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Making it easier to shop across Google

Each day, hundreds of millions of people do shopping-related searches on Google. Now, we’re making the places where people come to browse and explore products on Google shoppable. These new shopping experiences let people shop and purchase frictionlessly right where they already turn to for research and inspiration: Search, Google Images, YouTube and a redesigned Google Shopping destination. The new Google Shopping experience This year we’re unveiling a redesigned Google Shopping experience with...
Tags: Google, Smart Shopping, Google Shopping, Shopify, Google Express, Estee Lauder Companies, Google Images, Google Ads, Rakuten Marketing, Google Shopping Google


Is Insurance A Ponzi Scheme?

Going through my list of bill payments that were required for the week, the thought occurred to me that we are all willing participats in one of the oldest financial scams in the books. Whether it be for our home, health, or automobiles, we all buy insurance. Is insurance a Ponzi scheme? According to Merriam-Webster a Ponzi scheme is defined as, “An investment swindle in which early investors are paid with sums obtained from later ones in order to create the illusion of profitability.” On the...
Tags: Saving Money, Marketing, Insurance, Scams, United States, Smart Shopping, Merriam Webster, Brock Follow Clever Dude


How A Product Review Prevented A Huge Mistake

Reading the online reviews of a product recently stopped me from throwing hundreds of dollars down the drain on an inferior product. Before buying any product, one of the best things you can do is get the opinion of someone that already owns the product in question. That’s exactly what the reviews and questions section on many retail websites gives you. I was researching televisions for a Christmas present for my son. I had it narrowed down to a handful of choices and decided to click on the “r...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Shopping, Marketing, Online Shopping, Smart Shopping, Spending, Brock Follow Clever Dude


Kenmore Promotes Alfie — The Voice-Controlled Personal Shopper

Alexa, meet Alfie. The cinematic question “What’s it all about, Alfie?” is being answered by Sears as “Smarter shopping” as Kenmore promotes its voice-controlled intelligent shopping app to busy parents during September’s back to school frenzy. The Alfie app is free, while its corresponding device is $49.99. Alfie users must push a blue “talk” button to start recording a request and Alfie will responds by lighting up when a match is made — hence the app’s canine character and fetching service. ...
Tags: Amazon, Mobile, Apps, Uncategorized, Advertising, Digital, Smart Shopping, Retail, Kmart, Sears, Alexa, Sears Holdings, Alfie, Kenmore, Tom Park, Kenmore Craftsman


Save Money On Glasses At Costco

My wife has had quite the adventure getting new glasses this year. First, we tried a different optometrist for our eye exams. They were horrible and she declined to purchase her eye wear there. Then, recently some frames grabbed her attention while we were walking through Costco. Not only did we like the look of them, we liked the price tag as well. Unfortunately, Costco isn’t an in-network provider for our vision insurance. We wondered if the reduced cost of the eye wear at Costco in combinati...
Tags: Saving Money, Time, Marketing, Insurance, Smart Shopping, Costco, Finances & Money, Vision Insurance, Brock Follow Clever Dude


Head to the Baby Food Aisle for Flavorful Fruit and Vegetable Purees With No Additives

It might feel strange to head to the baby food aisle when you don’t need to feed a baby, but if you ever make a dish that requires pureed fruit or vegetables and you don’t want to do it yourself, it’s your best destination. You’ll get a flavorful puree without unnecessary additives or ingredients.Read more...
Tags: Kitchen, Food, Cooking, Clever Uses, Household, Saving Money, Shopping, Vegetables, Fruit, Smart Shopping, Shopping Tips, life-hacks


How to Make Sure Your VPN Is Honest About Its International Exit Servers

One of the best reasons to use a VPN is to get around pesky location restrictions on streaming movies and other content, but before you shell out money to a VPN that promises servers in dozens of countries, make sure they’re telling the truth about them. Trust, but verify.Read more...
Tags: Security, Networking, Privacy, Encryption, Internet Security, Smart Shopping, Vpn, Traceroute, Vpns, Ping


ThreadFlip Makes It Easy to Buy and Sell Gently Used Women's Clothing

There are plenty of great places to buy bargain used clothes or sell your old stuff for cash , but ThreadFlip is unique because it both caters entirely to womens' clothing, and it stands between buyers and sellers to handle the details of payment and shipping. The goal is to make buying and selling that much easier. Read more...
Tags: Money, Saving Money, Shopping, Women, Selling, Smart Shopping, Webapps, Web Services, Stores, Womens Clothing, Making Money


How to Try Hard-to-Find Products Before You Buy Them

When you go shopping for headphones, HDTVs, and other pricey gear, it helps to research, but there's nothing like trying before you buy. It may seem difficult, especially with electronics, but it's not impossible. Here are some tricks to get your hands, ears, and eyes on the stuff you want before you spend a ton of cash.Read more...
Tags: Money, Saving Money, Shopping, Electronics, Audio, Buying Guide, Smart Shopping


10 Greatest International Shopping Streets

(by guest author Maureen Lampert) Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills A shopping mall is extremely convenient with its huge parking lot, map of stores, and temperature-controlled corridors. But you don’t go to the mall for an experience. While some malls are noteworthy, the vast majority are essentially carbon copies of one another. That’s why people still flock to high end urban shopping districts that have history, character and charm. In fact, the best ones in the world have become nearly as famous...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Hollywood, Milan, London, Chicago, Julia Roberts, Tom Hanks, Smart Shopping, Italy, Jane Austen, Tokyo, Eiffel Tower, Fifth Avenue, Iceland, Oxford Street


Alight’s Plus Size Guide to Summer Fashion Trends (Infographic)

You know it’s summer when the fashion trends start flooding the social networks as everyone races for the latest addition to their personal style. If all the new plus size fashion trends leave you just a bit confused, take heart. Here’s Alight’s Plus Size Guide to Summer Fashion Trends that’ll help you sort out your approach and step out in total style. Courtesy of: Alight The post Alight’s Plus Size Guide to Summer Fashion Trends (Infographic) appeared first on Perfectly Shaped World. ...
Tags: Smart Shopping, Fashion Trends, Style Advice