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Apps for the Holiday Season

November 20th, 2012 by Troy Newport


‘Tis the season to SHOP!  Black Friday is upon us and people are already camping out in line anticipating the super-awesome deals retailers advertise to funnel the hordes of shoppers through their front doors.  On your marks… get set… HOLD ON A SECOND! 

Why not load up on some technology before loading your shopping cart?  Here are a few smartphone apps that can help you be a better shopper:

The Coupons App
Clipping coupons is rapidly becoming a thing of the past.  With this free mobile app you can get coupons for your favorite stores delivered straight to your smartphone.  (Download from your favorite app store or visit their website: www.thecouponsapp.com)

Key Ring
How many Rewards Cards are collecting dust in a drawer at home because you can’t carry all of them in your wallet?  This free mobile app allows you to scan your Rewards Cards and then store them all in one convenient place: your smartphone.  No more excuses for carrying around that man bag!  (Download from your favorite app store or visit their website: www.keyringapp.com)

ShopSavvy
This handy little app is still around.  Scan a product’s UPC code and do comparison shopping right in the store!  ShopSavvy will tell you which brick and mortar and online retailers also carry the products you scan and how much they cost.  No more driving across town to another retailer only to find out it was cheaper where you started.  (Download from your favorite app store or visit their website: www.shopsavvy.mobi)

Zoomingo
With a focus on clothes, shoes, jewelry, handbags, beauty and home products, this free mobile app helps shoppers find the best sales in 80+ retail stores.  You can also follow products they post to Pinterest and receive alerts when they drop in price.   (Download from your favorite app store or visit their website: www.zoomingo.com)

Have any other favorite shopping apps you like to use?  Let us know!  Shop safe, shop smart, and have fun!!

 

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