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Flash Sale Sites Have Hit A Wall

[credit provider=”ideeli”] Reality is sinking in for flash sale sites like ideeli, MyHabit, and Rue La La. The sites are reaching the end of their growth trajectory and will have to start consolidating soon, Sharon Edelson at Women’s Wear Daily reported. 
Flash Sale Sites Have Hit A Wall
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PROFESSOR: The Way You’ve Been Using Daily Deals Sites Is Wrong

[credit provider=”Gilt” url=”http://www.gilt.com/”] We’ve long suspected that shopping on flash sale sites can be extremely addictive and daily deals tempt us to impulse shop.Now a Kansas State University professor has stepped up to warn consumers to stay away unless they question what’s driving their purchase—and don’t let the deal find them. 
PROFESSOR: The Way You’ve Been Using Daily Deals Sites Is Wrong
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VELVET ROPE RETAIL: Why Rue La La Is So Addictive For Women

[credit provider=”Rue La La Spring Campaign” url=”http://vanaarleco.com/”] Rue La La is the second-largest flash sales site in the world. In 2011, the site saw dramatic growth and had close to $300 million in sales.In 2011, spending on flash sales on sites like Gilt (the biggest) and ideeli increased by 21 per cent, according […]
VELVET ROPE RETAIL: Why Rue La La Is So Addictive For Women
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Check Out These 9 Flash Sale Sites For Travel Deals

[credit provider=”Flickr / ** Parapluie **” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/restreguas/2350542032/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] It’s a good idea to start planning your trips for the year now, so you can keep your eye out for the best deals and you won’t have to resort to paying expensive last-minute prices.If you already have several destinations in mind, check […]
Check Out These 9 Flash Sale Sites For Travel Deals
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Here’s A Money-Saving Resolution: Clean Out Your Email

[credit provider=”Rodrigo Galindez” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/rodrigogalindez/2877393182/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] It’s 2012, and for most of us, our top New Year’s resolution is to create a budget. It’s a healthy resolution, of course, and if you’re looking for tips on creating a budget, you can always check this site! However, you might be overlooking a few […]
Here’s A Money-Saving Resolution: Clean Out Your Email
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Those Flash Sale Sites Might Not Be A Bargain After All

[credit provider=”The Internet Movie Database” url=”http://www.imdb.com/media/rm223122432/tt1093908″] On the surface, flash sale sites look like a bargain, offering prices for name brand items that your mother, sister, or girlfriend would love.But according to the New York Times, they might not be giving you the deal you thought.
Those Flash Sale Sites Might Not Be A Bargain After All