Wal-Mart has a tool in its app called the Savings Catcher, which compares the company’s price with those from other stores. You’ll eventually get pinged that the app found a lower price elsewhere, so you’ll get a rebate that you can later redeem as a gift card.
If you want to stay home, you can’t go wrong with Amazon, which is promising a great number of deals this year on its own hardware and other goods.
More than ever, the right apps empower you to make your shopping more focused to just the stores you want to hit or allow you to skip the mall and shop online. Instead of a packed store, hang out and enjoy the leftovers from the amazing feast you just pulled off.
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