The bad economy seems to be hitting online stores and that has a lot of them offering free shipping.
Friday is actually being called "free shipping Friday," the last day many web sites guarantee on-time ground delivery for Christmas.
Online stores usually see a sales growth of 25 percent or more a year. This year they're just hoping to keep sales the same as last year.
Experts say a lot of online sites are offering markdowns and shipping deals in hopes of boosting sales.