The holiday shopping frenzy has officially begun with the five-day stretch that starts on Thanksgiving and crosses the finish line Cyber Monday. And in the age of Amazon, retailers are increasingly turning to tech to make shopping, whether online or in an actual store, as quick and simple as possible. This year marks the first […]

Sales in brick and mortar stores fell from $11.6 billion in 2014 to $10.4 billion in 2015. That's an overall 10 percent decrease in sales, a consequence of both stores offering sales days earlier and online sales that allowed consumers to shop from the comfort of their homes.

On Cyber Monday, as well as throughout the holiday shopping season, UAPD urges consumers to beware of bargain advertisements sent through unsolicited emails. As a…

Today is Cyber Monday but I wonder if online sales can top Black Friday’s online sales, which hit $2.4 billion thanks to the sales of tablets and smartphones. Facebook had a lot to do with those sales as the leader of social media purchases. If you are shopping today for Cyber Monday, be careful if […]

Weather: Today: Light wintry mix of rain, sleet and snow. A winter weather advisory goes into effect at 1pm for Berks County up to the Lehigh Valley and Poconos region. In the city, expected mainly rain. High: 42 News you can use hot off the press: Giving Tuesday We survived “Black Friday” shopping, loved the […]

Over 122 million Americans will shop online on Cyber Monday, according to Big-box stores offer both in-store sales and Web-only sales, and the products…

Before you splurge your hard earned dollars on Black Friday, don’t forget to take advantage of Cyber Monday! Unfamiliar with the Internet holiday? Deemed as one of the biggest online shopping days of the year, Cyber Monday (the Monday following Black Friday) is an opportunity for consumers to purchase items (especially electronics) at a discounted […]