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  • April 9, 2021

The Best Mother’s Day Gifts of 2021

Right now, we all know several moms out there who are making their mark professionally, helping with homework, changing diapers and juggling a myriad of responsibilities. They are nothing short of superheroes. So, for Mother’s Day, taking place on May 9th, why not treat the special women in your life to a little extra TLC.  […]

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  • March 29, 2021

Best Patio Furniture Deals of 2021

Get Patio ReadyCan’t-Miss Savings on Outdoor Furniture As we move into spring and the fresh aroma of summer is almost within reach, there is no better time than now to shop for patio and outdoor furniture. A majority of people tend to push off their shopping endeavors until late in the season, never realizing that […]

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  • March 26, 2021

Clever Easter Basket Fillers

The sun is shining. The snow is melting. It must be Spring – which means that Easter is right around the corner! If you’re looking for some fun and unique ideas to fill your children’s Easter baskets this year, we have you covered. Our top basket-worthy picks: Squishmallows This year’s hot toy is now found […]

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  • March 22, 2021

Smart Home Upgrades

Smart home improvements are not only interesting and entertaining, they can also be an important investment in your home. With robust monitoring features, the opportunity to save on monthly bills, and the potential increase in home value, it’s past time to think about smartening up your home! In fact a recent survey showed that 40% […]

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  • March 17, 2021

Get Lucky – St. Patrick’s Day Deals

St. Patrick’s Day is nearly upon us. As they say – everyone is Irish on St. Paddy’s Day. Before you put on your top hat and enjoy a nice pint of Guinness, take advantage of some of the deals that are out there during this time of year. St. Patrick’s Day may not be Black […]

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  • February 28, 2021

Cozy Deals for Cabin Fever

Who else is dealing with a case of cabin fever? Not only have we been staying at home more this last year, but now in much of the country, we’re in the middle of a snow-filled, ice-cold winter. Looking to break out while still staying in? Here are the cozy deals you can hop on […]

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  • February 25, 2021

Upgrade Your Tech in 2021

New year, new tech. It’s time to upgrade your technology in 2021. 2020 was less than pleasant, which means we need to leave it behind. That includes the technology that we have been using. Make life in 2021 easier by trading out your old tech for the new installments that are on the market today. […]

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  • February 15, 2021

The Best President’s Day Furniture Sales

Surprisingly, President’s Day weekend is one of the best times of the year to save on furniture. How presidents and furniture got connected, we’re not sure, but we’re not about to pass up the savings! With more time spent indoors and at-home this year, the furniture and home decor markets have seen record sales. For […]

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  • February 10, 2021

Top 5 Products for the Perfect At-Home Valentine’s Day

Before quarantining and stay-at-home orders, many people still opted for an at-home Valentine’s Day celebration in lieu of overpriced fixed menus and the crowded bustle of the holiday.  With only a few days until the day of red roses, paper mâché hearts, bouquets of red roses, and cupid’s arrow, it’s time to start planning your […]

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  • January 20, 2021

Affordable Winter Staycation Ideas

Winter has arrived for many parts of the country, yet sledding, dinner parties with friends, and holiday celebrations have all been put on hold as we work together to fight the spread of Covid-19. While the season may look different this year, there are still plenty of ways to get creative and plan a little […]

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  • January 16, 2021

The Best Time to Save – On Everything

We can’t think of anything that pleases our ears more than hearing about discounts and savings on all the items we’ve had our sights set on. Our 2021 New Year’s resolution? Shop smarter. Forget waiting once a year for pre-holiday doorbusters – that’s frustrating and, let’s be honest, boring and yawn-inducing.  So, what’s the secret? […]

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  • January 9, 2021

Decrease Your Financial Stress in 2021

2020 is finally over, but that doesn’t mean that the stresses of the previous year haven’t carried over into 2021. Due to the financial repercussions of a nearly year-long pandemic lockdown, people are forced to be smarter about their spending in 2021. In 2020, 90% of people stated that finances had an impact on their […]

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  • January 5, 2021

The New Year Deals You Have to See

Christmas has come and gone. The rush to buy presents to wrap and fit under your tree is no more, and you can relax knowing that you absolutely aced this year’s gift giving celebrations. You shopped smart, you got the deals, and everyone loved that special something you got them. Just because the holidays are […]

