This weekend is Christmas and the coming the New Year celebrations but if you have yet to shop for your loved ones then a bit difficult to go outside now as the weather forecast predicts Christmas weekend storm to unfold with snow, wind and severe weather in central US. Many enthusiasts still venture out no matter what may be but not to worry for those who want to be warm inside their homes as you know you can even shop online. Also if you want some discounts, rebate, best deals and want to compare the prices of your gifts then here are the 17 best shopping apps for you to explore.
1. Shopkick (Android, iOS- Free App)
This addictive and rewarding app for local mall and participating store shoppers sends “kicks” whenever you visit stores, like Target, Walmart, Macy’s, Best Buy, American Eagle and more. Also get more kicks when you scan items or make a purchase. You can then redeem kicks for gift cards, discounts and other promotional items. Even earn kicks by inviting friends or linking a Mastercard or Visa credit card. In addition to its reward points system. Shopkick features a variety of deals and collections of products to provide you even more savings.
2. WikiBuy (Chrome, iOS- Free App)
If you want to compare the prices then Wikibuy is the best engine that sits neatly in the corner of your browser, scouring the web for the best possible deal based on which product you are looking at. While you shop on Amazon, Wikibuy gets better offers from other sellers like Walmart, Target, eBay, Jet, and others you might find with a Google search. Also get cash back at 2,000+ stores and automatically check coupons on supported sites. Within 15 seconds after you browse a product on Amazon, Wikibuy gives you a guaranteed offer – a delivery date, total price, and free shipping.
3. SnipSnap (Android, iOS- Free App)
This app has your personal savings assistant called Scout to help you find the best deals on almost any product. Snap a photo with the new Scout camera and it will automatically recognize the product you’re looking for. Get coupons, mobile rebates, best prices and even price-match opportunities. It’s the easiest way to save with this app. In addition to scanning your own coupons, you can share your coupons with friends and family or discover and download other coupon deals within the app. SnipSnap will even remind you of your coupons when you enter an applicable store or warn you when a coupon’s expiration date is approaching.
4. Key Ring (Android, iOS- Free App)
Key Ring boasts that you’ll never need to carry another coupon, loyalty or membership card again. You can scan or input their reward card numbers, which can then be displayed in-store or shared to friends and relatives. In addition to scanning cards, you can also access a treasure trove of coupons, weekly sales and other rewards. Other great features include a shopping list function, the ability to sign up to a growing list of rewards programs, and back up reward and membership card data to the cloud for cross-device syncing.
5. Shopami (Android, iOS- Free App)
Shopami is the free mobile shopping app for all your email offers, deals, coupons and promo codes. Get notified of deals and discounts you have from your favorite brands and stores while you’re out shopping and before they expire. Never miss a deal on the latest trends, must-have styles, and hottest sales. Shopami always gets you the best price by sending you a notification for the deals and discounts you have in your email while you’re in-store! Shopami is the go-to shopping app for deals from all your favorite brands.
6. TTPM (Android, iOS- Free App)
Now this app is for toy shopping. If you are interested in gifting kids some toys then sure to go with this app. You can scan a product’s bar code to look up reviews, price comparisons, and click-through links to major ecommerce sites. You can bookmark items at TTPM, check out trending products, and even create profiles for kids so you can separately track birthdays, gift ideas and more.
7. Flipp (Android, iOS- Free App)
Flipp App is a handy shopping companion, with the ability for shoppers to scan bar codes or search for an item to look up the best prices at top retailers and shops nationwide. Tag-based searching and also a sales tab also keep it easy for users to find and track the latest sales relevant to them, with daily updates on promos. You can even set a “SmartAlert” that notifies you of special deals that fit a particular profile for products that you’re looking for.
8. ScanLife (Android, iOS- Free App)
ScanLife lets you scan barcodes, QR codes or Microsoft Tags to quickly get your hands on a wealth of information useful to you. The app lets you look up online and storefront prices, as well as relevant price matching programs and product reviews. You can look up nutritional information, where available, as well as nearby locations carrying the same item. You can earn points for scanning items, and those points can be redeemed for gift cards.
