Last Minute Shoppers FREE Shipping Day is Dec. 15, 2017

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Free Shipping Day

Be sure to get your gifts to your loved ones by Christmas and SAVE with Free Shipping Day

Attention Last Minute Holiday shoppers,  Free Shipping Day in the US is coming on Dec. 15, 2017.  If you’re a holiday procrastinator, like me, then get online on Free Shopping Day and order those gifts. I you shop online that day,  the participating retailers will ship your purchases for free to your friends and family.  So, put this date on your calendar, the 10th annual Free Shipping Day is Friday, Dec. 15, 2017.  Participating stores are offering free shipping to get your gifts delivered by Christmas Eve with no charges for shipping.  Since shipping can add anywhere from $5.00 or more to your order, free shipping day does allow consumers to reap some real savings.   But not all retailers participate in free shipping day, so you need to know where to shop this today.  Top stores on our holiday list for free shipping are Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus (use code NMRUSH.)   Here’s the stores on our list on free shipping day that  we expect will offer discounts on some of our favorite fashion, beauty and tech deals. sells brand-name merchandise at up to 50% off the suggested retail price.  We still love the replicas of the Elizabeth Taylor jewelry that they offered on their site.

Belk:  With over 300 stores in 16 Southern states, a thriving website and a rich community heritage, Belk offers some great deals on just about everything.   My family based in North Carolina, does a lot of shopping at Belk’s for home, fashion and cooking items.

Cusp:  a new contemporary concept by Neiman Marcus.  CUSP hand offers the latest fashion trends and must-haves.

 DermStore:  This online store is a great destination for all things skin and beauty.  Some of our favorites there include the Elemis products, Phillip B, Skinceuticals and  Ole Henriksen.

Neiman Marcus:  Find designer collections & premier beauty brands at  The Recessionista recommends you check the sale section before you shop the full site.  One thing we love at NM is the gourmet goodies for holiday munching, especially those cookies and fruit cakes. Use code NMRush to save on shipping at checkout!

 JCPenney:  Look for deals on women’s, men’s, baby and kids’ clothing, accessories, home décor and furniture.  Fashion brands like Mango, Nicole Miller and more are in-store.

LastCallLast Call offers all the quality of Neiman Marcus but at  stylish savings. is one of our favorite for gift giving.  They have great apparel, shoes, and for stock stuffers business card holders, stationary and iPhone cases.  Look for all the Neiman Marcus gourmet gifts on sale at Last Call.

SanukFrom the Thai word for fun, Sanuk strives to make innovative  and comfortable footwear.  Read our review of their yoga-mat sandals and footwear to learn more.

Stuart Weitzman: Great  luxury footwear, the 26-year-old brand always offers to latest styles with comfort built in.  Check out their fall sale for best deals.

Lacoste: Lacoste puts the “p in preppy” with  clothing, shoes and fragrances for men, women and children.  I still covet everything in their Catherine Malandrino Lacoste collection. Check out the 50% off sale for deals.

 Nordstrom:  Nordstrom offers apparel, shoe and accessory fashions for men, women, juniors and kids.  Check out their beauty deals for great gift-giving for your girlfriends and stocking stuffers.  They really have everything shoes, handbags, clothing, accessories and more with over 1,300 brands and more than 10 million products.

These are just a few of the retailers participating.  To see all merchants offering free shipping on Dec. 15th, 2017, visit the Free Shipping Day website.   Follow hashtag #freeshippingday on Twitter to get all the updates as new merchants are added.  For information on shipping deadlines for UPS, USPS and FedEx, check this helpful list of holiday shipping dates from the IndyStar.


Since 2008, Mary Hall has been the author of The Recessionista Blog, which is read by thousands of regular readers in over 160 countries. An internationally recognized expert on the art of the living the good life for less, she has been a commentator on local, national, and international radio and TV shows. Her advice has been featured in over 2,000 media outlets, including The New York Times, Reuters, Life & Style magazine, ABC News, NBC News and now The Huffington Post, among many others.