Tag Archives: Shopping

Amazon copies brick-and-mortar stores by launching a new home shopping channel

On the list of companies that Amazon has crushed in market share is QVC Group, which broadcasts its own shows where hosts chat about available products, making it easy for people to watch along and buy. Amazon is now mirroring this approach with live streams available on its site and through a new app called Amazon Live Creator. – Shannon Liao, The Verge » http://bit.ly/2tdY5Nq

Cord-Cutting At Christmas? Nearly 20% Of Consumers May Buy A Streaming TV Device This Holiday

Out of more than 21,000 people surveyed online by consulting firm CG42, 18 percent said they’re considering buying a device that allows them to stream through their TV sometime this holiday season, and out of those 18 percent, almost half said their theoretical Apple TV/Roku/Chromecast/Amazon Fire TV purchase would be in service of replacing their pay-TV subscription. – Oriana Schwindt, International Business Times

5 products you should buy on Cyber Monday instead of Black Friday

photo: BGR

Game console bundles: While Black Friday is certainly offering its share of great deals on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 bundles, [Kyle James,Wise Bread] notes that retailers GameStop, Target, Costco, and Walmart all offered even deeper discounts on console bundles on Cyber Monday last year. – Brad Reed,BGR