9. ShopSavvy (Android, iOS- Free App)
With ShopSavvy you can get daily sales, deals, coupons, and cash back from your favorite online and local stores including: Macy’s, Kohl’s, Kmart, Nordstrom, Walmart, Target, Overstock, Best Buy, CVS, Walgreens, H&M, Forever 21, Express, Old Navy, Gap, Costco, Toys-R-Us, Newegg, Groupon, Steve Madden and more. You can scan barcodes to compare prices, find cash back retailers, and watch for price drops.
10. Purchx (Android, iOS- Free App)
Purchx is the ultimate product guide with over 3 million products reviewed and compared by you. Discover the best products, see reviews, and compare prices and features in dozens of categories including electronic, grocery, home, sporting goods, beauty, appliances, baby, skin care, and hair care. You can start by scanning one or more products in a store, searching for any product using this powerful search engine, or just browse in dozens of categories covering just about anything you can think of buying.
11. Gilt (Android, iOS- Free App)
Gilt offers you a variety of sales and special offers for designer goods such as apparel, bags, and jewelry. You can get up to 70% off on designer brands as well find something new each day. Deals are short-term, limited inventory offers, and there’s always something as brands bring up new deals for users. You can be notified of the latest sales, take advantage of mobile-only offers,
12. Hafta Have (iOS- Free App)
Featuring retailers like Urban Outfitters, Nordstrom Rack, Forever 21, Revolve, rag & bone, Club Monaco, DVF, Lulu’s, American Eagle, Bebe, Express, Paige Denim, Loft, Madewell, Puma and more you can tag the item by scanning the item’s barcode, and then Hafta Have will notify you when that must-have item goes on sale. Also you can scan tags in-store or browse a store’s website through the app to add items into your Hafta Have list, and once it’s on sale, you can buy it from the online store, through your phone, or in person. You can keep track of your wishlist, share sales with friends via social media or email also.
13. BuyVia (Android, iOS- FreeApp)
Another great price comparison option is BuyVia’s app, which combines mobile couponing, deal searches and price comparison features into a single app. Users can scan bar or QR codes to easily look up a product’s prices, as well as related deals, specs and reviews, with BuyVia look for the best prices from online and local retailers. You can also set the app to give you alerts when deals or price drops occur on items in your watch list.
14. Ebates (Android, iOS- Free App)
With Ebates app you can shop and save with online offers, coupons and promo codes this holiday season for more than 2,000 stores – all while earning Cash Back rewards! Ebates makes it fast and easy to shop online for the perfect holiday offers and sales. Browse hot deals, coupons or promo codes and click “Shop” to immediately activate your offers. There’s no rebates, no mail-in deals and no mileage tracking needed. Sign up for a free account and start earning up to 40% Cash Back! Plus, get a $10 bonus now when you make your first purchase through the app. Save more this holiday season with offers and deals available exclusively for Christmas and New Years.
15. Coupon Sherpa (Android, iOS- FreeApp)
Coupon Sherpa App provides you with hundreds of coupons from leading stores, malls and retailers, sorted either by location, favorites, brand or product category. There’s no coupon cutting or clipping necessary just show the coupon entry to the cashiers, and they’ll scan it in straight from your phone. Extras include a built-in store locator, favorites lists and easy social sharing options for telling your friends and family about great deals.
16. Shopular (Android, iOS- Free App)
Shopular sorts deals based on the stores closest to you, allowing you to quickly filter by proximity, and the app even brings you the latest deals when you enter a store or mall. In addition, users can filter their favorite stores or product categories. With coupons, deals and weekly offers from the likes of Target, Walmart, Macy’s and more, Shopular has something to offer to every shopper looking to save a few bucks. Earn up to 25% Cash Back when you shop online using the app.
17. SlickDeals (Android, iOS- Free App)
Slickdeals is the largest deal-sharing community on the Web. Millions of people regularly use the app for shopping and to share and rate the best deals and coupons for their favorite stores like Kohl’s, Walmart, and Macy’s. If there’s a deal, coupon, rebate, promo or freebie out there, this app have it on the frontpage. Since the app covers everything from electronics and clothing to groceries and local deals, there’s a good chance that you will get what you are looking for.
Some other shopping apps which already might know are RetailMeNot, Groupon, eBay, Amazon and of course winmenot. Now enjoy browsing the best for your shopping and share which app you found the best. Merry Christmas!