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Facebook adds a gift store

BY Marianne Wilson

New York — Facebook has added a new service, called Gifts, which allows Facebook users in the United States to buy gifts for their friends on the social media platform. The new feature, rolled out just in time for the holiday shopping season, has the potential to give Facebook an ongoing supply of valuable personal information.

To power the Gifts service, Facebook rented a warehouse in South Dakota and created its own software to track inventory and shipping, according to the New York Times. The company did not disclose how much it earns from each purchase made through Gifts.

One of the appeals of Facebook Gifts is the ease of making a purchase. Facebook users are urged to buy a present via a gift-box icon that pops up for Facebook friends on their birthdays. Users can choose from an array of products, ranging from cup cakes and chocolate to magazine subscriptions and clothing. They are asked to choose a greeting card and to provide a credit card details.

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Walmart and Toys ‘R’ Us most talked about brands on Facebook on Black Friday

BY Marianne Wilson

New York — Facebook said referral traffic to retail sites from Facebook on Cyber Monday increased 240%, compared to average referral traffic for the last several Mondays.

Among U.S. retailers, Walmart, Toys “R” Us, Macy’s, Amazon and Converse were the five most talked-about brands on Black Friday, according to Facebook’s People Talking About metric.

The biggest increases in referral traffic was experienced by Harry & David’s, up 11,425%, 1-800-Flowers (5,477%) Finish Line, (1,213%) Coldwater Creek (1,084%) and American Girl (695%).

As consumers hunted for the best Black Friday deals, the malls most checked-in to in the U.S. via Facebook were: Westfield Valley Fair, Santa Clara, Calif.; Bellevue Square, Bellevue, Wash.; Westfield Brandon, Brandon, Fla.; Westfield MainPlace, Santa Ana, Calif.; and Westfield Annapolis, Annapolis, Md.

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New Denny’s in Las Vegas has in-house wedding chapel

BY Staff Writer

Las Vegas — Denny has opened a flagship diner, called "Denny’s on Fremont," on Freemont Street in downtown Las Vegas. Among other attractions, the one-of-a-kind diner: boasts an in-house wedding chapel.

The restaurant features a selection of menu items available only at this location – including a bacon-flavored martini coined the "Bakontini" and an Elvis-inspired "King Stack" featuring peanut butter, bananas and bacon with fluffy buttermilk pancakes. Patrons can also document the trip at the store’s interactive photo booth where they can take fun photos with quintessential Vegas props, then share them instantly on their Facebook or Twitter accounts through integrated social technology.

"The diner is the original social network where the community gathers to share and connect, so we wanted to create a space that reflected that spirit," said Frances Allen, Denny’s chief marketing officer. "From the weaving yellow bands on the exterior of the diner to the interactive sensory experiences, this is a place that visitors will not soon forget."

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P.Morris says:
Oct-19-2013 09:53 am

Who says there are no deals anymore? Next year, when in Sin City, you will be able to combine a low-cost wedding with a low-coast pancake feast. Yes, the Sin City Denny's Marriage Chapel is arriving at a Sin City near you. How often have you wanted more information on the best way to find a payday loan.

I.D says:
Oct-19-2013 05:09 am

Denny's restaurant is one of the romantic restaurants in Las Vegas. The Denny's restaurant chain opened a new diner in Las Vegas with a wedding chapel in its center. There you can combine an inexpensive wedding with a cheap -- well, affordable -- breakfast.

S.U says:
Sep-13-2013 08:32 pm

The down-turned economy has created tight-wads out of many free-spenders. That is true even in Sin City, because what you save in Vegas... stays in your pocketbook. At the Denny’s Marriage Chapel, opening next season, you can tie the knot and have your wedding cake with syrup on it, too. What a deal. An installment loan may be all you need for breakfast and a wedding.

S.U says:
Sep-13-2013 08:32 pm

The down-turned economy has created tight-wads out of many free-spenders. That is true even in Sin City, because what you save in Vegas... stays in your pocketbook. At the Denny’s Marriage Chapel, opening next season, you can tie the knot and have your wedding cake with syrup on it, too. What a deal. An installment loan may be all you need for breakfast and a wedding.

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