Online Shopping Resources
Planning to buy holiday gifts online or through your smartphone this year? According to statistics available from the U.S. Census, online holiday shopping is becoming increasingly popular, with $30 billion in sales in 2009 alone.
Utah's Division of Consumer Protection recently released holiday online shopping tips, including the importance of researching the seller, keeping a paper trail of your online transactions, and making sure your antivirus software is up to date.
In addition to shopping safety tips, there are also tips from the Federal Trade Commission for finding the best deals online, including searching for product reviews and checking comparison shopping websites.