Thursday, June 25, 2015
Code Scanner Apps Will Save You Money
Presently, most consumers frequently shop on the internet. Websites like eBay, Amazon, Target, and Wal-Mart help us find the best deals with just a click or a swipe. This ecommerce shopping is an excellent experience offering fast shipping, low prices, and diverse selections.
With that being said, we can still find ourselves shopping in physical stores from time to time. Sometimes we may need to get a product immediately or we want to physically touch it before we buy. Can you still get competitive internet pricing in a physical store? The answer is yes!
When shopping in retail stores, code scanner apps should be your weapon of choice. These apps can help you compare prices with multiple stores. When you find an item that you want to purchase, scan the bar code with the app on your smartphone. The code scanner app will give you prices for that same item on all of the different websites throughout the internet. If you find a cheaper price, ask a store representative if they price match. Many retail stores are willing to price match with a major competitor (eBay and Amazon are normally excluded). If they do price match, show them the cheaper price at the register and they will apply your discount. My girlfriend and I recently did this with some printer ink and saved about $8 bucks at the register.
There are many free code scanner apps available for you to download. I use the AT&T code scanner app and it works very well. So my advice to you is scan, be happy, and go home with a few more dollars in your pocket.