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.

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.

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, 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 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.

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