Willing to buy a refurb? $149 and free shipping--at least for now. Refurb iPods are flying out of the Apple store as fast as they're being posted. If you're looking for a refurb, be vigilant. Keep checking the inventory on a daily (or even hourly) basis.
The Star article states that American consumers may spend as much as $21 billion on gadgets during the end-of-the-year shopping season.