Cyber Monday statistics
*Nearly nine in ten (88.2 percent) retailers will have a special promotion for Cyber Monday, up from just 72.2 percent in 2007.
*Nearly half of companies offering specific deals is up to 49 percent from 42.9 percent last year
*Many companies are also planning one-day sales with 41.2 percent compared to 32.9 percent last year.
*Free shipping on all purchases is up to 21.6 percent from 15.7 percent last year.
*A majority of retailers, 62.7 percent, will send promotions and deals to shoppers through a special Cyber Monday email.
*More than 700 online retailers post holiday promotions and special savings on cybermonday.com.
*72 million consumers will shop online this year on Cyber Monday. According to: BIGresearch for Shop.org
*More than half (54.5 percent) of office workers with Internet access, or 70.1 million people, will shop for holiday gifts from work this year, up substantially from 50.7 percent in 2006 and 44.7 percent in 2005.
*Men are more likely to shop from work than women (57.3 percent vs. 51.7 percent) and young adults 18-24 years old are more likely to shop there than any other age group (72.9 percent).