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    Get The Same Item for a Different Price Using Image Search

    It's so easy these days to compare prices online and find a better deal somewhere else. But there's a little secret you may not know that could save you big bucks. (Published Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017)

    It's so easy these days to compare prices online and find a better deal somewhere else. But there's a little secret you may not know that could save you big bucks.

    Sometimes the same product has several different names, and Google Image Search can really pay off.

    We first found a dining set on Joss and Main for $399.99. Google Image Search shows a set with the same photo on sale on Wayfair for $363. It had a different name, but the same photo.

    Walmart even had it online for $348 with yet another name.

    Domino's Pizza Launches Outdoor Delivery

    [DFW] Domino's Pizza Launches Outdoor Delivery

    Domino's Pizza is tweaking its home delivery service for those times you're not at home.
    After years of delivery right to your doorstep, Domino's drivers will now deliver to outdoor locations.
    That includes beaches, parks, landmarks, and other outdoor locations across the country.
    Domino's says its drivers will deliver to 150-thousand locations from the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, to the "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign.
    The locations are now active and show up in the company's app or website as "Domino's Hotspots."
    Customers pre-pay for their orders, select a location, and your pizza is on the way.
    Previously, Domino's delivered to offbeat locations, but, the new service sets up designated drop off points.
    The service was tested last fall in Miami before being rolled out nationwide.

    (Published Monday, April 16, 2018)

    In a different case, we found a sofa listed for $259.99 on Birch Lane.

    We found the same image down for $241 on Wayfair but found it even cheaper still on Joss and Main at just under $230.

    Joss and Main, Wayfair and Birch Lane are all owned by the same company.

    Retail expert Nicole Reyhle explains that companies get one product and might adjust the price differently across its different brands. They may even change the names just in case you comparison shop, even though many of us don't.

    "We are influenced by a variety of factors, and that influence ultimately drives us to purchase," Reyhle said.

    The companies know that too, and might show you an advertisement at another one of their brands at the lower price to make you jump up and buy.

    Canada Lawmakers Hold Moment of Silence

    [DFW] Canada Lawmakers Hold Moment of Silence

    Canadian lawmakers wore hockey jerseys on Monday to honor the victims and their families of that tragic bus crash in Canada that killed 16 people.
    The bus was carrying the junior league Humboldt hockey team to a game when a tractor-trailer slammed into the bus.
    Sixteen were killed and thirteen people were injured in the crash.
    Today's remembrance was one of a number of events that honored the team and their families.
    Earlier the lawmakers honored Rusty Staub, a major leaguer who played for the Montreal Expos and the New York Mets.

    (Published Monday, April 16, 2018)

    "As a consumer, if you look for something and then you wait, you typically will find something pop up in the near future that often drives the price lower than what you originally saw it, because that's their call to action for you to hit purchase," Reyhle said.

    If you ditch the words and search the photos, it's a quick and easy way to get the same item with a different name for a lot less.


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