deals

  • Amazon’s ‘Treasure Truck’ deals program is expanding nationwide

    Amazon’s ‘Treasure Truck’ deals program is expanding nationwide

    Amazon’s Treasure Truck, the retailer’s deal programs that offers discounts on select items paid for online then picked up in person from an actual truck, is expanding across the U.S. First announced back in 2015 in Seattle, then rolled out the following year, Treasure Truck initially appeared to be some sort of one-off marketing experiment, but its recently granted patent and… Read More

  • Amazon’s 2017 Prime Day sale will be July 11th

    Amazon’s 2017 Prime Day sale will be July 11th

    Amazon just announced its third annual Prime Day, the retailer’s answer to Black Friday that originally started to celebrate its 20th anniversary. While Amazon had previously said they would be doing a third year of Prime Day, this is the first time we’re getting the actual date and previews of some of the sales. Amazon is tempting Prime customers by saying there will be… Read More

  • Target and Cartwheel apps to merge starting this summer, mobile payments and improved maps to follow

    Target and Cartwheel apps to merge starting this summer, mobile payments and improved maps to follow

    Target’s mobile app strategy will undergo a significant change, starting this summer. The retailer announced this week it will soon combine the functionality of its Cartwheel savings app with its main shopping app, in preparation for an eventual Cartwheel shutdown. The Target app will also receive a notable upgrade this year, adding support for an indoor map that shows your location in… Read More

  • Pandora raises $480M from SiriusXM, sells Ticketfly to Eventbrite for $200M

    Pandora raises $480M from SiriusXM, sells Ticketfly to Eventbrite for $200M

    Troubled streaming music service Pandora has finally found a white knight of sorts to boost it with a cash injection as it looks to improve its business: SiriusXM has just announced it will be investing $480 million in cash into publicly traded Pandora. Pandora also is selling Ticketfly to Eventbrite for $200 million. Read More

  • Will the tech acquisition spree continue?

    Will the tech acquisition spree continue?

    The year was off to a good start for technology acquisitions, according to data provided by PwC and Thomson Reuters. There were 486 U.S. tech deals announced in the first quarter, totaling $42.8 billion. In terms of both number of deals and value of deals, it was the best start of the year for U.S. tech M&A since 2014. Read More

  • Nugget’s new app finds the best deals on Amazon

    Nugget’s new app finds the best deals on Amazon

    There are a number of great deals to be had on Amazon, but finding them across the retailer’s vast array of products is still a challenge. That’s where a new app called Nugget comes in. The app scours Amazon for higher-quality products at lower prices, and then curates them into categories you can browse from your phone. All its deals are sourced from Amazon, so you don’t… Read More

  • Apple is offering 10 movies for $10 to celebrate a decade of iTunes movies

    Apple is offering 10 movies for $10 to celebrate a decade of iTunes movies

    Major deal alert – iTunes is offering six different $10 bundles of 10 movies to celebrate 10 years of iTunes movies. Proud of @iTunesMovies and 10 years of celebrating docs, indies, blockbusters & more. Congrats and thank you! https://t.co/Y9QEINrHfJ — Eddy Cue (@cue) September 12, 2016 If you’ve ever bought a movie on iTunes you know how amazing of a deal this is. Read More

  • Walmart takes on Amazon Prime Day with week-long free shipping deal

    Walmart takes on Amazon Prime Day with week-long free shipping deal

    Walmart today announced its plan for taking on Amazon’s Prime Day. Amazon’s annual sales holiday kicks off tomorrow, promising a host of online deals and discounts across a variety of categories, including electronics, toys, household items, apparel, and more. Walmart now says it will have a variety of new deals, too, like those on popular electronics like Apple TV, HDTVs, Xbox… Read More

  • Apple Music’s new student membership option discounts the service by 50%

    Apple Music’s new student membership option discounts the service by 50%

    Amid news that Apple Music is getting a makeover come this summer, Apple today launched a new plan to boost subscribers to its streaming music service and competitor to Spotify, SoundCloud, Tidal and others. It’s introducing an Apple Music student plan which will discount the service by 50 percent for those who are enrolled in an eligible college or university. That means in the U.S. Read More

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