Christine Romans on the record 247 million shoppers who visited stores and websites for the holiday shopping season.
The holiday season is officially here and with it comes some major sales and discounts. CNNMoney’s Laurie Segall shows you how you can take advantage of great deals by using your smartphone. She tests a number of apps in major stores to find which serves shoppers best and how you can maintain a competitive edge.
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