NBC10, Tim Furlong
Shoppers are expected to shell out a record-breaking $1.5 billion this Cyber Monday.
While some people stormed the stores searching for Black Friday bargains and other shoppers supported local stores on Small Business Saturday, there are still those lying in wait for Cyber Monday.
According to a survey done for Shop.org, 85% of online retailers will offer special promotions on Cyber Monday, which is up from 78% last year.
This year's Cyber Monday is expected to set an e-commerce record, with sales anticipated to reach $1.5 billion.
Here's some recommendations on where to find some of the best Cyber Monday deals, according to Jody Rohlena, senior editor at Shop Smart magazine:
But before you log on to shop, you may want to keep a few things in mind so you don't get scammed or open yourself up to identity theft. The Better Business Bureau lists some online shopping tips on their website, including this one piece of advice -- if a deal sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
You can report suspected counterfeit items to homeland security by clicking here.