Consumerist

  • Shopify’s live streaming the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales frenzy

    Shopify’s live streaming the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales frenzy

    Ever wonder what Black Friday’s consumerist rush looks like in real time? Now you can see it visualized in the stream above, which is a visualization of sales occurring on Shopify’s platform across its many merchants globally. Those dots represent sales in actual merchant stores, and the lines indicate where the buyers are coming from relative to where the shops are based. As you… Read More

  • He said, she said: Consumerist vs. Monster Cable — Fight!

    [photopress:24121.jpg,full,left]So the Consumerist published a post about how Monster Cables are overpriced and unnecessary, and don’t really add that much, if anything, to the listening experience. So Monster wrote back, drafting a letter detailing that it’s the retailers who set the very high prices, not Monster. Sadly, Monster doesn’t do any damage to the (true) claim that… Read More

  • Gawker Launches New Blog, Consumerist

    Gawker continues to drive its busines forward amidst rumors of an acquisition in the works with the New York Times. In addition to their recent deal to promote their content within Yahoo, Gawker today announced the launch of its newest blog, The Consumerist, a humorous slant on today’s consumptive world: “We here at Gawker Media love to spend our money, but we hate being treated… Read More