Green Monday refers to the second Monday of December, which is becoming a leading traffic and sales day for online shopping. According to comScore, Green Monday was the third-highest online shopping day of the 2012 holiday shopping season. Green Monday on Walmart.com will offer more than 300 online specials, with ten popular deals returning from Black Friday weekend, including five of Walmart.com's top sellers and five best sellers that may surprise customers.
"The second Monday in December, known as Green Monday, was Walmart.com's highest traffic day in December for two years running, and has always been one of the highest trafficked days of the year," said Joel Anderson, president and CEO, Walmart.com U.S. "With just over two weeks until Christmas, customers who missed out on the great deals last week still have a chance to get the best prices on the hottest gifts, still in stock, one more time."
Walmart's email, Facebook and mobile customers will be invited to an early shopping event on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 8, to be the forst to shop 20 of the best Green Monday items before they are widely available.
Throughout this holiday season, Walmart.com is also offering free shipping on all orders of $35 or more – nearly 99%of Walmart.com items are eligible.
Walmart.com has more than doubled the number of products on its site this holiday to six million items since last holiday. In addition to the top-selling deals, 300 online specials will be offered on Green Monday, according to the company.