Procrastinators unite. Scores of American retailers are participating in Free Shipping Friday, waiving charges for online purchases, with most promising two-day shipping.
Here's a partial list of participants: Cabela's, Sierra Trading Post, Land's End, Target, 1-800-Flowers, Nordstrom, JC Penney, Bloomingdales, Chico's, LL Bean, T.J. Maxx, Timberland, Danskin, Keurig and J. Crew. You can see the full list and links at freeshippingday.com
According to Time magazine, nearly 1,000 retailers are participating in Friday's free shipping day. To participate, an e-retailer must "offer free shipping with no minimum purchase on Dec. 18 with delivery by Christmas Eve. Time reports Free Shipping Day is best for small orders, waiving minimum-purchase requirements.