Today is Free Shipping Day; 840 stores involved

Posted at 12:52 PM, Dec 15, 2015

Sometimes it pays to wait until the last minute.

On Friday, Dec. 18, more than 840 participating retailers will offer free shipping, no minimum purchase required.  Walmart, Target, Cabela’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods and DSW Shoe Warehouse are a few of our favorites.

See the full list of participating stores at

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Most retailers are also offering deals or discounts, which will be revealed on at 12:01 a.m. EST.

Purchases made on Free Shipping Day are guaranteed to arrive by Christmas Eve.

According to a Gallup poll, Americans plan to spend an average of $830 on Christmas gifts this year, compared to $720 in 2014. Much of the spending will be done online. 

Thanksgiving weekend shopping reports estimate that $102 million was spent in stores, and a whopping $103 million spent online

Happy shopping!