popcart popcartOctober 6, 2020

Win the battle of the sales

Collage of popular Amazon items (Echo Dot, Echo Show, Pink Shoe) with text warning not to shop without Popcart

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 DayOctober 12-13
Target Deal DaysOctober 12-13
Walmart Big Save EventOctober 11-15

Some of the items offered will have significant savings but many will be available from other retailers for the same or an even lower price. The team at Popcart compiled our list of tips to make sure you always get a real deal.

Ignore the %off

Amazon is offering this top selling 43″ tv as an early Prime Day deal for $199.99 (24% off) but Best Buy has it for $70 less. Let the Popcart Chrome Extension automatically compare prices at 100’s of stores as you shop.

Screenshot of price comparison of 43

Amazon is offering these Sony WFXB700L headphones for $78.00 (40% list price) but Walmart, Best Buy and 8 other retailers have it for the same price.

Screenshot of price comparison of Sony WFXB700L headphones showing Amazon price $78.00 and Walmart, Best Buy and more also $78.00

Check the reviews

Some of the items offered during the Amazon, Walmart and Target sale days will be brand name items with rich reviews that should. For brands that don’t have name brand recognition its extra important to checks both them item and seller reviews to ensure the item you are buying will work and that

Target is offering this INSTEN mouse pad for $7.89 (34% list price) but reviews skew negative and many mention the product failing quickly. Saving 34% if the item only lasts a month isn’t much of a deal at all.

Screenshot of INSTEN marble mousepad from Target.com with low review scores.

Don’t stress if you miss a deal

If you miss a deal don’t fret as this holiday season will be full of sales. Target has already announced it will begin its Black Friday sales on Sunday November 1st. It has also extended its price match guarantee until December 24 so you shop stress free knowing you can get the price adjusted if any of your Black Friday scores are available for less at a competitor.

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As always, if you have questions, ideas or feedback, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at team@popcart.com.