Green Monday 2018: What is it and where are the deals?

Credit: Tom Cooper

Credit: Tom Cooper

Green Monday may not be a term you are familiar with, but taking advantage of what has become the biggest online shopping day in December could brighten up your holiday season.

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Today is Green Monday and retailers are offering some deep discounts on holiday gift favorites. The term Green Monday was coined by eBay in 2007 as the name for its top sales day in December. The name caught on and other retailers followed suit, posting sales on the second Monday in December.

Here are some Green Monday deals. Remember, most deals are available on Monday only.

Amazon: Green Monday is electronics day in Amazon's 12-days of deals. Check here for the latest deals in real time.

Belk: Get an extra 30 percent off regular and sale prices and up to 70 percent off Bonus Buys, plus free shipping on all online orders.

Best Buy: Look for the "Apple Shopping Event" at Best Buy. An Apple 21.5" iMac with an Intel Core i5 (2.3GHz), 8GB memory and a 1TB hard drive is $1,099.99.

eBay: Look for 30 percent off sitewide with new deals every hour.

Calvin Klein: You can get 50 percent off sitewide plus free shipping.

JCPenney: Take 30 percent off when you spend $100 or more; take 25 percent off when you spend up to $100.

Kohl's: Kohl's is offering several coupons for shopping today. Click here for details.

Macy's: Use code FRIEND to get 30 percent off.

Melissa & Doug: Use code GRNMONDAY to get buy-one-get-one-50 percent off, in addition to free shipping.

Neiman Marcus: Get a 20 percent off sale items. Get 30 percent off any order in addition to free shipping.

Target: Take 30 percent off home items, children's clothing and adult clothing, plus discounts on toys and gaming items.

The Children's Place: Get 60 percent off their entire site online and free shipping with no minimum purchase.

Walmart: Green Monday falls on Day 10 of Walmart's 20 Days of Deal sale. You can find a 50-inch TV for $199.99, and a Farberware 3.2-Quart Oil-Less fryer for $55.