Cyber Monday

Christmas presents
HearttoHeart0225-Getty
Jim Hanzo
December 02, 2019 - 6:38 pm
Cyber Monday deals have many people browsing for toys today. Known as the Toy Guy, Chris Byrne says video games are a big hit for the whole family, including an 80’s style Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade game console. “The real sort of controllers and buttons," Byrne said. "It’s about a little...
Read More
cyber Monday online shopping
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Thomas Perumean
December 02, 2019 - 8:20 am
The Christmas Shopping odyssey enters the on-line realm, as today is Cyber Monday. And while more than $9-billion dollars is expected to change hands today, cyber crime is becoming a major issue. LSU Marketing Professor Dan Rice warns cyber shoppers to watch out for cyber scamsters promising too...
Read More
Millions go shopping
Getty Images - Jovanmandic
Thomas Perumean
November 26, 2019 - 8:42 am
The National Retail Federation expects over 35-million consumers to shop online and in-stores on turkey day, up 3.5 million from last year. NRF spokesperson Katherine Cullen says over the course of the five-day weekend, which includes Cyber Monday, 165-million Americans will shop. “Starting...
Read More
Jim Hanzo
November 26, 2018 - 8:36 am
Get ready for a big day when it comes on on-line shopping. And today is the day to get those great deals on-line and save some big money. This man said he'll give it a shot on Cyber Monday. "Yeah, I can check that out," he said. "I'll do that before I go to the mall, for sure." "It's easier and...
Read More
Jim Hanzo
November 15, 2018 - 7:00 am
With exactly one week until Thanksgiving, many of the holiday sales begin Thanksgiving Day. Shoppers will be preparing to either shop in the stores or on-line. What will consumers be looking for? Ana Serafin Smith, Senior Director, for media relations, with the National Retail Federation breaks it...
Read More
David Blake
December 06, 2017 - 1:37 pm
Could the bitter cold actually put some folks in the mood for holiday shopping? LSU business professor Dan Rice says it's possible, but then again it could go the other way for retailers anxious for foot traffic. Dan Rice- Interview 12-06-17.mp3 ''They probably won't see too much damage in the long...
Read More
Don Ames
November 27, 2017 - 10:02 am
Two recent surveys indicate that only half of consumers think they know when online shopping is safe. And, 35 percent of Americans say they've stopped an online purchase out of security fears. That's obviously of concern on this Cyber Monday, and for good reason. More fake web sites are launched...
Read More
November 24, 2017 - 7:20 am
(WWL.com) A new survey from BlackFriday.com shows Louisiana shoppers actually prefer buying online for Cyber Monday rather than fighting the crowds on Friday. Site Retail Expert Carson Yarbrough says over 60% of consumers in the Bayou State still plan to catch some deals in stores this Black Friday...
Read More