Apple\’s iBeacon transmitter, which was announced in June, is being tested in some Macy\’s stores. The shopBeacon transmitter notifies users of sales and bargains as they walk past items they might like.
Yes, really. There\’s even an app for that.
The long weekend is fast-becoming a highlight for shoppers, as retailers offer deep discounts rivaling deals on Black Friday. The holiday honoring the nation\’s commanders in chief is now second only to Labor Day in sales.