6 Money-Saving Shopping Apps

There are dozens, if not hundreds, of shopping apps. These are some of the best. They include a shopping social network and a quick way to browse hundreds of sale catalogs.

So many discounts, so little time to find them. But the same might be said for apps intended to help you save both money and time.

There are a lot of them, and we’ve covered our fair share.

U.S. News and World Report recently compiled another list of deal-finding apps, and we saw some interesting suggestions we haven’t heard before. Check these out:

  • Favado. “This app gathers coupons and sales from more than 65,000 grocery and drugstores,” U.S. News says, and then helps you build a custom shopping list for multiple local stores. It’s available for Android and Apple devices.
  • Brad’s Deals. This app helps you sift through hundreds of deals, save the ones you like, and provides instructions on how to claim them along with the expiration date. The site of the same name also recently released a Black Friday app. Both are for Apple devices.
  • SaleSorter. A real-time sale database helps you find current sales, even while you’re walking around the mall. It’s for Apple devices.
  • Catalog Spree. This app dumps the contents of brand catalogs into a database that’s easy to browse. It can also suggest gifts for friends and family, U.S. News says. The app is for Apple devices, but there’s a Web version too.
  • BuyVia. Pro shoppers help curate a list of online and in-store deals. It also has barcode-scanning and sale alert capabilities. It’s available for Apple and Android devices.
  • Mashalot. This is basically a social network for shoppers. Users swap shopping stories and tell each other what to buy and what to skip in categories including beauty, entertainment, travel, and groceries. The app is for Apple devices, but you can browse the website too.

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  • John Hughes

    Odd how Android has 80% of the smart phone market, yet app developers have not figured it out. Like out of these 6, 4 are iPhone only. Or maybe the reporter has an iPhone and is biased.

    • ghortej

      Despite the smaller marketshare, iOS users buy more apps than Android users. So most developers target iOS first.

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