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What Do U.S. Shoppers Spend in Real Time?

What do Americans eat, drink, buy, and spend by the second — in real time? Click the image to see an interactive infographic from Couponbox.com. The image below is static and shows only a small amount of the infographic.   … Continue reading

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When’s the Best Time to Shop for the Holidays?

Consumers have many sources to consult when purchasing holiday gifts, from shopping tips to price trackers. The Wall Street Journal has created a new interactive Christmas Sales Tracker tool:  “The Journal created this tracker to monitor price movements for the holiday’s hottest … Continue reading

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Real-Time U.S. Retail Spending by the Second

Are you interested in current retail shopping statistics? Then, consider the fun, interactive Web site highlighted in this post. Retale — a company that offers a mobile destination application for shoppers that incorporates retail circulars into a rich, interactive format — recently … Continue reading

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