• Jace Shoemaker-Galloway

Free Shipping Day: Retailers offer free shipping on last-minute gifts

If you are still have some last-minute Christmas shopping to do, you're in luck! On the heels of a super successful Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Green Monday, today is Free Shipping Day!

The annual one-day online sale extravaganza is the perfect opportunity for last minute holiday shoppers to order those special gifts online with no shipping charges.Free Shipping Day was created by entrepreneur Luke Knowles and his wife back in 2008. Since its inception, more and more retailers participate in the annual event. And if you think Free Shipping Day isn’t a ginormous hit, think again! Shoppers spent over $1 billion on Free Shipping Day in 2011!

This year, more than 900 merchants will participate in Free Shipping Day by offering free shipping with delivery guaranteed by Christmas Eve if you live in the contiguous United States – with no additional fees! And some retailers will also be offering other steals-and-deals as well.

Why fight the crowds and lousy weather when you can purchase those last-minute holiday gifts from the comfort of your own home? Whether you are looking for computers, electronics, handy-dandy gadgets, games, apparel, jewelry or things for the house, chances are pretty good you will be able to find it online. Plus, having those holiday gifts delivered to your home at no cost, is a no-brainer! Happy shopping!