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April 19, 2017 12:24 am
The month of May brings us Mother’s Day and Memorial Day, both traditionally heavy shopping periods for spring clothing, cosmetics, and a wide variety of spring and summer outdoor goods.
While some retailers will tempt us with early summer sales, spring apparel will see the deepest discounts closer to Memorial Day weekend, according to consumer watchdog dealnews.com. Look for coupons in print and online to get the best prices on your favorite stores and brands.
The best deals anytime in May, says deal-news, will be on certain home goods, with a few surprises thrown in:
Buy a mattress
– Memorial Day historically offers a chance to buy mattresses at 40 to 50 percent off regular prices. Check local sales and coupons.
Buy patio furniture
– Sales on backyard furnishings, as well as camping gear, begin in time for Memorial Day and may not be this good again until after July 4.
Check out big-screen TVs
– But not too big. While spring is not the best time to buy a TV, you should find really good prices on 42- and 55-inch screen models.
Satisfy your Stars Wars fans –
Believe it or not, May 4 is Star Wars Day. (“May the Fourth be with you! Get it?) Look for deals on Stars Wars-related toys, gear, and accessories on Amazon.com, the Disney Store and other retailers.
What about Jewelry? –
If you’re looking for some bling for Mom or yourself, shop early. Strangely, jewelry prices tend to go up the closer you get to Mother’s Day. Or wait until just after Mom’s Day, when many retailers are anxious to unload unsold inventory.
Hold off on laptops –
The best deals on Apple and PC laptops are found just before graduation in June or in time for back-to-school sales in September.
Stay out of the water
– Swimsuits are just hitting the stores in May, and sales are not the norm. Hold off until July 4, if you can. That’s when the sales kick in.
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