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Suddenly, Amazon Doesn't Love Its Moms Anymore

Once upon a time, loved moms. Its free "Amazon Mom" service offered the same free two-day shipping as Amazon Prime, plus heaps of extra benefits for anyone who thought to ask for them (even dads and cousins.) But no more: Mothers' day is over.

7 Doorbuster-Free Ways to Save Big on Black Friday

Black Friday, the Super Bowl of the holiday shopping season, is upon us. Deal pros cut through the barrage of bargain-hunting tips with a pared down -- and doorbuster-free -- list of simple ways to save during the shopping blitz.

Is Amazon Prime Preparing for a Price Hike?

Amazon Prime is a bargain for active online shoppers: For $79, they get unlimited two-day shipping of Amazon merchandise, and a host of other digital goodies. But as Amazon keeps tacking on freebies, can it stick to that price? Offers Unconditional Free Shipping, Returns

While Nordstrom has yet to find a suitable location in New York City, online shoppers can now get any item delivered for free. On Monday, Nordstrom announced it will offer free shipping and returns for all U.S. orders -- making it the first department store chain to do so.

7 Free Shipping Options for E-Retailers

Online retailing is big business, and growing. As virtual storefronts become major revenue generators, many retailers are realizing the value of free shipping, which has the potential to greatly increase sales. Consider these seven promotional strategies, good for consumers and investors.

An Annoying Twist for's Clearance Deals

There are nearly 3,000 items in the "Clearance" section and the prices are remarkably low. But the world's largest retailer is testing a new, less customer-friendly wrinkle. Now, some of the online clearance products have to be picked up at stores unless the customer wants to pay for home shipping.

Free Shipping Day Today and Every Day

Today is free shipping day, and while there are more than 1,500 retailers listed on, not all are the real deal with unrestricted...

What's Really Behind 'Free Shipping Day'

Hundreds of e-tailers will offer free shipping today to encourage shoppers to hit the "buy" button in the final run-up to Christmas. It's a good incentive for last-minute shoppers, but is it also an attempt to keep up with Amazon's free shipping offers?

Free Shipping Wars of Christmas 2010

If there is one thing you don't want to pay for this holiday season, it's shipping. Three of the hottest holiday retailers -- Walmart, Amazon, and...

Walmart Takes Aim at Amazon with Free Shipping Offer

In a move targeted at online retail giant, on Thursday announced it's offering free shipping on nearly 60,000 gift items -- including popular toys and electronics -- through Dec. 20.

Walmart: Shrinking Stores to Fit Urban Shoppers

The world's largest retailer plans to increase the number of its smaller-format stores and cut the size of new SuperCenters to expand to new markets and boost sales, especially among the lower-income households it considers its base.

Free shipping day coming Dec. 17

Hold up! Don't pay that shipping fee because a major free shipping day is in the works. More than 300 retailers have agreed to offer free shipping...