Cyber Monday 2012: The best deals

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SEATTLE - Bye-bye Black Friday. So long Small Business Saturday. Now, it's Cyber Monday's turn.

 

Cyber Monday, coined in 2005 by a shopping trade group that noticed online sales spiked on the Monday following Thanksgiving, is the next in a series of days that stores are counting on to jumpstart the holiday shopping season.

 

It's estimated that this year's Cyber Monday will be the biggest online shopping day of the year for the third year in a row: According to research firm comScore, Americans are expected to spend $1.5 billion, up 20 percent from last year on Cyber Monday, as retailers have ramped up their deals to get shoppers to click on their websites.

 

Amazon.com, which started its Cyber Monday deals at midnight on Monday, is offering as much as 60 percent off a Panasonic VIERA 55-inch TV that's usually priced higher than $1,000.

 

Sears is offering $430 off a Maytag washer and dryer, each on sale for $399.

 

Kmart is offering 75 percent off all of its diamond earrings and $60 off a 12-in-1 multigame table on sale for $89.99.

 

eBay's Cyber Monday deals last through Dec. 2.

 

Geeks.com is offering up to 70% off of hundreds of electronic items.

 

Whether you are looking for jewelry, electronics or clothes, the daily deal sites have a plethora of both local bargains and online deals. 

 

 Everything on Coldwater Creek's site is 50% off with free shipping.

 

Entertainment Books are discounted to $25 with free shipping. 

 

The Alaska Airlines Cyber Monday sale features extremely low fares, including a $59 one-way fare from Seattle to San Francisco.

 

The Microsoft Store has deals on PCs, software, games and accessories.

 

Local company Alki Apparel is offering 70% off with coupon code "AlkiCyber" at checkout. 

 

Seattle t-shirt retailer Desteenation is offering 25% off all merchandise until Wednesday. Use code BACK25.


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