Last updated on June 27th, 2018
Know what to buy (and not to buy) at the fourth of July sales
The fourth of July is largely synonymous with backyard grills and people celebrating. For businesses, it is a great time to clear stock and a good time for you to grab some very irresistible deals on different clearance sales. However, as you wait for the upcoming event, it is important that you know what you can buy and most important what you can’t buy during the Fourth
What to Buy for Fourth of July sales
During the Fourth of July sales
, grills are a hot commodity and it could be the right time for you to give yours an upgrade. During this period, you will be spoilt for choice on the different options available and even more by the ridiculous prices that come with some of the grills. In most cases, all brands are on sale and it could be a great time for you to get yourself your dream grill for a great bargain.
2. Patio furniture
Its summer! A great time for you to hang out with friends on the patio and enjoy a chilled beer. Whether you’re looking to bring in a hammock or even a lounge chair on your patio, the fourth of July sales present the best time for you to make summer additions to your home including some much-needed patio furniture
. You could finally hang out in style without breaking the bank.
If you have been thinking of getting a new appliance, say a fridge or even an electric cooker, you can take advantage of this opportunity to get your new appliances. Usually, you might be able to enjoy discounts of up to 40% on different stores like Sears
and Best Buy
. The best part of it is, the sale is not limited. You can buy just about any appliance including Stove tops.
Mattresses have their share of deals and if the Memorial Day sales caught you with your pants down, this might be a good time for you to pick up the slack and finally award yourself a new mattress. With sales of up to 60% off on major brands from Kmart and other retailers, there is no better time for you to get a new mattress.
5. Outdoor Gear
Camping gear, picnicking, outdoors toys if you can use it outside your home it’s probably on sale. You will get plenty of deals, discounts and sales on all outdoor gear and this might be the chance to finally treat yourself to that much coveted tent or hiking boots.
What Not to Buy
Sounds like Fourth of July is a great time to buy just about anything. But is it? Here are a couple of things you might want to hold off to a later date.
1. Personal electronics
Even though there are plenty of deals of electronics, they are not the best deals at this time of the year. You are better off waiting for Amazon Prime day where you can get more bang out of your back and it is not far off. If you are looking for Laptops and tablets, you might get even better deals at the end of July when retailers roll out the back to school offers.
2. Sumer apparel and accessories
Even with sales, businesses need to make money. Summer apparel and accessories even though on sale don’t have the best discounts. It is better for you to wait until late August and September when stores are looking to start selling outfits for fall. At this time, you will come across sales with up to 80% discounts.
Sears and Best Buy will definitely try to make the best out of the holiday move and you will most likely see a handful of HDTVs on sale. As tempting as that 10% discount might look, you would rather hold on your horses for a while take advantage of the Black Friday sales in November where even higher figures are knocked off the initial price. If that wait is too long, you can always wait for Cyber Monday. The deals won’t be as crazy but they will be better than those you will find on the fourth of July.The fourth of July is a great time for you to knock of some items on your purchase list. However, you need to know exactly which items you should and with this little list, that should not be a problem.