Best Things to Buy in June Ahead 4th of July Deals

While Memorial Day sales extend past the holiday weekend, retailers change message to prop Fathers Day deals and a variety of home improvement sales. The past holiday weekend brought huge mattress sales, thus sparking followup sales on bedding and home decor sales. Add that graduation and wedding gift deals offer timely savings for June shoppers from a host of department stores for checking off gift lists, or filling personal needs for the summer. (original posted in LinkedIn for What Things to Buy in June)

7 Smart Things to Buy in June

Men’s Clothing will be on sale these first 2 weeks in June, especially casual dresswear, summer apparel and sports and activewear. Stores like Cabela’s, Bass Pro Shops, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Sierra Trading Post and other similar retailers will not only offer savings on sports apparel, but timely savings on fishing, camping, hiking and golf gear and equipment.

Tools, especially power tools, cordless tool kits, tool storage and automotive tools see some of their best pricing of the year during Father’s Day sales (according to a recent survey from These sales bring discounts up to 50% off top brands like Craftsman, Black & Decker, Milwaukee, DeWalt and bargain tool brands, as well.

Home Improvement Needs are featured sale items all month for home owners looking to beat the heat on DIY project lists-these are some of the best things to buy in June and save a lot of money. Stores like Home Depot, Lowe’s and Sears bring their best prices of the year on paints and stains, building materials, hardware, fixtures and tools needed to complete jobs in time to relax for summer fun.

Bedding and Home Decor savings typically follow Memorial Day mattress sales with up to 50% off bedding deals at Macy’s, JCPenney, Bed, Bath & Beyond and other stores. This is a great time to stock up on sheets and spreads for the summer months, as well as seasonal decorations, picture frames and patio/outdoor living accents.

Dishware and Cookware deals coincide with wedding gift registries, including discounts from 30-50% off “everyday” china and high-end cookware, glassware and food storage from stores like Kohl’s, Walmart and Target. Look for the biggest savings from larger department stores throughout June.

June Semi-Annual Sales offer some of the best savings of the year on a variety of summer items for women from Victoria’s Secret, Saks 5th Avenue, Lane Bryant and Bath & Body Works. Stack 40% off or more with cash back from to make the semi-annual events really pay-off.

Early 4th of July Sales will start to pop-up the week before this year’s 4-day weekend holiday bringing heavy discounting on patio accessories, party decorations, outdoor sports toys and gear, air conditioners, fans and fitness equipment clearance. Hitting the big box stores pre-holiday gives early Fourth shoppers prime selection on items they can utilize for celebrating our freedom!