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11 Best Green Monday Sales and Deals

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11 Best Green Monday Sales and Deals

You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but the lesser known shopping event Green Monday also brings discounts during the holiday season. These online sales are held on the second Monday in December, which falls on Dec. 12 this year.

EBay is credited with coining the Green Monday term, which it used to describe its best sales day in December. The name gained popularity, and now it’s an annual shopping event for many retailers.

We’ve rounded up the 11 best 2016 Green Monday deals to help you save some green.

  1. Best Buy: Best Buy’s Green Monday sale includes savings on select 4K Ultra HDTVS, laptops, smartwatches and activity trackers.
  2. EBay: The e-commerce website is celebrating the event by dishing out new deals throughout the day. Highlights include the iPhone 6 for $279.95 (regularly $599.99) and the Fitbit Surge for $94.95 (regularly $249.99).
  3. H.H. Gregg: The electronics and appliance retailer is slashing prices on TVs, kitchen appliances, tablets and more.
  4. J.C. Penney: Shoppers can take an extra 30% off purchases of $100 or more, or 25% off purchases under $100 when they enter the code GOGREEN at checkout.
  5. Joss & Main: The home furnishings and decor site is offering an extra 20% off its Green Monday markdowns. Enter the code GM2016 at checkout.
  6. Lenovo: Whether you’re after a tablet, laptop or desktop computer deal, Lenovo’s sale has the bases covered.
  7. Macy’s: The department store is bringing discounts to just about every department. It’s also offering up to an additional 20% off select categories with the code SALE, plus you’ll earn $10 in Macy’s Money for every $50 spent (up to $40 total).
  8. Overstock: The online marketplace has an assortment of deals, too. First-time shoppers who sign up for the site’s email list will receive a 10% off coupon.
  9. PacSun: The clothing company is marking down select merchandise by up to 50%, plus customers can take an additional 20% off all orders with the code GREEN20.
  10. Target: Notable items from Target’s Green Monday sale include Xbox One or PlayStation 4 gaming consoles for $50 off, Beats Powerbeats 2 wireless headphones for $99.99 (regularly $199.99) and a Samsung 43-inch UHDTV with a $100 Target gift card for $499.99 (regularly $599.99).
  11. Wal-Mart: The superstore promises to offer deep discounts in every category, including electronics, toys and household essentials.

Check these and other retailers’ websites for more details and follow the hashtag #GreenMonday on Twitter for the latest sale updates.

Lauren Schwahn is a staff writer at NerdWallet, a personal finance website. Email: lschwahn@nerdwallet.com. Twitter: @lauren_schwahn.