Some great online shopping ideas.

Last year, retailers sold $846 million worth of goods on Cyber Monday, according to Permuto, a research firm that tracks e-commerce, not far off the one-day season high of $887 million Dec. 9 (December still generally does better than late November, as tardy shoppers join the fold). This season, as stores fight for their share of dollars from tight-fisted consumers, online retailers will be using perks like free shipping, gift cards and discounts on limited editions to lure shoppers. – From Forbes