Walmart’s Jet.com Jumping Into Shoe Game With $70M Purchase Of ShoeBuy

Walmart’s Jet.com Jumping Into Shoe Game With $70M Purchase Of ShoeBuy

Following the $3 billion purchase of Jet.com, Walmart is continuing its bid to boost online sales, this time by targeting customers’ feet with the $70 million purchase of shoe-tailer ShoeBuy.  [More]

How Buying Gift Cards To Shop Online Can Backfire

How Buying Gift Cards To Shop Online Can Backfire

S. tells Consumerist that she had a bad experience with Lane Bryant, and now she doesn’t know where to turn. She doesn’t use credit cards, but couldn’t pass up a great online-only sale on jeans. She went to a brick-and-mortar store and purchased a gift card, then used the gift card to make the purchase online. Simple, right? Nope. Lane Bryant canceled her order, and now S. is stuck with a $50 Lane Bryant gift card she had budgeted for two pairs of jeans.

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AloofDoof Sends Alerts When Ads You Like Appear On Craigslist

AloofDoof Sends Alerts When Ads You Like Appear On Craigslist

Reader Sedo just sent us a link to aloofdoof.com, a website that lets you set up keyword searches on Craiglist. We haven’t tested it, but it appears to be similar to WishRadar for Amazon. Sedo writes,