Popcart Blog: Tips, Tricks, and Other Shopping Insights

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  • July 15, 2021

The Best in Athleisure Wear

Remember the days before the onset of COVID-19? The majority of us would wake up, hit the snooze button (one-too-many times) and throw on our office attire for the day. We don’t know about you, but we wouldn’t use the word “comfortable” to describe our business professional clothing.  From high heels that made our feet […]

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  • July 7, 2021

Brand Name Summer Style Must-Haves Under $50

Summer’s here, which means you’re likely feeling the desire to add some fresh style to your wardrobe. The good news? There’s plenty of wallet-friendly designer fashion buys that are just waiting to be scooped up. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite brand name pieces under $50 to help you stay trendy on a budget.  […]

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  • June 29, 2021

8 Things You Need for the Best 4th Ever

Sunday, July 4th is quickly approaching – and as American flags fly high, fireworks light up the night sky and we show our love for the great U.S. of A, you’ll likely want to have stocked up on everything you need to ensure the holiday is a memorable one. Whether you’re hosting a BBQ, spending […]

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  • June 23, 2021

Say Hello to Popcart’s New Barcode Scanner

From birthdays and holidays to running errands and enjoying a little retail therapy, keeping your wallet happy requires scoring the best deals out there. After all, being a savvy shopper means shopping smarter, not harder.  Comparison shopping has become an ingrained habit for many, allowing people to maximize their savings on everything from home appliances […]

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  • June 21, 2021

Popcart’s Prime Day Picks

Amazon Prime Day is here, and for us here at Popcart, we feel like a kid on Christmas morning. The only difference? Instead of doing your holiday shopping later in the year, or waiting for a special day to arrive to receive a product you’ve had your sights set on, you now have the opportunity […]

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  • June 18, 2021

Save Even More on Amazon Prime Day

While Black Friday may seem like the biggest shopping holiday of the year, Amazon Prime Day is one undeniable gift that keeps on giving. This year Amazon Prime Day will be held from Monday, June 21st to Tuesday, June 22nd. This means you have two full days to really maximize your savings – and enjoy […]

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  • June 17, 2021

Last-Minute Father’s Day Gifts Under $20

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and giving dad a gift that says “I love you” doesn’t necessarily mean you have to shell out the big bucks. As Covid-19 safety protocols begin lifting, and we return to some semblance of normalcy, many of us are left looking at our wallets and wondering what we […]

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  • June 15, 2021

The Popcart Mobile App is Here

The Popcart mobile app has everything you already love about the Chrome Extension – with some brand new features! Now available on the App Store.

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  • June 14, 2021

Must-Haves for a Summer on the Lake

The sun is shining and warmer days are upon us. After a long winter and nearly a year of shelter-in-place orders, it’s finally time to rediscover life and enjoy the outdoors. Now that Covid-related mandates are being lifted, live entertainment, events and venues across the nation are reopening their doors for a sun-kissed summer of […]

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  • June 11, 2021

Father’s Day Gifts He’ll Actually Want

From cooks to sports enthusiasts to tech lovers, father’s come in all shapes and sizes – including grandads and fur-dads. And what better way to show your appreciation for the father figure in your life than by gift-wrapping a present he’ll love for Father’s Day – coming up on June 20th.  Whether it’s a brand […]

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  • June 10, 2021

Insider Shopping Tips for Amazon Prime Day 2021

From electronics and home essentials to appliances and everything in-between, millions of shoppers are gearing up for Amazon’s infamous Prime Day – slated to take place on June 20 and 21, 2021. The much-anticipated cyber sale is one of the retailer’s biggest events of the year, offering discounts on a wide range of products.  So, […]

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  • June 8, 2021

Grilling Must-Haves to Start the Summer

As warm summer days roll in, so does the time for enjoying the outdoors. Whether you’re entertaining guests at home or you’re BBQing with friends at the park, this time of year brings a popular American staple: grilling. Now that the start of summer is only a few weeks away, it’s time to prepare to […]

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  • May 6, 2021

Vaccinated and Ready to Mingle?

After a year of social distancing and stay-at-home protocols, America is finally on the brink of returning to pre-pandemic normalcy. With quarantine restrictions being lifted and individuals receiving their vaccinations, people are now feeling more comfortable with the prospect of leaving their homes.  Restaurants, movie theaters and similar businesses are finally reopening – meaning the […]

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  • April 29, 2021

Mother’s Day Gifts Under $20

Given our collective last year, let’s assume all mothers just want one thing for Mother’s Day this year: to safely hug their children (and grandchildren). Beyond a big old hug, your Mom probably wants nothing else. What she’ll appreciate is a small and thoughtful gift that doesn’t break the bank.  Here are a few Mother’s […]

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  • April 22, 2021

Shop and Save [the Earth]: Our Favorite Earth-Friendly Products

We can all do our part when it comes to being more eco friendly. With Earth Day here, we’re reminded that we can all take steps to help reduce our carbon footprints on this Earth. Sometimes, it’s difficult to know what to buy that is actually saving the planet, so that is why we’ve compiled […]

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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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  • 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 […]