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What the Tech? See Our Collection of the Best Gadget Gifts of 2020

If you are still shopping for Christmas, our What the Tech consumer technology reporter Jamey Tucker has expert advice on shopping for gadget gifts. Even someone who usually doesn’t like technology will find something useful in this list. Jamey brings you his What the Tech stories on Alabama News Network at 5 & 5:30 p.m. weekdays. We also air his…

What the Tech? How to Stay Safe from Hackers When You Shop Online

This is an unprecedented holiday shopping season. With many retailers either closed or significantly cut back on Black Friday sales, shoppers are swarming the virtual stores looking for great deals on their computers or smartphones. There are lots of deals to be had this year and most Black Friday sales started a week or more ago. A recent survey by…

What the Tech? Get Ready for Early Black Friday Sales

We’re just three weeks away from Thanksgiving and Black Friday. The day after Thanksgiving has traditionally been one of the busiest shopping days of the year. But this is 2020 when the holiday shopping season actually began in the middle of October with Amazon Prime Day. All major retailers are releasing Black Friday sales circulars online to entice shoppers to…

Retailers, Consumers Hope to Cash-in on Final Stretch of Holiday Shopping Season

It's just a week to go until Christmas and holiday shoppers in Montgomery are hitting the stores

1/1IMG_0270 Show Caption Hide Caption It’s go time for gift-givers this holiday season. And while it’s true online shopping has hurt retail stores, malls like Mongomery’s Eastdale have invested thousands of dollars to lure shoppers back… and they say it’s working. “Up to this point, it’s been a fantastic season for us here at Eastdale,” said Eastdale Mall’s General Manager David Hagood….

Holiday Shopping Days are Ticking Down

Only two more weeks until Christmas, which means only that many days to finish off the holiday shopping list. A noticeable trend in recent years is the number of shoppers heading to online retailers. Some people even prefer to do their grocery shopping over the Internet. “I think most people are doing online shopping this year,” says United Parcel Service…