How to avoid Cyber Monday shopping scams
ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody is offering tips to help Floridians avoid getting scammed on one of the biggest online shopping days of the year. Moody’s office said last year’s Cyber Monday produced the single biggest online shopping day in U.S. history, with nearly $11 billion spent. Counterfeit goods scam: Counterfeit products often resemble the original product, especially in online photos. E-holiday card scam: Emails or text messages of seemingly innocent digital holiday cards could instead be a common greeting card scam. ‘Buy online, pick up in store’ (BOPIS) scam: Knowing consumers want to bypass shipping fees, scammers create fake BOPIS product sales online.wftv.com
Amazon sales surge during record-breaking 2020 holiday shopping season
All rights reserved)Amazon is reporting record-breaking sales over the holiday shopping season so far. The company said on Tuesday that this year’s holiday shopping season has been its largest. Amazon said small and medium-sized businesses that use the platform took-in nearly $5 billion between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, a 60% jump from last year. The firm says sales grew 22% for the period from Thanksgiving Day and Cyber Monday. Analysts say it is evident that the pandemic is leading more people to shop online.
The Celestron Ambassador 80AZ Brass Telescope is now just $899 this holiday
The Celestron Ambassador 80AZ Brass Telescope has now been discounted at Amazon this Cyber Monday, a steal at over $100 off for skywatchers looking for something unique compared to most telescopes on the market. With its show-stopping brass design and mahogany tripod, the Ambassador 80AZ is a stunning ornamental piece for the home. Saturn's rings and Jupiter's atmospheric bands are also well-received through the optical system, especially with the addition of colored planetary filters. Best Celestron Ambassador 80AZ deal Celestron Ambassador 80AZ Brass Telescope: $999.95 $899.00 at Amazon The Celestron Ambassador 80AZ Brass Telescope is an amazing 10% off this holiday. Be sure to check out more of Space.com's Black Friday deals on telescopes and binoculars from Orion, Celestron, Meade Instruments, Sky-Watcher and Vixen.space.com
All the Cyber Monday 2019 deals we’re freaking out about
One of our favorite TV deals yet ... also from Target. You might even be able to get deals up to 70% off on select items (plus free shipping). At Levi’s, the company is offering 40% off full-priced items and an extra 50% off on sale items, plus free shipping when you enter CYBER. Forbes put out a handy list of the best Cyber Monday deals, which included this great find. We could round up TV deals all day.
MoneyWatch: Cyber Monday sales spike; Gas prices spur spending
MoneyWatch: Cyber Monday sales spike; Gas prices spur spending Early data from Cyber Monday shows that sales were up 16 percent from 2013, to $2.65 billion. Also, continued low gas prices could save families up to $1,000 per year. Jill Wagner reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.cbsnews.com
Cyber Monday's potential impact after drop in Thanksgiving weekend sales
Cyber Monday's potential impact after drop in Thanksgiving weekend sales The National Retail Federation says Thanksgiving weekend sales dropped 11 percent compared to last year. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the drop in sales and how Cyber Monday could differ.cbsnews.com