6 best Cyber Monday sales for 2016

This year, Cyber Monday — the year’s biggest online shopping holiday — is set to be larger than ever. Many major retailers are launching once-a-year sales that will kick off on Sunday and run through the entire week. Survey data from Offers.com found that Cyber Monday may even outshine fellow shopping holiday Black Friday in terms of popularity, with nearly 70 percent of consumers reporting plans to shop Cyber Monday sales compared to Black Friday’s 66 percent.

[See: 10 Tips for a Budget-Friendly Cyber Monday.]

Shop Cyber Week sales, and you can hunt down every item on your list without once stepping out in the cold. Squeeze into your footie pajamas, grab your laptop or mobile device, and navigate over to these six spectacular Cyber Monday sales.

1. Wal-Mart Cyber Monday Sale

Dates: Begins Nov. 25 at 12:01 a.m. EST

Determined to lure shoppers away from online retailer Amazon.com, Wal-Mart is promising its “largest Cyber Monday assortment to date.” Wal-Mart’s Cyber Monday sale will kick off on Black Friday morning and run through Cyber Week. Wal-Mart will release its first series of Cyber deals at 12:01 a.m. on Friday and a second series at 12:01 a.m. on Monday.

Highlights from Friday deals include:

— Samsung 60-inch HD Smart LED TV with an $80 gift card for $579.

— Google Home for $99 (regularly priced at $129).

— Black & Decker Robotic Vacuum for $196 (regularly priced at $299).

— Fujifilm Instax Mini 7S Instant Camera for $49 (regularly priced at $69.99).

— Promark P70 VR Drone for $99 (regularly priced at $148).

Highlights from Monday deals include:

— Vizio 50-inch 4K Ultra HD SmartCast Smart LED TV for $379.99 (regularly priced at $528).

— “Call of Duty” Dragonfly Drone with Camera for $89 (regularly priced at $99.99).

— Dell Inspiron 15 Gaming Edition Laptop PC for $999.99 (regularly priced at $1,299.99).

— Prada sunglasses starting at $99.99.

Wal-Mart will also offer free shipping on orders of $50 or more.

[See: Your Ultimate Holiday Tipping Guide.]

2. Dell Cyber Monday Sale

Dates: Begins Nov. 28 at 8 a.m. EST

On Cyber Monday, Dell will release hourly doorbuster deals on laptops, TVs, gaming gear and other hot tech. Sale shoppers can expect to see savings of up to $1,300. Top deals include:

— An Inspiron 14 3000 for $129.99 (regularly priced at $249.99).

— Samsung 55-inch Curved 4K Ultra HD Smart TV for $1,009.99 (regularly priced at $2,399.99).

— Alienware Aurora for $999.99 (regularly priced at $1,249.99).

— XPS 13 Non-Touch for $949.99 (regularly priced at $1,099.99).

3. Macy’s Cyber Monday Sale

Dates: Nov. 27 — Dec. 1

To celebrate Cyber Week, Macy’s is treating online shoppers to 20 percent off any order. In addition to the sitewide discount, the department store is to offer “great deals” on men’s and women’s essentials, electronics and toys, and other gifts. During the sale, orders over $25 ship free.

4. Target Cyber Monday Sale

Dates: Nov. 27 — Nov. 28

Target has kept details of its Cyber Monday sale quiet, hinting only at a “surprise deal” to be revealed on Sunday and Monday. The sale is eagerly anticipated despite the mystery, as Target’s last Cyber Monday sale included a coupon for 15 percent off sitewide.

Target has already promised free shipping on all orders during the sale and throughout the holiday season.

[See: 9 Ways to Save When Holiday Shopping With Credit Cards.]

5. Amazon Cyber Monday Sale

Starts: Nov. 14 — Dec. 22

Amazon has combined Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas sales into one massive savings event spanning 35 days. The sale will feature limited-time offers from more than a thousand Amazon sellers, with new deals dispatching as often as every five minutes. The best deals will be available during the notoriously popular shopping period running from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday.

On Cyber Monday, shoppers can expect one-of-a-kind deals on Amazon devices, HDTVs, home automation, toys and other hot items. Amazon Prime members receive early access to the deals, in addition to free two-day and same-day delivery on many products.

6. Overstock Cyber Monday Sale

Dates: Nov. 27 — Nov. 28

During its two-day Cyber Monday sale, Overstock is slashing its prices by up to 75 percent. The sale is to include “some of the most amazing online shopping promotions and giveaways of the year,” including deep discounts on laptops, Android tablets, iPads and other electronics.

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