Sick of feeling like an offline showroom for online buyers, a specialty food store in Australia institutes a $5 showrooming fee for shoppers.
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.
Amazon Glass could provide the augmented reality version of shopping and redefine the showrooming experience.
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.
The retailer will reportedly match all Amazon prices this holiday season, and also offer free home delivery when products are out of stock.
Users who trade in a working iPhone 4S or 4 on Saturday will receive a $150 credit for a new iPhone.
Customers who buy any Galaxy mobile device from June 26 to July 6 will receive a $50 Best Buy gift card.
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.
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