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Dealhacker: The Best Black Friday Bargains

The craziest sales season of the year is about to kick off in the US. To make your life easier, we’re collecting the best Black Friday bargains you can get in Australia as they appear online — keep checking back for updates!

All The Best Deals From Steam's Christmas Game Sale (So Far)

We knew they were coming and now they’re finally here — the first round of Steam sales for the Christmas holidays. This round is called the Exploration Sales, and as you’d expect there’s some good deals. Let’s dive right in.

Black Friday Shopping Tips For Australians

Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days on the US calendar, with retailers offering discounts of up to 80 percent on big ticket items. If you’re stuck here in Australia, there’s no reason why you need to miss out on the action. Here are seven online shopping tips for Black Friday (and Cyber Monday) bargain hunters.

Why Listening To Customers Beats Looking At Competitors

Online retail has become a very competitive space, far more competitive than it was ten years ago. When I first started my online-only furniture store Milan Direct we were told many times that selling furniture online wouldn’t work. If we’d listened to those people instead of the market that was crying out to buy furniture through an online channel, then I wouldn’t have found success through my online business.

Small Retailers Are Unprepared For The Christmas Shipping Rush

The holiday period can be one of the most profitable times of the year for online retailer, but research shows that up to 80 per cent of all retailers are not prepared to face the challenges presented by this year’s annual Christmas rush. The survey, done by shipping software company Temando, looked at over 200 Australian micro, small, mid-sized and enterprise level retailers, but focussed mainly on small retailers — who out of all the groups were the least likely to be adequately prepared for Christmas shipping.

SiteJabber Shows You Reviews Of Web Retailers Before You Buy

There are thousands of retailers around the web that would love your business. The trouble is knowing whether they’re legit or you’re wasting your money. That’s where SiteJabber comes in: Their new Chrome extension makes it easy to find out before you buy.

Always Check Manufacturer Sites To Find Refurbished Deals

When you’re deal hunting, not all discount is worth it. While some refurbished goods can be duds, getting refurbished products straight from the source will usually be better than most.

Find Your Best Size Across Popular Clothing Brands With Fitbay's New Sizing Tool

It’s ridiculous and also annoying how clothing sizes vary so much across brands. You could be a size 8 in one brand and a 12 in another. Fitbay’s new sizing tool helps take some of the guesswork out of finding out what size to choose.

Why I Don't Recommend Buying Sex Toys On Amazon

If you’ve ever been in the market for a sex toy, you may have looked into buying it through Amazon. Amazon tends to have good prices on gadgets, even when you factor in shipping costs to Australia. Sex toys are a different story, though: in fact, most of the time, it’s best to avoid Amazon altogether. Here’s why.

Online Coupon Codes Don't Always Show Up On Your Mobile Device

When you shop online, there’s a good chance the retailer is offering some sort of promo code, and they will often tell you what it is in big bold letters directly on the site. However, this code doesn’t always show up on your mobile device.

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