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-- holiday sales are talking about holiday shopping today a big reason FedEx is doing well today officially kicks off the holiday shopping season.
So here with a look at this year's hottest toys for your kids or grandkids.
Is trade botch trained by senior editor for retail -- not -- thanks for coming on the show today -- really appreciate it.
I'm gonna get to these toys in just -- -- but or let's talk about.
Or in the real world.
Either way Toys 'R' Us target -- -- they have in store option in the online -- those of the two big retailers for toys so either -- whatever prices -- -- and -- place yeah I mean what's happening now there's sort of this -- channel approach for retailers have an online arm in the sales are are pretty well you know across the board pretty even so whatever works for you what you like some people like to touch and feel sometimes people like to sit home their pajamas -- depends on what.
You like everyone until I get well I -- -- -- there's -- Fergie here and there's that power ranger and I -- It's like 1985 all over again what's going on here with the hottest toys in and what is it about these toys and makes them so popular it's -- -- retro and in this.
Happening across the board with toys I was shocked to see how many we're making a resurgence and even.
You know here we have this Atari game which plays with your iPad so here you are with this modern device -- -- playing an old school guest -- that.
Defer -- Cabbage Patch Kids.
And Power Rangers teenage mutant ninja turtles are all making -- think it's something that.
It's you know missed all that we wanna go back and visit our own childhoods we're buying things for our cats what I wondered is -- -- more about mom and dad.
That is about -- yeah I'm likely but all these things and I was a candidate sort of it's fun to have them here again.
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About tech gaps for that -- The defense is really important people could really save a lot of money if they do a little planning if they have good information.
Start me up with red laser what does that -- I love red laser it's a mobile -- it's free for iPhone and android and when it doesn't.
Price price comparison site actually so.
You can go when you can say you know looking good TV.
Where can I find it and it'll let you know what the retailers to have the lower prices on that particular item so -- making more informed decisions when you're shopping.
Can -- scan it in store.
Sometimes you can it depends the technology is just making its way and so most of the stores are getting up to speed on that so but it won't be a 100% now you have your -- -- right now the retail -- not -- at -- yes we tell me not dot -- happen is for when you're out about shopping you're looking for coupons a lot of them are are in store that you can -- right there at the register.
We have a brand new iPhone -- that -- really excited about because when you walk into your favorite mall.
You'll be alerted to all sorts of deals that are available in that mall and you can turn the mafia can turn them back on.
You know they may say old -- 30% -- you can use it right at the -- so that's pretty cool you're you're very well informed by your shopping about -- -- that's another went out there yeah also coupons.
No -- -- it's actually computer -- that it helps organize your gift ideas of shopping ideas you can.
Share your little clip boards with specific items with friends by social media he.
You can also set a high -- so it's a great way to be informed shopper and it's right at home on your desktop I love those -- out -- over prices here for a second so the Kirby.
It's now 54 dollars -- it wasn't that much that I share it was not yeah I was a little shocked at the price but he has a lot more bells and whistles now he dances he talks C.
He engages with you.
-- -- -- -- I can -- quiet at the moment.
I'm but you know yet the prices there because the technology has eyes are LEDs and he can actually track -- around the rooms and he does the lobby where -- out.
Eternal is twelve -- nine to thirteen bucks.
I think you don't have a lot of money in your budget for the toys yeah it makes big impact right yeah and that in the kids love the -- they're watching on TV as well -- collecting them they're playing with their friends so that's a really inexpensive ones now the Atari you have to bring your Ryan.
-- -- iPad but it's sixty bucks so yeah most expensive thing here yeah I was shocked at the cabbage patch doll almost 45 dollars.
Yes exactly this is a new baby lines they have lots of different babies available but I think you know.
It's gonna cause that same kind collecting -- again that happened to us when we're younger so you know it's it's interesting that these are all coming back and and making a play for the towards again -- -- the last word here figure out there in your shopping for -- heads what what do you what do you need to know with the best bit of advice you give us.
Just in for consumers in general never take a price at face value.
Do your homework used price comparison sites and apps look for those retailers with a lower prices and then try to find coupons because there -- a lot of savings out there available for every one.
Did -- take an extra minute.
Find that lowest price in the determine in my -- shop online minor shopping store look for that lowest price -- that thank -- appreciate it my pleasure.
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