Christmas shopping is arguably the most stressful time of the holidays for many people. Finding the perfect gift for each family member, locating a store that stocks it and getting a reasonable price. This can involve rushes around town in desperate attempts to find products. However there are a few Christmas shopping apps which can run on your smartphone or tablet and enable you to do all of your shopping online or locate in-stock products location close to you. Using a store christmas shopping app could save you a load of hassle. So which ones are the best? (most of the following apps apply to USA, however a number of the stores have regional branches and apps). Another bonus of these apps is that allow you to instantly shop for a last minute forgotten gift and have it delivered within the day.
The app to online superstore Amazon enables users to access the entire Amazon catalogue. Users can broswe by department and product, compare prices, read product reviews and make purchases. It is also possible to check product availability and Amazon partners who have the product in stock. Users can find daily discounts and access order details and shipping information for current orders. Other features include wish lists, recommended products for the user and more.
While the ScanLife barcode scanner and QR reader is not a direct shopping app, it can be an invaluable tool when Christmas shopping. When you are in the store and have found a product you would like to purchase, simply scan the barcode with the app and price comparisons from online retailers including locally available prices are displayed. You can then order online from the linked retailers or purchase the product you have found if it is cheaper. Save yourself loads.
The Best Buy shopping app gives the user access to the entire Best Buy shopping catalogue. From the simple app interface users can browse products by department, view product reviews and prices and purchase products online. Extra features included in the app include viewing featured offers and clearance items that can be found in Best Buy stores. Users can also access their gift card balance, locate stores and set price watches for products to be advised of price drops.
The Walmart app helps you search Walmart’s catalogue for the best prices on thousands of products. You can check the inventory of your local Walmart store and find deals and adverts being offered near to you. The app includes items to use on shopping trips to Walmart such as the shopping list and scan and go features as well as enables you to shop online through the Walmart catalogue.
The Target app allows you to shop from the Target online catalogue. App features include the ability to browse through products, find deals at your local target store and build shopping lists. Once you have filled your shopping cart then it is a simple checkout procedure in the simple iOS 7-inspired interface.