If you’ve held off on purchasing some much-needed (or wanted) items until the new year, you’re in luck! There are some deals out there right now.
This article will highlight some items that will be available at a deep discount during the month of January. Be sure to check prices in stores and online to find the best deals.
These Items Are on Sale in January
If you’re looking to change up the look of your bedroom with a new comforter, quilt or even new sheets, the new year is traditionally a good time to find some bargains on bedding.
And while you’re at it, check out the best deals right now on other home products.
Sarah says you’ll be able to get winter clothes for cheap, as retailers clear out the inventory they ordered for Christmas and start making room for spring apparel.
Discounted Gift Cards
You should be able to snag some gift cards at prices lower than face value, but this is an area where caution is warranted.
Clark wants you to treat gift cards like hot potatoes because so many retailers are in financial trouble because of the pandemic.
“Any gift cards you get, burn them quick. Use them quick,” Clark says. “The restaurant and retail industries are unstable. Don’t let a gift card sit and gather dust.”
Ellipticals, free weights and other exercise equipment are going to be hot items as many people start trying to fulfill their New Year’s resolutions. The retailers want to help you out (or take advantage of your plans to get fit), so there will be a lot of exercise-related items on sale.
Sarah says holiday decorations will see major price reductions as retailers look to clear shelf space.
Now that Santa Claus has come and gone, look for discount stickers on a variety of toys and gadgets marketed to children.
As Americans settle in for the winter months (read: NFL playoffs), look for electronics stores and other retailers to drop prices on TVs.
Looking for a TV right now? See the latest deals.
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3 Ways to Save When Shopping in 2021
As you shop for deals in January, make sure you stay on the lookout for ways to save even more. Here are three ways to do that.
1. Visit Coupon Sites
Don’t forget to check websites that have coupon codes on the items you love. Charis says the best coupon site is Coupons.com.
“It actually powers all the other coupon/mommy blogger sites,” she says, “so you’ll find the same coupons on those sites.”
2. Comparison Shop
If you know what you want, it’s a good idea to track prices across several retailers to get the best prices.
Want a tool that tracks and compares prices for you? Here’s how to use Google Shopping.
3. Sign Up for Email Alerts
If you register with them, many retailers will send you a text or email when they’ve got a sale on. Not only can you save, but it’s a great way to get a heads-up on items that are in limited quantity.