Toys "R" Us Inc. will start selling its own proprietary tablet designed for children. The $149.99 Tabeo will be available only at Toys "R" Us, so shoppers won't be able to try it out in a store and then purchase it for less on a rival retailer's website. The tablet goes on sale Oct. 21, and pre-orders are now available online at Toysrus.com.
Walmart Black Friday specials are guaranteed. If they sell out, customer is given a card to take to check out. Item is purchased, code is provided to enter online and item is shipped to the Walmart of your choice. The pictured card is for an iPad mini.
Online Sales Rose 30% on ‘Cyber Monday’ 2012. Online vendors this year moved some of their discounts and free shipping offers ahead to Thanksgiving on Thursday and Black Friday, instead of saving the offers up for Cyber Monday. As a result, online sales topped $1,000,000,000 for the first time during Black Friday, according to data firm comScore Inc. Retailers may have damped demand on Monday itself with discounts beginning on Sunday and extending into Wednesday and beyond.
Best Buy's new chief executive, Hubert Joly, will spend much of his first week on the job wearing a blue shirt and working the floor as a salesman at the chain's stores in Minnesota as the restructuring expert tackles criticism that he lacks retail experience. "The last time I worked in a store was in 1975," Joly, 53, said in an interview with Reuters on Monday. He said he plans to cut non-salary expenses and woo holiday shoppers...