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Store charges $5 'showrooming' fee to looky-loos

Sick of feeling like an offline showroom for online buyers, a specialty food store in Australia institutes a $5 showrooming fee for shoppers.

By Mar. 26, 2013


Target online price match unlikely to curb 'showrooming'

The biggest issue is that these price-matching deals require the buyer to do the homework to get a deal. Such moves are mostly just good PR.

By Jan. 8, 2013


Amazon Glass: The ultimate shopping experience

Amazon Glass could provide the augmented reality version of shopping and redefine the showrooming experience.

By May. 10, 2013


Best Buy puts stock in stores in battle with Amazon

The first part of Best Buy's store plan revolves around what the customer sees in the big box stores. The second part uses those stores as an online fulfillment center.

By Aug. 20, 2013


Best Buy ready for battle with Amazon on pricing

The retailer will reportedly match all Amazon prices this holiday season, and also offer free home delivery when products are out of stock.

By Oct. 12, 2012


Want a free iPhone 5? Try Best Buy's limited trade-in program

Users who trade in a working iPhone 4S or 4 on Saturday will receive a $150 credit for a new iPhone.

By May. 31, 2013


Best Buy offers $50 gift card with Samsung device purchase

Customers who buy any Galaxy mobile device from June 26 to July 6 will receive a $50 Best Buy gift card.

By Jun. 25, 2013


SAP touts service that sells customer data from phone firms

The European maker of enterprise software would serve as a kind of middleman, analyzing data gathered by various wireless operators, selling results to marketers, and sharing the profits with the wireless companies.

By May. 21, 2013


What is UPP? Or, why do TVs cost the same at every store?

Ever wonder why the TV you're considering costs the same in every store, and online? It's not a coincidence, it's UPP. Say goodbye to deal hunting.

By Nov. 25, 2013


The 404 1,235: Where we charge you just for browsing (podcast)

Remember all the mislabeled MP3s that cropped up on filesharing sites in the '90s? Turns out they're weren't harmless pranks, but rather a nefarious plan to end P2P using a clandestine network of "Napster bombs" and Trojan horses.

By Mar. 26, 2013