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  • December 21, 2020

5 Gifts Teenagers Will Actually Love

Do you hear that? It’s the sound of Mariah Carey’s voice belting out the lyrics to All I Want for Christmas Is You – a.k.a.probably the last thing your teenager wants right now;) Out of all the people on your list, teens tend to be the toughest crowd to please. After all, they’re immersed in […]

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  • December 10, 2020

The Internet’s Favorite Gifts of 2020

Shoppers could tell what were the “it” products during the holidays by looking through magazines. Toys R Us, Best Buy, RadioShack, and more all had flyers outlining what the most sought after gifts were. It was from here that consumers could see what was popular and what would make a great gift for a loved […]

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  • December 4, 2020

5 Ways to Save Money on Holiday Shopping

Tis the season to do holiday shopping. The major holidays are around the corner and though 2020 has been a difficult year, families and friends still want to partake in the spirit of gift-giving. Online shopping is more prevalent than ever, as is saving money on shopping. Saving money is easier than you think when […]

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  • November 25, 2020

Top Holiday Sell-Out Toys for 2020

2020 has delayed a lot of events, but it has not canceled the holidays and the spirit of gift-giving! Children are excited for Santa to appear, and parents have extra time and energy to give to choosing the perfect gifts. If you have no idea what the best toy to buy your child is, we’ve […]

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  • November 25, 2020

Black Friday Deals on Top Gift Ideas

Early mornings, seemingly endless lines, cranky shoppers, complete chaos – these are just a few ways to define how past Black Friday’s panned out. While 2020 has certainly thrown a wrench in what’s considered “normal” for Black Friday, there’s still plenty of holiday shopping – and money-saving deals – to take advantage of.  With stores […]

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  • November 23, 2020

The Best Black Friday Deals of 2020

It’s hard to believe that the season of candy canes, gingerbread houses, and holiday shopping is right around the corner. Whether you’ve made it onto the naughty or nice list, chances are you want to stock up on your favorite tech, gifts for loved ones, and all the deals you can rake in on Black […]

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  • November 7, 2020

How to Find the PS5 and Xbox Series X|S In Stock

Two legacy gaming console brands, Microsoft and Sony, are both on the brink of releasing new consoles – a feat that’s been several years in the making. Not only will these be flying off the shelves at record speed, but their availability will certainly ebb and flow in the weeks succeeding their official launches. The […]

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  • October 6, 2020

Win the battle of the sales

Millions of shoppers will be looking online this October as Amazon, Target and Walmart will all have major sales events ahead of the start of the holiday shopping season. Amazon Prime Day October 12-13 Target Deal Days October 12-13 Walmart Big Save Event October 11-15 Some of the items offered will have significant savings but […]

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  • October 1, 2020

Popcart Mobile App – Coming 2021

The new Popcart mobile app experience is launching in early 2021!

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  • September 26, 2020

What you need to know before ordering on Target.com

At Popcart our mission is to ensure you are always getting the best price on everything you buy online. If you love Target as much as we do you probably use a mix of delivery, pickup and in-store shopping. What you probably didn’t realize is the prices you see for delivery change based on which location is active under My Store. We are not sure if this is a bug that Target intends to fix or a new strategy that primarily impacts urban markets.

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  • August 15, 2020

Don’t Shop Ulta Without Checking Prices: Here’s Why

Ulta is one of our go-to stores for all things beauty and self-care. It doesn’t matter if you are looking for a curling iron, shampoo, under-eye cream, or makeup – they have it all. What’s better, for those that love online shopping, you have a plethora of items to browse. A virtual warehouse.

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  • April 1, 2020

The 2020 Toilet Paper Crisis: Everything you Need to Know

COVID-19 Changed Consumer Shopping Behavior In the weeks since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, daily life has been disrupted for nearly everyone. Americans have had to alter or even completely change their daily routines as more than half of the country remains under orders to stay at home due to […]

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  • March 30, 2020

Why Tissues, not Toilet paper are the biggest quarantine rip off.

As a developer at Popcart, I have been watching prices on household supplies for a few years now, and to say this past month has been unprecedented would almost be an understatement. Items are going in and out of stock in a matter of seconds, prices are moving up and down like a roller coaster […]

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  • March 10, 2020

The Retail Roundup: Discover the Latest Stores Added to Popcart!

