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Holiday and Black Friday Shopping Deals

Free Holiday Shipping offers free shipping for all Black Friday shoppers as well as free two day shipping.  For students, free two-day is offered for an entire year with registration to their Amazon Prime program.  For more information on Black Friday Amazon deals, read the article in the Christian Science Monitor, Amazon Black Friday 2010:  Great Deals, Better Extras.

Free Shipping Day

If you can wait, free shipping day, yes, there is an actual day devoted to free shipping, is a few weeks away, Dec. 17th. lists individual store offers for free shipping. 

Buyer Beware

Free shipping sounds like a deal, but is it?  Make sure you are getting the best deal for your money and are not simply lured to an online shopping site by what appears to be a good deal.  For consumer tips on how to evaluate Holiday shipping deals, read Holiday Free Shipping, the Fine Print Exposed.

Mobile Black Friday

Dealmap offers a mobile phone app if you want to map out your Black Friday Deals in advance.  For more information see TechCrunch's article, Want a Mobile View of Black Friday Deals?  There's an App for That. 

Non-Traditional Black Friday Deals

The New York Times money blog, Bucks, provides information on non-traditional shopping deals, such as purchasing a car or a vacation package, to be made on Black Friday in, Non-Traditional Black Friday Deals.

Submitted by Jenny Zook, Reference Librarian on November 24, 2010

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