Save time, money and aggravation by doing the bulk of your Christmas Shopping online this year. Even though the economy is in bad shape, people still flock to the malls to look for bargains or just to get out of the house. So save all the hassle, because some great gifts at great prices are only a click away.
Here are over 30 sites where you can find gifts ranging from ATV’s to Zebras (stuffed of course) …. there’s something for everyone on your list.
Books , Audio and Assorted Gifts
One of your best online choices for books, CDs/DVDs, video, audio, computer software and assorted other gifts. Amazon now has toys, electronics, clothing, accessories, tools and sporting goods departments too. Look for periodic shipping specials.
Barnes & Noble Barnesandnoble.com
America’s venerable bookseller offers a wide selection of books, audio, video CD/DVD and other gifts online. Be sure to check their clearance and bargain books for great deals on titles on every topic.
Cameras & Related
Ritz Camera Ritzcamera.com
It’s more than just cameras. Film and digital cameras, electronics, computers, audio, video, home and office gifts,scrap booking as well as assorted unique gifts. Check website for clearance merchandise and internet specials. Retail stores all over the country as well.
Apple Computer. Apple.com
Looking for an i Pad, iPod, i Phone, the cool new MacBook Air, MAC computer, MAC software, iTunes songs or computer accessories? Shop and buy online and order early. The Apple Stores in the malls are always mobbed, so shopping online will save you lots of time.
Dell Computer Dell.com
Dell has great deals not only on their computers but on printers, scanners, digital cameras and other peripherals. Not sure what type of computer best suits your needs? You can talk to a Dell specialist who will help you configure and price a computer that suits any personal, student or business need.
Mac Mall Macmall.com
Mac Mall offers an extensive selection of MAC computers, iPods, iPads, iPods, iPhones, MAC compatible printers, scanners, fax machines, peripherals and software at discount prices. They have Mac versions of software for business, gaming, design and creative work, photography, music, reference and utilities you won’t find in retail stores. Free shipping on orders over $49.
Cooking and Home Entertaining
Home Wet Bar Wet Bar.com
For wine lovers and people who like to drink martinis the hard stuff and beer drinking man in your life … who enjoys the hard stuff or just plain old brew Every bar tool, gadget and gizmo imaginable plus bar signs, drinking games, personalized gifts,glassware and a complete line of BBQ stuff and grillsand many unusual one of a kind items. It’s a real fun site.
Williams-Sonoma www. williams-sonoma.com
It’s the place to shop for the gourmet cooks and home entertainers on your list. Chose from a wide selection of bakeware, barware, books, cook books, cookware, chef’s tools and gadgets, cutlery, electric chef appliances, food, glassware, grilling and outdoor cooking, home decor and furnishing, kitchen decor, table decor, table settings and unique tasteful gifts.
Clothing Specialty Shops
The Express online store features trendy men’s and women’s clothing, shoes, suits, swimwear, accessories, outerwear, fragrances and intimate apparel. Be sure to see their sale page and check for special discounts, coupon and promotional offers.
Forever 21 www.forever21.com
Hot, trendy, inexpensive online shop for young women who are young at heart … Like their mall stores, the online Forever 21 offers a large selection of activewear, bottoms, dresses, jeans, tops, shoes, boots, sweaters, outerwear, handbags and accessories. Check their sale page for even greater values.
Popular styles in casual and dress clothing, shoes and accessories for men, women and children. Look for online special sales and clearances.
Land’s End Landsend.com
Land’s End online offers a giant section of quality traditional style clothing for men, women plus swimwear, outerwear, shoes, luggage, briefcases, and gifts for the home. Check for great clearance and overstock bargains on the web site, as well as periodic online discounts and free shipping offers. Plus Sizes for Women too.
Lane Bryant lanebryant.com
Lane Bryant carries one of the largest selection of fashionable plus size clothing for women in sizes 14 -32 … including dresses, skirts, sweaters, pants, jeans, blouses & tops, bras and lingerie (sexy lingerie too). You’ll find items online that are not available in land Bryant retail stores. Be sure to check out their Don’t miss their Cacique Intimates section.Check out their Clearance pages and look for special discount offers and coupons as well.
Wet Seal www.wetseal.com
This shop is tops with teenage girls and the mall set for it’s hip styles … and with parents for it’s low, low prices. The online shop offers a wide selections of jeans, T shirts, tank tops, bottoms, jackets, shoes, boots, jewelry and accessories. Web site usually offers special discounts and coupons … plus a special sale and clearance page.
Most department store web sites offer more selection than the brick and mortar version of the store … plus no lines. Here is a listing of the web sites for t0 popular departments stores:
JC Penny www.jcpenny.com
K Mart www.kmart.com
Neiman Marcus neimanmarcus.com
Nordstrom www. nordstrom.com
Outdoors, Fishing, Hunting and Sporting Equipment & Clothing
Bass Pro Shops Basspro.com
Here’s the place to find anything for anyone who loves the outdoors including ATVs, auto and truck accessories, boats, freshwater ad salt water fishing tackle and equipment, fly fishing gear, rifles and guns, archery, camping equipment, food, clothing, shoes and boots for men, women and children, BBQ and grilling gifts and more. Check their clearance section for interesting and unusual gifts plus even more savings.
One of the world’s top outdoor sporting shops offering an extensive line of gifts for outdoors people including auto and ATVs, boats, saltwater, freshwater and fly fishing rods, real and tackle, camping equipment, guns, rifles, hunting gear, sunglasses, shoes, boots, BBQ and grilling, food, food processing, furniture, kitchen and bath accessories for cabins and vacation homes, outdoor swing sets, books, sports CDs & DVDs, beer brewing, wine making, bird watching and more. Check out their “Bargain Cave” and “Web Exclusive Deals” for some real great values. At Cabelas, you’ll find lots of merchandise you won’t find anywhere else.
Tthe grandaddy of fly fishing shops for everything including rods, reels, flies, tying material, clothing, instructional books, CDs and videos, waders and personalere’sized gifts and acccessories. Orvis also has clothing and other gifts for men, women, children and pets. They also have an extensive selection of gifts for travelers.
LL Bean LLbean.com
America’s premier outdoor clothing and sporting shops is noted for it’s warm, practical and rugged clothing for men, women and children, as well as for shoes, boots, outdoor gear, hunting and fishing goods, luggage and gifts for pets. Currently offers FREE SHIPPING on all orders, no minimum purchase required, from now through December 20, 2010. You can also get a free $10 gift card with a purchase of $50 or more.
Discovery Channel Store Store.Discovery.com
The Discovery Cannel online store offers a wide selection of educational, scientific and fun gifts for babies, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens and young adults. Conveniently shop and click for gifts by age, gender, type of toy, TV show, price, new toys, best selling toys, scientific toys, remote control toys, and Discovery Channel exclusive toys. Site is very easy to navigate and orders Free Shipping on oarders of $75 or more.
Disney Store Disneystore.com
Disney’s online store has great gifts for children of all ages … and discounts too. Choose from a large selection of Disney character action figures, dolls and plush toys as well as toys and games, bikes and vehicles, pretend play sets, music, videos and more. Of course, you’ll find plenty of authentic Mickey Mouse toys too!
Toys R Us Toysrus.com
Shopping at the world’s largest toy store online is fast, easy and convenient. With just a click of the mouse you can shop for children’s gifts by category, age, character or theme, brand, the season’s newest toys, or by ratings. See the Clearance Store for savings of up to 60% off regular store prices.