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The Five Best Sites To Shop On Cyber Monday

November 20, 2012 6:10 AM

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Cyber Monday
Black Friday is associated with crazy start times, cold lines and pushy customers, but Cyber Monday is all about relaxing at home and shopping online the Monday after Thanksgiving. Cyber Monday has increased in notoriety in recent years, with spending reaching billions in consumer dollars. Because of added spending online, many companies are offering deals and promotions as added incentives to spend online for the Monday after Thanksgiving. Although most major stores will feature some sort of Cyber Monday online deal, there are some sites that stand apart from the pack for online shopping on Cyber Monday.
Zulily
www.zulily.com

zulily The Five Best Sites To Shop On Cyber Monday

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Zulily orders in bulk from vendors and has deals that typically last between 1 day to 72 hours. The result is an ever-changing website with deals and promotions to make each day visit to the site, a new experience in savings. Catering towards moms, dads, babies and kids; zulily has everything from home décor to Dad gear. Top brands, specialty products and novelty gifts make this site stand apart from the rest with high quality products at a fraction of the original retail price. Spreading the word through invitations via Facebook and Twitter will credit your zulily account with $20 as soon as the referred person makes their first purchase.

GameStop
www.gamestop.com

gamestop The Five Best Sites To Shop On Cyber Monday

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While big chain stores sometimes offer some pre-owned video games and gaming consoles, the collection at GameStop blows every other store away. They offer new and used video games, gaming consoles, toys, board games, collectibles, electronics and even refurbished cell phones. Deals change regularly but shoppers can expect free game offers with console bundle purchases, free pre-owned games with a purchase of a pre-owned game and huge discounts off of video game consoles. Check out their Facebook or Twitter for release information and offers on pre-orders and sales, or subscribe to their YouTube channel for new video uploads of the latest games.

Bluefly
www.bluefly.com

bluefly The Five Best Sites To Shop On Cyber Monday

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This site offers clothing and accessories for men, women and children. The designer labels are everything from Chanel and Christian Louboutin to Jimmy Choo and Fendi. There are regular deals on new items with up to 50-55% off and there are constant promotions offering things like free shipping or $40 off an order of $200 or more. Check them out on Facebook and Twitter to get up-to-date promotional deals for upcoming sales on the site.

Bare Necessities
www.barenecessities.com

bare nacessities The Five Best Sites To Shop On Cyber Monday

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Bare Necessities has the largest online selection of both men’s and women’s intimate apparel and underwear. They offer top brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein and even shaping undergarments from Spanx. Placing an order is simple, 24/7 and there is style fitting advice and help through their customer service number. There is a hassle-free return policy with a generous 60-day leeway, new brands and deals constantly being updated on the site and a Bare Plus feature that caters towards plus sizes. Deals are ever-changing but shoppers can expect “Buy one Get one 50% off” specials, “Buy 3 Panties Get 1 Free” specials, large percentages off the total purchase and free shipping and return specials in regular rotation.

Asos
www.us.asos.com

asos The Five Best Sites To Shop On Cyber Monday

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And lastly something you may not have thought of, shopping overseas. Asos is a U.K. company that deals solely online and makes shopping easy by accepting a variety of accepted currencies and free U.S. standard shipping with up to 6 day service for delivery and returns. All the prices listed are inclusive of duties and taxes without any surprises at checkout. Hundreds of new items are added each week with clothing, shoes and accessories for both men and women. What makes this sites stand apart from the rest are the features, like the ability to see what the clothes look like worn in pictures or through catwalk videos. Fashion news, competitions and sale alerts go out regularly via their Facebook and Twitter.For more great holiday gift ideas visit YourHolidayHints.CBSLocal.com!

Sara Lugardo is a Korean American who thrives in writing about Asian community news in Chicago. She has a Bachelor’s in Communication and is currently working on her Master’s. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.
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