March Shopping Madness: Vote Now in the Semifinals!
Our readers have voted and the final four retailers in DealNews' March Shopping Madness competition have been picked. Online behemoth Amazon will square off against the world's biggest retail chain Walmart, while Target will try to put an end to Newegg's seemingly unstoppable winning streak.
Now it's up to you to pick our final two teams. Who will make it to the championship game for a chance at DealNews glory? Vote now and your picks will decide who advances to the final round!
Amazon (#1 seed) vs. Walmart (#5 seed)
This semifinal will be, in a word, insane. It's the matchup we've all wanted to see. Online powerhouse Amazon will take on the biggest brick-and-mortar in retailer history, the one and only Walmart. After effortlessly trouncing Groupon with eight times as many votes, the top-seeded Amazon now faces its most threatening rival.
Meanwhile, fifth-seeded Walmart, which barely managed to end 13th-seeded Kohl's semifinal aspirations, needs to regroup if it wants to oust Amazon from the tournament. This battle will pit student against teacher, new versus old, digital versus brick-and-mortar. Vote now to see who makes it to the final.
Target (#7 seed) vs. Newegg (#3 seed)
Seventh-seeded Target pulled a major upset in our last round of matches as it toppled second-seeded eBay, but the win was anything but easy for Target, which struggled to advance by just 11 votes. Third-seeded Newegg, on the other hand, has been a quiet, but extremely deadly rival sending sixth-seeded Best Buy home with more than twice as many votes as its opponent. It's the third game Newegg has won by such a wide margin, which makes it a likely contender for the final match.
Readers, the final four have been picked and now we're relying on you to once again cast your votes to see which two retailers will make it to the championship game.