Cyber Monday, the first Monday after Thanksgiving, is one of the busiest online shopping days of the year, and 2012 will be no exception. Retailers are offering up major deals for online shoppers, some rivaling those offered on Black Friday. While many ads are being kept secret until the Black Friday madness is over, some retailers are giving consumers a sneak peek at their outstanding deals. Here is a look at some of the very best deals of Cyber Monday 2012 and how you can get your hands on the merchandise you want most.

Kmart
One retailer offering some seriously attractive deals this year for Cyber Monday is Kmart. Some of the amazing deals include 75% off all diamond earrings, footwear at buy one pair get the second pair half off and an artificial mixed-pine pre-lit Christmas tree with 500 lights at 50% off the original price. Other great deals include 50% off select outdoor Christmas decorations, a 19-inch LED Proscan TV/DVD set for just $119 and a 12-in-one game table for $89, which equals $60 in savings. With deals like these, Kmart is sure to be busy this Cyber Monday. Its sale begins on Nov. 25, 2012 at midnight and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 27, 2012.

Best Buy
Best Buy is also offering up some decent deals for Cyber Monday. From now until Jan. 2, 2013, Best Buy will be offering free shipping on everything on its website and requires no minimum purchase limit. This is sure to be a huge draw on Cyber Monday with so many consumers making purchases over the Internet. Best Buy is also giving consumers a $20 Best Buy gift card with the purchase of a computer and qualifying printer.

Guess
While big box stores such as Kmart and Best Buy are expected to have great deals on Cyber Monday, there are plenty of fashion retailers offering impressive sales as well. One such retailer is Guess. According to refinery29.com, Guess is offering 30% off of its merchandise on Cyber Monday, and select products are discounted up to 50% off. Guess could be a big draw this Cyber Monday for fashion-conscious shoppers looking to get their holiday shopping done early.

Amazon
Amazon will be a huge draw on Cyber Monday, and it has begun giving some of its subscribers a peek of what items will be going on sale for its big sale. Some of the highly-attractive offers include a Samsung 32-inch 720p HDTV for just $247.99, a Canon PowerShot A1300 16 megapixel digital camera for $120.96 and a Samsung 11.6-inch Chromebook for $249.

Other great offers that will be sure to appeal to parents of young children include the highly popular LeapFrog LeapPad Explorer Learning Tablet for just $59.99, which is 40% off the original cost, and the Crayola Light Designer for $39.95. With offers like these, Amazon is going to be very busy on Monday.

The Bottom Line
Cyber Monday is projected to be a very busy and productive day for many major retailers. While many big box stores are keeping their Cyber Monday deals a secret for now, they won't be able to contain their ads much longer. Stores to keep an eye out for, other than those identified here, include Walmart, Target and HH Gregg. When it comes to Cyber Monday savings, you will want to peruse the ads as soon as they are released, and act fast before items are sold out.

Related Articles
  1. Budgeting

    The Honest Company Bundles Review: Are They Worth It?

    Learn more about The Honest Company and its bundle subscription services, which deliver discounted diapers, formula and other baby products to your doorstep.
  2. Budgeting

    Bark Box Review: Is It Worth It?

    Find out if BarkBox, the leading e-commerce subscription service for monthly doggie surprise boxes of treats and toys, is worth all the hype.
  3. Budgeting

    Blue Apron Review: Is It Worth It?

    Read about one of the top meal-kit delivery services in the United States, and learn more about what it offers and how much it costs.
  4. Investing News

    3 Amazon Business Segments to Watch in 2016

    We'll look at three divisions of Amazon that are likely to perform well in 2016.
  5. Stock Analysis

    JCPenney's Path To Profitability (JCP)

    Learn about what J.C. Penney's management team has been doing to profitably grow its business as the company recovers from years of revenue declines.
  6. Stock Analysis

    3 Chip Makers Betting on the Drone Industry in 2016 (INTC, QCOM)

    Find out which of the big chip makers are betting heavily on a burgeoning consumer drone market that could be the next big wave in consumer electronics.
  7. Home & Auto

    The Latest Airbag Recalls: What to Do

    The latest warnings are from Honda/Acura and Dodge. How to look up your car – and what to do if you find it on the recall list.
  8. Economics

    What is a Complement?

    A good or service that’s used in conjunction with another good or service is a complement.
  9. Investing News

    Super Savings for Your Super Bowl Party? Bet on It

    Prices for wings, avocados and TVs are all coming down, which will make your Super Bowl 50 festivities less costly.
  10. Budgeting

    Bespoke Post Review: Is It Worth It?

    Find out if Bespoke Post, the fast-growing, e-commerce subscription service for men's lifestyle and grooming products, is worth all of the hype in this review.
RELATED FAQS
  1. How does a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) affect my salary?

    Some companies build salary adjustments into their compensation structures to offset the effects of inflation on their employees. ... Read Full Answer >>
  2. Does QVC accept debit cards?

    QVC accepts debit card payments as one of its many payment options. The company, which is the world’s leading video and e-commerce ... Read Full Answer >>
  3. Where can you buy NetSpend reload packs?

    You can only purchase NetSpend reload packs at Giant Eagle, Albertsons, Roundy's and Pathmark supermarkets. NetSpend cards ... Read Full Answer >>
  4. Does QVC charge sales tax?

    QVC, an American TV network, is registered with states to collect sales or use tax on taxable items. QVC is also required ... Read Full Answer >>
  5. Can you pay off a Walmart credit card in store? (WMT)

    Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) allows multiple payment options for its credit cards, including in-store payments. The ... Read Full Answer >>
  6. Does Walmart take international credit cards?

    Foreign visitors to Walmart locations in the United States can use their credit cards issued by banks outside of the U.S. ... Read Full Answer >>
Hot Definitions
  1. Black Swan

    An event or occurrence that deviates beyond what is normally expected of a situation and that would be extremely difficult ...
  2. Inverted Yield Curve

    An interest rate environment in which long-term debt instruments have a lower yield than short-term debt instruments of the ...
  3. Socially Responsible Investment - SRI

    An investment that is considered socially responsible because of the nature of the business the company conducts. Common ...
  4. Presidential Election Cycle (Theory)

    A theory developed by Yale Hirsch that states that U.S. stock markets are weakest in the year following the election of a ...
  5. Super Bowl Indicator

    An indicator based on the belief that a Super Bowl win for a team from the old AFL (AFC division) foretells a decline in ...
Trading Center