For Last Minute Friday, DealNews Launches Guide To Last-Minute Shipping Deadlines

New York, NY (PRWEB) December 12, 2007 –

Bargain-hunting guide ( is predicting that the shaky economy will make retailers desperate to lure in shoppers as Christmas nears, resulting in last-minute discounts and shipping deals that will beat last months Black Friday sales.


To help shoppers take advantage of last-minute savings, today launched its Last-Minute Friday Guide, which provides shoppers with shipping deadlines including standard and overnight for dozens of online stores, including Amazon, Apple,, Overstock, and WalMart.


The site is dubbing Friday, December 21st as “Last-Minute Friday” since it is the last day to shop online at most retailers and still have gifts shipped in time for Christmas. In addition, some sites like,, Linens ‘n Things (, and will take online orders as late as Christmas Eve for in-store pickup.


“Sometimes it pays to procrastinate and it looks like that will be especially true for this year’s holiday shoppers,” said Dan de Grandpre, founder and editor in chief of “If youre willing to wait, youll be able to snag unbelievable deals and still rest assured that your gifts will arrive in time for Christmas Day. Were even seeing some sites like and offering free shipping right up until Christmas.”


According to de Grandpre, shoppers who wait until the last minute can expect deals on many top-of-the-line gifts, including flat screen TVs (with some likely under $ 1,000), GPS systems (some likely for under $ 120), and many of the toys on ToysRUs.coms Best Of list.


Named one of the best services of 2006 by PC World, is the Webs leading guide to the best deals on consumer electronics, gadgets, computers, apparel, and more. dealnews also publishes StyleNotes, which uncovers the Webs best deals on womens fashion, accessories, home decor, electronics, and furnishings.


About, Inc., Inc. operates a network of six web sites that guide consumers to the best deals on consumer electronics, computers, mens apparel, and more. Its flagship site,, was named “one of the best products of 2006” by PC World. Relying on its team of expert editors, reader intelligence, and proprietary research tools, showcases up to 100 of the top deals, coupons, and sales every day. Founded in 1997, dealnews is headquartered in Madison, Alabama with editorial offices in New York City.



Gita Chandra

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