Tech Tuesday: Shopping deals & discounts online

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by SHANNON POWELL HART

WFAA

Posted on October 22, 2013 at 12:54 PM

Updated Tuesday, Oct 22 at 1:22 PM

Technology has changed the way consumers shop for clothes, shoes and accessories.

Shopping online can be a moneysaving tool if buyers look for deals by consider prices, check out deals or coupons and practice safe buying.

Pricing means getting a good deal and catching a great sale. To get a good deal, start by going to the brick and mortar store so that you know the 'real' price of the item. If that is not possible, the next option is to check the store’s web site. 

To get coupons and good deals try out the following web sites:

1.    Retailmenot.com – This is an online coupon code web site. There are about 130,000 merchants who have printable codes to use in the store. It also has coupon codes to use online.
2.    Dealnews.com – There are about 100 deals a day on this web site.
3.    Bradsdeals.com- A savings site that has done the homework for customers. Web and printed ads have been combed over and the best deals are posted.

Some web sites will give you a great discount.

Zulily.com
- this is a site with daily deals for moms, babies and kids. This is a great site for everyone. Great and stylish clothes, shoes, boots and the site have great styles for plus-size women and maternity wear too.

Justfab.com
- Shoes, shoes and boots too. Average shoe price is $39. If you like style but want to save, than justfab.com is worth checking out.

Bluefly.com
– This site offers designer clothing, handbags, shoes and accessories at a deep discount. Gucci, Chanel and other designer items are at 25-50 percent off.

Zappos.com
is a great shoe website.
 
Don't forget, websites always have sale tab. Sign up for eblast, you will receive the emails about deals and sales.

Always purchase using a credit card and not a debit card. A third party system like Pay Pal.
 

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