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Lots of retailers offer special deals and free shipping for the holidays–but what about the rest of the year? We’ve identified five online outlets that offer free shipping year-round, with no minimum purchase required. Just note, the deal typically only applies to standard shipping within the continental United States. Here’s what we found.


Dell is an American technology company that makes, sells, repairs and supports computers and related merchandise. Some of their more popular products include personal computers, servers, HDTVs, cameras, and printers. Dell Advantage members get free expedited delivery–but don’t worry if you haven’t signed up: everyone gets free standard shipping and free returns. is an online outlet that makes shopping for new spectacles easy. Just pick out your frames, choose your lenses, provide your prescription, and presto! New glasses will be on the way within a matter of days. Even better? Shipping and returns are always free, with no strings attached.


Nordstrom is a leading department store that has been providing clothing, shoes, and accessories to men, women, and children since 1901. They own and operate 380 stores in 40 states and Canada, including 122 full-line stores, 244 Nordstrom Rack locations, and 6 trunk club clubhouses. The full-line stores provide free shipping and free returns on every order, but when it comes to Nordstrom Rack you have to spend $100 or more to qualify. (formerly known as is an online footwear outlet owned by Walmart. The website contains over a million products, many of which can also be acquired at (a subsidiary of Walmart). They say they make it fun, easy, and affordable for everyone to find a pair of shoes that they love–and they make good on their promise by offering free shipping all the time.


Smashbox is a beauty brand born out of a real photo studio in L.A., so they know what works–and both Hollywood stars and everyday women swear by their long-lasting products. Especially popular are their primers, which come in a massive range of shades to suit absolutely any skin tone. Shipping on U.S. orders is always free, and if you spend more than $50, you can get your order in just two days.