Get free shipping at these online retailers this Friday

Get free shipping at these online retailers this Friday

"Most retailers were capable of shipping orders in time for the holidays much later in the month, but shoppers were too concerned about on-time delivery and exorbitant shipping fees to place orders", according to the website created to market the promotional holiday.

Argos is renowned for having one of the best delivery networks in the game, so it should come as no surprise to hear that those wanting to purchase something in time for Christmas have up until 1 p.m. on December 24 to submit their order for home delivery.

Walmart offers free two-day shipping for orders over $35year round.

Same-day delivery, in particular, has been rapidly expanding over the past year or so.

Offers on Free Shipping Day may exclude over-sized or personalized items.

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Prior to Free Shipping Day, consumers tended to stop online shopping in early December, worrying that if they waited any longer their packages might not arrive on time.

UPS: Dec. 18 is the last day to ship UPS 3-Day Selection for delivery on Dec. 22. Barnes & Noble is offering 20 percent off any order of $50 or more.

Amazon continues to lead the way with its formidable fulfilment services and these timings and dates for last delivery, particularly on the Saturday and Sunday before Christmas day, are impressive and flexible. But you are at the mercy of inventory at the store.

Amazon's ambitious rollout of one- and same-day shipping ahead of Christmas will help it deliver on its enormous guidance for its fourth quarter. L.L. Bean offers free delivery year-round, but get that order in by Tuesday, Dec. 19, to be sure to get your purchases in time.

The e-commerce retailer announced that the move will be available to thousands of new cities across the the company and its customers gear themselves for the last-minute shopping frenzy that is approaching quickly.

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