Save Big with Memorial Day sales
MAY 27, 2013Victor Paul Alvarez, Yahoo ShoppingToday is the unofficial start of the summer. You’re going to find some of the best sales since the start of the year. This Memorial Day weekend actually started in March, when Amazon kicked off its Memorial Day sale by taking 60% off shoes and accessories.
Memorial Day celebrates the brave men and women who died serving our country. Does bargain shopping diminish their gift to us? Absolutely not. In fact, it’s a fine tribute. Enjoying the freedoms provided for us by those who fell is a reminder of our blessings.
“Memorial Day is a great time to stock up on spring apparel, since we typically see deep discounts that qualify for an additional price cuts via a stacking coupon; combined, this can yield some big savings,” says Dealnews.com.
“Last year, for example, we saw promotions that slashed an additional 20% to 40% off sale items at stores like MLB.com, Original Penguin, Anne Klein, Perry Ellis, Macy's, and Speedo, oftentimes with items already marked 30% to 70% off.
Home goods are the second most discounted shopping category in May. Look for Memorial Day deals from retailers such as Brylane Home, Pottery Barn, West Elm, and eSaleRugs. Discounts will range from 15% to 50% off.
Conventional wisdom says seasonal items – such as outdoor furniture – are at a premium in season. But there are still deals to be had. You can also save 23% off the Crosley Griffith 2 Metal Outdoor Seating Set in White, now $159.99 with free shipping at Cymax Stores. Read more: Yahoo Shopping