Articles in the category Social Shopping

Ikea Opens ‘Breakfast In Bed’ Cafe in London

Who DOESN’T like the idea of being served breakfast in bed? Heck, just being served on while you lie in your robe in the comfort of a warm bed is one of the best feelings in the world. But it is also a feeling most people will never know because most people are not kind […]

Trinut Is Latest Twist on the Donut

A few years back, the world was taken over by storm by a humble creation out of Dominique Ansel’s bakery: the Cronut. Sweet and crispy on the outside, deliciously fluffy and delicately layered on the inside, the Cronut had New Yorkers and Parisiennes alike lining up in the wee hours of the morning to get […]

Starbucks Introduces the Mini Frappucino

Starbucks has always been thinking of new ways to indulge your coffee addiction and sweet tooth. There’s been the cookie straw, the vast array of flavored brew and frapps (there’s been S’mores, Birthday Cake, and let’s not forget the ever-hallowed seasonal Pumpkin Spice Latte), holiday gift cards and annual planners… the list goes on and […]

EL James to Publish Writing Guide, Social Media Reacts [Poll]

EL James, author of the best-selling erotic fiction series 50 Shades of Grey, has just announced that she will soon be releasing a brand-new addition to her oeuvre. Fifty Shades of Grey: Inner Goddess (A Journal) is set to be a writing guide for aspiring erotic fictionists, and is set to be out early May. This book’s […]

90’s Kids, Rejoice! The Tamagotchi Is Now On Your Apple Watch

Remember your first Tamagotchi in the 90’s? (Or at least, seeing your friend’s first tamagotchi, which kind of gives you the same feeling.) Turning that tiny, electronic, plastic egg in your hands, getting a feel for the button system of the game, scrolling through the menu and the many options while your pixelated charge watches you […]

Love Their Looks? Get Them for Less

Our favorite stars are living the life in more ways than one. They not only grace the red carpet with their presence and turn into visions of elegance and style in their haute couture gowns and suits, but also have all the luck of wearing wonderful wardrobes their stylists have hand-picked for them in their […]

Spylight App Lets You Shop For TV Fashion In Real Time

Couch potato fashionistas, something really rad is about to happen to your phones. Stop me if you’ve heard this: you’re snuggling into your favorite TV show, popcorn bowl in arm, and this really magical dress comes on screen. You’re dying to know exactly how to snag It Girl Jess‘ look, or how to to be […]

Hello Barbie Sparks Controversy [Video & Poll]

Barbie has had a lot of careers over the years: police, doctor, pilot, engineer, programmer, … but an eavesdropper? The Hello Barbie might just make her step into this new role. Mattel has just released the Hello Barbie, its very first interactive doll. Kids can engage it in conversations, play games with it, and and […]

The ’64 Mustang is Back

Vintage lovers and Mad Men fans, rejoice! Florida startup Revology is bringing back the 1964 Mustang to consumers everywhere to make their wildest retro dreams come true. Revology has its roots firmly set in Ford soil. Its founder, Tom Scarpello, was former marketing chief for ford Special Projects, the skunkworks arm that gave you innovative classics […]

Every Baby Needs A Li’l Lager

Parents, are you tired of drinking by yourself? Well, now you can share your questionable parenting with your baby with the Chill, Baby Li’l Lager baby bottle. The unique bottle looks like a miniature beer bottle, allowing your little one to kick back with their favorite formula, milk or juice. If you ever wanted people […]

ModCloth Employees Rock Swimsuits for Body Diversity

ModCloth is best known for its indie, vintage and vintage-inspired apparel, accessories and home furnishings. It’s become a household name in its own right, and is always on the up-and-up in the name of fun classiness. Their employees decided to kick it up in promoting their latest line of swimwear by donning the items themselves. […]

List of Stores that will be Closed on “Black Thursday”

In recent years “Black Friday” has turned into “Black Thursday” as retailers inch further and further into the territory of Thanksgiving to entice eager shoppers. It’s an aggressive trend where stores are constantly trying to “one-up” each other and open just a little bit earlier than their competitors, to lock down a solid stream of […]

How Social Media Affects Your Shopping Habits

Consumers can easily be influenced by external factors when it comes to how they spend, what they spend on, and how often they spend. The Internet has certainly had an impact on how we, as consumers, part with our money. But have you thought about how, specifically, social media affects shopping habits? If you are […]

Social Media Is Taking Over E-Commerce [Infographic]

If you want to succeed in an increasingly crowded e-commerce market, you need an online presence that is likely to drive massive traffic. In order to compete, more e-commerce companies are turning towards social media. According to a study by Mobstac, the most significant impacts of social media for business are the building of trust […]

Valve Developer, Aaron Nicholls, Leaves For Oculus Dev Team

Valve developer Aaron Nicholls has announced via Twitter that he is leaving Valve to join the Oculus development team. It's been exciting working on VR at #valve; can't wait to continue working on the future with Atman, Michael, and the #oculus crew tomorrow. — Aaron Nicholls (@AaronHelloWorld) March 31, 2014 Prior to his time with […]

American Airlines Is Giving Away Miles For Social Media Participation

American Airlines has launched a new social promotion that allows Facebook and Twitter users to earn up to 350 miles. Participants can earn 25 to 50 miles per activity. That participation includes following American Airlines on Twitter, watching a company video, and sharing the video with friends. The company is also offering 700 miles (500 […]

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Is Highest Rated Chief Of 2014

Glassdoor has released its “Highest Rated CEOs 2014″ list and at the top of that survey is LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner. The Glassdoor survey is based on employee answers to various questions. Among those questions is, “Do you approve of the way your CEO is leading your company?” It shouldn’t come as a surprise that […]

Pinterest ‘Gifts’ Feed Makes Platform Shopping A Breeze

Pinterest users looking to shop via the visual social platform can now do so with the company’s Gifts Feed. The feed grabs Pinterest pins that feature product information and pricing, making it easy to see which items are available for purchase. The Gifts Feed which debuted last week is populated 100% by Pinterest Products Pins, […]

Gwynnie Bee Review Wrap-Up, Now With Jeans!

As Social News Daily‘s resident boobs-haver, cis-female, and Officer Of Trunk Junk, Gwynnie Bee has intrigued us (and by us I mean me) by being a pioneer of the newish intersection of social media and shopping. SND earlier covered Gwynnie Bee‘s free trial period, in intro and midway point posts. Now our first month of […]

Pinterest Job Posting Hints At More Ads In The Near Future

In late 2013 the team at Pinterest began experimenting with “Promoted Pins,” and a new job posting for a front-end ad engineer seems to point at an increased number of new ads for the social networks near future. Many of the world’s most popular brands have taken to the visually-inclined social network, which meant it […]