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Free Shipping for Freedom Day - Launches Independence Day Sale

BEIJING, July 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ( ) is celebrating the United States' Independence Day with a fantastic promotion -- Free shipping on a huge range of items from sultry swimwear to slick shades with built-in MP3 players. Not only that, has also slashed shipping fees to worldwide destinations by 50% on thousands of additional items across their site. ( )

Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States remembering the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, the day American citizens became free from the Kingdom of Great Britain. Ever since, the 4th of July has become associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, picnics, baseball games, and other celebrations of all things American.

According to the survey results by National Retail Federation, 44.5% of Americans will change their Independence Day plans on account of higher gas prices. That means more Americans staying at home during the long weekend. offers them an alternative leisure pursuit -- online shopping for money-saving bargains. has hand-picked suitably summery deals: from garden supplies for stay-at-home Americans to cycling gear for those wanting to leave the car in the garage.

"The economic downturn means more people are preferring activities in their own neighborhoods, rather than travelling to other states or even overseas," said Kevin Wen, co-founder and president of "The items we offer -- electronics, cell phones, sports gear -- are perfect for anyone wanting to spend time at home. For those who do want to use their automobile, we also provide free shipping deals on in-car DVD players too."

Mr. Wen also added that's Independence Day specials were not just for Americans. "Everyone is feeling the pinch in these hard times, which is why our free shipping deals and other sales events are offered to everyone, wherever they're from. Americans celebrate the freedom of their nation on the 4th of July, but anyone can celebrate their freedom from shipping fees!" ( )

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