With rain in the forecast and retailers offering week-long sales since the 4th of July falls on a Thursday this year, this week will be a great time to score deals on everything from computers and TVs to in-season clothing and accessories.
While Memorial Day weekend is better known for sales, many retailers will offer very steep discounts this 4th of July and there is no need to wait until the cookouts and fireworks are over. If you are looking to make a major purchase or simply update your wardrobe, start researching deals early this week as many of the lowest prices will actually be posted right before the holiday.
Here is a guide to some of the best discounts this 4th of July:
Amazon.com – Not only has the online retailer discounted the Kindle Fire HD by $30, it also has an entire page of 4th of July discounts and deals on everything from party supplies to clothing to electronics.
Best Buy – This 4th of July sale includes 10-30% off major appliances as well as significant discounts on laptops, TVs, tablets, phones, cameras, etc.
Gap – Gap is offering 30% off online through July 3rd (this discount also applies at Old Navy and Banana Republic). Many Gap outlet stores will also offer 50% off.
Home Depot – This sale started early on June 20th with all appliances on sale and an additional $50 off each appliance purchased after the first one, with up to $400 in savings. Of course, 4th of July staples such as patio furniture and grills will also be on sale at 40% off.
Kmart – Get ready for your 4th of July bash at Kmart with sales on patio furniture, grills, tents, camp chairs, pools, swing sets and outdoor play, clothing, etc.
Macy’s – Macy’s will offer some of their lowest prices of the season on mattresses with prices starting as low as $347. Macy’s will also have sales on furniture, clothing and swimwear, jewelry, and home goods.
Newegg.com – Newegg is offering sales on laptops, TVs, speakers, computer accessories, etc.
Pet Smart – Don’t forget your furry friends when scoping out deals this 4th of July!
Sears – Sears is offering an extensive sale on almost everything plus online-only specials and 2 day super buys.
Also, take advantage of clearance racks this July. You will find that the majority of retailers are marking down popular summer items like bathing suits, sandals, and shorts to make room for their fall collections. As the week continues, keep an eye out as retailers announce more deals and discounts!