More than 300 merchants have signed up for Free Shipping Day, a one-day online shipping event on December 17. On that date, participating merchants such as Toys “R” Us, Babies “R” Us, Sears, and Petsmart will offer customers free shipping and guaranteed Christmas delivery. Other participating merchants include JCPenney, Kmart, FAO Schwarz, Meijer, and

According to the most recent e-Customer Service Index (eCSI), 93 percent of people intend to search the web  for presents this holiday season and more than 71 percent plan to complete at least half of their holiday shopping online. For more information, visit