

Google Offers expands beta to New York, San Francisco

Google Offers extends its pilot program beyond Portland, Ore.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:24 PM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Online shopping

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 06/30/2011

Amazon to cut ties with Calif. retailers over sales tax

Amazon will end relationships with its California associates due to a bill requiring online retailers to collect sales tax

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:15 PM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online shopping, Amazon

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 06/15/2011

T-Mobile launches More for Me, daily deals for Android users

The coupon aggregating service is available through a free Android app.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:58 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online Shopping, Mobile

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 06/03/2011

Groupon IPO: Eversave’s Doyle talks about how it might affect the daily deals space

What’s next for daily deals? Eversave’s Jere Doyle discusses the outlook.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:08 PM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online shopping

Posted at 10:21 PM ET, 05/27/2011

Google sued by PayPal over wallet program

PayPal sued Google and two former employees for stealing secrets

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:21 PM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile, Online shopping

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 05/27/2011

How much do you trust Google?

Google’s motto is “Don’t be evil,” but it often isn’t perceived that way

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:05 PM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Privacy, Online Shopping

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 05/25/2011

Kindle 3G now comes with ads, too

Amazon introduced a cheaper, ad-supported version of its Kindle 3G

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:26 AM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online shopping, e-Books

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 05/23/2011

Living Social, Groupon more than just a fad

Those top two sites pull in big business, and with Groupon’s IPO expected any day, Living Social is also eyeing expansion.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:50 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online shopping

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 05/11/2011

Groupon launches Groupon Now pilot in Chicago

The daily deals site is now an instant deals site.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:53 AM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online shopping, Mobile

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 05/09/2011

Groupon, LiveNation partner for concert deals

Groupon and LiveNation, the parent company of Ticketmaster, have teamed up to offer customers deals on concerts.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:00 PM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online Shopping

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 04/26/2011

Facebook Deals launching today

Facebook is kicking off its coupon service site in five cities.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:25 AM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Online Shopping

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 04/22/2011

Google Offers will be beta testing in select markets

Google Offers will be beta testing in Portland, the Bay Area and New York City

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:23 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online shopping

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 04/13/2011

Living Social offers $1 lunch menu for D.C. customers

D.C.-based deals site LivingSocial will offer $1 lunch deals in the District

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:25 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Online Shopping

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 04/08/2011

Google rolls out nationwide Latitude Deals

Google has been offering check-in deals through its Latitude service for about a month now, but on Thursday it announced it would start offering Google Latitude deals nationwide.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:04 AM ET, 04/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online Shopping

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 04/07/2011

Report: Facebook may launch Deals product today

Many are expecting the social network to launch its own coupon service, Facebook Deals. 

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:03 AM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media, Online Shopping

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 04/01/2011

Samsung and Visa prep mobile payments for 2012 Olympics

It seems we can’t go more than a day or so without another e-wallet report popping up. The latest comes from Samsung and Visa.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:59 AM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Shopping

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 03/24/2011

Facebook tests quicker, conversation-based ads

A report in AdAge says Facebook is taking a huge step toward real-time advertising. The social network has been testing real-time ads with 1 percent of its users, totalling about 6 million people.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:25 PM ET, 03/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Shopping, Social Media

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 03/23/2011

Groupon preps Groupon Now as president steps down

Groupon is set to launch a new service which will let users find deals based on time and location from their mobile devices.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:03 AM ET, 03/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Shopping

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 03/22/2011

Amazon Appstore goes live

The Amazon Appstore went live Tuesday offering Android apps through the online retailer.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:10 AM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Amazon, Online Shopping

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 03/18/2011

Companies step up to help Japan

A week after an earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, plenty of companies have stepped up to help those affected.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:08 PM ET, 03/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online shopping, Gaming, Google

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 03/15/2011

Apps appear in the Amazon store

Amazon has started loading its Web store with Android apps.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:37 PM ET, 03/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  google, android, online shopping