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TMCNet:  Tech and Clothing Trending as Popular as Traditional Valentine's Day Gifts at FatWallet

[February 04, 2013]

Tech and Clothing Trending as Popular as Traditional Valentine's Day Gifts at FatWallet

BELOIT, Wis., Feb 04, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- via PRWEB - FatWallet.com expects Valentine's Day shoppers to continue to choose a wider variety of gifts in 2013. Since 2010, the trend for shoppers to purchase tech and clothing items in February leading up to Valentine's Day has increased by more than 38% on retail sales made through FatWallet. For the same time period, candy and flowers showed a more modest increase in sales at 18%.

"As Valentine's Day continues to grow as a shopping holiday, there will always be a place for traditional gifts," states FatWallet spokesperson Brent Shelton. "We also realize that new tech and fashion are now just as personable and practical for gift giving, so we make sure our shoppers have the best opportunities to save on all their gift choices." Two of the hottest tech trends for gifts are smartphones and tablets. FatWallet offers easy access to many of top selling cell phones like Samsung's Galaxy S III and HTC's EVO 4G LTE which include additional savings up to $95 in cash back from Sprint, Verizon and other mobile carriers. Shoppers will find smart savings with exclusive coupons and free shipping offers on the latest tablets and accessories. In addition, FatWallet's seasonal Valentine's Deals promotion features deep discounts on jewelry, watches and chocolate from dozens of top retail stores, all in one convenient online destination, including cash back rewards and smart last minute gift ideas on travel packages and flowers.

About FatWallet: As the preferred online shopping resource for millions of smart consumers and home of the best Black Friday deals, FatWallet.com works closely with 1,500+ retailers like HP, Newegg, Walmart and Amazon to publish special offers, discounts, coupon codes and Cash Back rewards to its members. The much celebrated FatWallet forums represent the pulse of an evolving online marketplace where smart consumers gather to share and learn. FatWallet is owned by Performance Marketing Brands (PMB) who owns and operates the world's most rewarding shopping programs. Through its family of distinct websites and reward programs, Ebates.com, Ebates Canada, FatWallet, OneReceipt, Pushpins and AnyCoupons.com, PMB users can get a great deal and earn money back every time they shop. PMB shoppers are expected to spend over $2 billion through PMB's websites and shopping programs in 2013. To learn more, visit http://www.performancemarketingbrands.com.

This article was originally distributed on PRWeb. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.prweb.com/releases/fatwallet/valentines-deals/prweb10387038.htm CONTACT: FatWallet Brent Shelton brent.shelton@fatwallet.com 888-634-0098 236 http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/ti nf=MTMjMTAwMjA0MzcjMjQzMTk=

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