Digital News Report – Cyber Monday deals for 2011 will have plenty of discounted electronics, clothing, and free shipping offers. Here is an overview of some retailers early offerings and planned promotions. Some of the retailers are promoting weeklong sales with new offers every day, while others will not.
Walmart’s Online Cyber Sale
Walmart has started their Cyber Week long sales. They will add new items on sale every day. Addtionally, they are offering free shipping on items that are marked “home free” and the order totals of these items are $45 or more. Otherwise, free shipping is with items shipped to the store for pick-up. They have electronic deals, bicycles, clothing, and more on sale. Overall, Walmart is offering over 250 online-only Cyber Week specials. Their Online Cyber sale is going on from November 27, 2011 through December 2, 2011.
Some of the deals to be on the lookout for are a Toshiba 32-inch LCD HDTV on sale for only $249. The Xbox360 game console bundled with your choice of selected games plus a bonus of Halo Reach, Fable 3 and a 3-month Xbox Live Card for only $319. Danskin Now Women’s Velour Hoodie and Pant set is only $12. The Fuji Finepix AX330 14 megapixel digital camera bundle with a case and a 4GB card is only $59.
Target Cyber Week Sales
Target also began their week-long cyber online sales. At the very top of their website page, there is a link to all their cyber deals. It would be very likely that they will offer extra good discounts on Monday, but checking back everyday you might find some good deals all week.
Sears Cyber Monday
Sears kicked off their Customer Appreciation Sale. The retailer also has printable coupons on their website to use both online and in stores. For example, one coupon is giving $10 off any clothing, intimate apparel, and accessories of a purchase totaling $40 or more. (Valid 11/27/11 through 12/3/11).
You can save even more by getting free shipping on Sears orders using the coupon code ‘REALJOY’. This is for orders totaling $99 or more from items sold by Sears. If you ship your Sears order to a store you can get free to store shipping for any item sold by Sears without meeting a minimum order amount.
For the Sears Cyber Monday deals to look for the GE Power Pro X500 Digital Camera, which has 16 megapixels, a 15x optical zoom, and a 2.7-inch LCD display is $149.99, but you also get the GE C1233 12.4 megapixel, 3X optical zoom, with a 2.4-inch LCD display for FREE. (value at $59.99). There is a 7-inch ebook eReader on sale for $49.99 (save $20). The ebook reader uses Kobo Bookstore to buy and download books. The Maylong M-250 Universe tablet bundled with the KM-200 keyboard and case is only $99.99 (save $64). Sears Cyber Monday deals are going to be available starting at 5 pm CT on November 27, 2011 at www.sears.com/cyber.
Kmart is offering double Bonus Points for Shop Your Way Rewards program. This offer is going on now through November 30, 2011. Excluded from the double rewards are washers, dryers, stoves, refrigerators, freezers, and over-the-range microwave ovens. The sales tax is not counted toward the rewards. There may be other exclusions and rules that apply.
If you sign up for Kmart Layaway, you could get up to a $10 eGift Card with qualifying contract. The customer must be a Shop Your Way Rewards bonus member and the Kmart Layaway contract must be opened between November 16, 2011 and November 27, 2011. You can make layaway payments online at their website, and you can schedule a time to pick-up your merchandise to save time. The eGift Card helps to offset the charges to use the layaway program.
Amazon’s Cyber Deals
Amazon.com is continuing their sales with Cyber Monday likely to have extra good deals. Amazon has been having Black Friday daily deals going on for almost the whole month of November. However, with the extra competition, extra good deals are likely for this week. There are limited quantities and times that the deals go on. In order to get free shipping, you might want to have your shopping items planned out for the things that you want to buy, because there is a limited time to make your payment after getting the lightning deal offer.
Buy.com is another shopping location to find discounted buys. There is a lot more than just electronics and computers. Now, this retailer has items in all kinds of departments, such as kitchen appliances, home and garden, clothing, and more.
Cyber Monday also will tie-in with mail-order catalog companies. With the Internet, they will be offering extra good sales during this cyber-week. If you have a favorite company that you shop with, check out what they are offering.
Old Navy, Gap and more
Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic, and Athleta are offering 30 percent off of the purchase online only. Piperlime.com is offering 20 percent off. Use the code ‘HUGECYBER’ during checkout. The deals are going on now and ends on 11/28. At Old Navy, there are plenty of fleece and flannel clothing on sale. They have a variety of slippers, beanie hats, and gloves on sale.
These are just a few of the Cyber Monday Deals that are going on. If you have a specific item in mind, you can use search for the item pricing in advance, so you will know if you are getting a good buy or if it is just a regular everyday price. Making a list of items that you want to get for gifts can help you plan for the free shipping offers that often have a minimum purchase requirement. If you avoid the shipping charges, you can often save even more.
By: Victoria Brown