Day: November 12, 2021

Online shopping scams on the rise this holiday season

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – Online purchase scams are the number one way people lose money during the holiday season, according to the Better Business Bureau.

Many small retailers transitioned to offering their products online during the pandemic. Little Luxuries, a gift shop on State Street in Madison is an example of a local business that did not sell products online before the pandemic but now does.

“We established our website at the beginning of last year and that amounted to 20 percent of our sales last holiday season,” said Little Luxuries owner, Amy Moore.

Moore says while many customers have returned to shop in store, the online site is a great alternative for customers who still don’t feel comfortable shopping in person as the pandemic continues.

For all online retailers, the 2021 holiday season is expected to break records for online shopping despite growing supply chain issues, higher prices, and

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The Best UK Black Friday Beauty Deals To Get Excited About

This year, Black Friday is taking over the UK market in a big way. It falls on Friday, Nov. 26, while the accompanying discount holiday Cyber Monday will then be on Monday, Nov. 29. There are plenty of deals and discounts to take advantage of in 2021, including lots in beauty.

For 2021, many brands are actually offering site-wide discounts across their entire product range. These include the likes of NARS, Frank Body, and Isle Of Paradise. These discounts are also starting earlier, and lasting in some cases through to December.

Then there are the brilliant free-gift-with-purchase offers, available from beloved brands such as Jo Malone London and Christophe Robin.

And finally, there are a few brands that are also using the opportunity to work with charitable causes, such as Babyliss, who will be honouring its partnership with Beauty Banks, which provides hygiene products to those in need.


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