At Popcart, we’re always working to find new ways to help you save money on the things you love to buy. Whether you’re shopping for household goods or updating your wardrobe, shopping with Popcart means you’ll always get the best price. Today we’re excited to share that we’ve expanded our supported retailers! In addition to […]

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  • March 6, 2020

Why Coupons Are Not Enough

Apps, extensions, and weekly flyers galore! Ways to access coupons, rebates, and compare prices are growing every day. What was supposed to be an industry built on facilitating shopping and bringing you great deals, has made navigating the savings market practically impossible. That’s precisely why we decided to tackle-breaking down popular money-saving tactics while also […]

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  • March 3, 2020

Introducing Supply Finder: Track Availability of Essential Items and Avoid Price Gouging

Protecting consumers against deceptive sellers and price gouging is something we do every day at Popcart. Our users trust us to provide guidance on pricing, seller reputation, availability and more as they shop online. In recent weeks since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a global health emergency, shopping for products like hand sanitizer, […]

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  • February 12, 2020

6 Sweets for your Valentine at a Tasty Price Tag

Not sure what to get your Valentine? Whether you are looking for something sweet for yourself, your significant other, or your friends – we have you covered. Here are six deals you can find when shopping online with Popcart by your side this Valentine’s Day! Russell Stover Valentine’s Assorted Chocolate $28.80 on Amazon to $19.99 […]

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  • February 10, 2020

8 Fitness Finds That Are Actually Worth It

Markets are becoming filled with more and more products that are making it easier to live our best lives. So filled, that it can feel overwhelming when it comes to shopping around for the best wellness items needed to keep you healthy and happy. We’ve gathered a list of eight products and how Popcart has […]

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  • February 10, 2020

We compared prices on hundreds of beauty products at five retailers. The winner might surprise you!

We’ve all been there. You sit at your vanity and realize you’re running low on nearly all the products you use for that perfect morning beauty routine. It’s halfway through the month and your beauty budget is running low. Prioritizing self-care while making sure you don’t make it rain on the Sephora counter each visit […]

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  • January 28, 2020

Why Other Shopping Extensions Aren’t Enough

Honey, Wikibuy, and Popcart? Oh my! With so many extensions offering to save you some significant cash, how can you navigate which extensions to add and which to pass up? From coupons to price comparison to cash back – here are the details you need to know. Also – why we think Popcart is the […]

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  • January 14, 2020

How to Create Healthier Online Shopping Habits in 2020

The new year is already establishing itself as a time for progress and achievement. While everyone is adding to their “20 things for 2020” list, we want to make sure healthier online shopping habits get on there. We all know the reality of shopping online: You intended to purchase one thing, and somehow you end […]

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  • January 7, 2020

Five Money-Saving Hacks When You Shop on Amazon

What is your New Year’s Resolution? Are you one of the 32% of people that are looking to save more money at the start of the new year?* If so, we’re here to help you get a jump start on saving. Amazon is the leading online retailer with 49.1% of all online sales in the […]

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  • December 27, 2019

Popcart for Everything is on its Way

Here at Popcart, we’re always busy finding more ways for our customers to save on the products they care about. Today we’re excited to announce the public beta release of some amazing new developments to the Popcart Chrome extension. You can now use Popcart to compare prices on everything you shop for online. For those […]

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  • December 17, 2019

Save Money on Six Holiday Dinner Party Essentials

The holidays are right around the corner, and no matter what you’re celebrating this year, there’s a high chance a dinner party will be going along with it. Throwing the perfect party is no easy feat – especially when it comes to staying under budget! Lucky for you, Popcart has made it easy to make […]

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  • December 13, 2019

Ten Stocking Stuffers Under $10

When you need a few small gifts for friends and family, you think about the little things you can buy that are both useful and affordable. These stocking stuffers are hard to find! It often seems like when you find something useful, small, and cute for someone, it will cost way more than a stocking […]

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  • December 9, 2019

Five Traps to Avoid When Shopping on Amazon

Amazon is the world’s largest online shopping platform. However, we bet you already knew that. After all, almost everyone knows what Amazon is, whether they love it or hate it. What many people don’t know are the tricks and hacks that go into shopping on the super-massive site. Rather than wish you the best, Popcart […]

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  • December 2, 2019

Is Subscribe & Save Worth It?

If you’re anything like the average American, chances are you’ve not only been on Amazon, but you’ve been shopping on there quite a few times. We don’t blame you! It’s a great place to find everything you need. If you’re anything like us, you get your basics on Amazon so that you don’t have to […]