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iPhone Apps that Will make Shopping a Delightful Experience for You

The iPhone is a versatile mobile phone that can be put to innumerable uses with the help of applications embedded or downloaded into it. Such smartphones are increasingly becoming popular and more people are buying and using them day by day. It has great potential in the marketing and sales of innumerable products and services. The buying experience has been greatly enhanced by the online virtual stores for techie customers. Dedicated applications have become handy to maximise and simplify the shopping experience. Here are some useful shopping apps that can be of real advantage to you.

TGI Black Friday

This free app allows you to plan your shopping. It’s possible to view the updated Black Friday ads and use the downloadable PDF Ad scans. Helps you, the customer, to shop online for things that  are on offer sometimes even before Black Friday.

Coupon Sherpa

Use this free application on your iPhone to save money. As a coupon aggregating application the Coupon Sherpa is able to combine all online grocery coupons, printable coupons and mobile coupons. Get started with comprehensive coupon shopping and discover exclusive offers. No hassles of saving coupon clips. You can also shop for coupons  area wise. This app gives results category wise too and helps locate your local supermarket with the best offers.


This app which is available free on iTunes has navigational capability as it can give you an interactive map of the mall downloaded. Guide yourself with this app to the many stores, restaurants or rest-rooms without GPS or WiFi. You can locate your parked car after shopping too. You can add a photo or video, review and share it. This app gives you the freedom of shopping.

Amazon Mobile

An app that is available free on iTunes provided by the largest online shopping place, you are at advantage to shop. Using Amazon Mobile’s simple but elegant  interface you can quick search, compare prices, read reviews, shop & purchase on the site. It has helpful  features to scan bar-codes, type search, take a photo to check availability and prices or even check customer ratings.


With this app you can take a snap of the barcode and you’ll get price comparisons and reviews of the product. Scandit is probably one of the reliable barcode scanning apps and a recent one. It also has one of the most comprehensive product lists.


Use this free app from iTunes to check up participating locations and walk into to get rewarded. Stores like Best Buy, Macy’s, Old Navy, etc. who partner here will reward you with “kicks”. Link your credit card and use it to get “kicks”. Accumulate these and turn them into store or iTunes gift cards, movie tickets, restaurant vouchers, etc. You can donate too, to charities.


The Giftmeister app gives useful gift advice, enables search in 150,000 products on the database. You can select by brand, product, lifestyle categories, gender and age. Set a price drop notification for purchase of a gift or article and you’ll be benefited. This mobile app, free at iTunes, which is a online social shopping service, helps consumers find easily consumer electronic gifts. Using the gift carousel you can narrow down your options and to whom you are gifting to, from both online and brick and mortar retailers. The variety and results are impressive.


This app features deals you can get in over 500 cities and eleven fiefdoms across the globe. Download the Groupon app for free and explore deals and offers. Find holiday gifts, vacation getaways, read reviews and Daily Deal providers. Fill in your country and city and find all types of products and services in your locality. You can select by categories to clinch a bargain and save money.

Sale Locator

This Sale Locator app is available free on iTunes. It uses the phone’s GPS to exactly show the in-store sales closest to you. Browse on the read list or interactive map. Explore by sales in your area or for current holidays over 20 plus categories, with directions to the location and share the information by email, Twitter or Facebook. Save individual products to your wish-list.

Author Bio:- Dinesh VK is an internet analyst, who is keen in observing Broadband providers in UK. Also he enjoys to compare broadband service and their marketing strategies followed in different countries across the globe.

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