What to Buy in August
There are big savings opportunities available during the barrage of Back to School sales in August, bringing savings not only for students, but for basically everyone. These simmer sales far transcend deals on school needs, catering to savings on upgrades for the home, home office, work and the basic family necessities. It’s a good month to buy clothing, shoes, laptops, eyewear, office supplies and to shop summer clearance deals.
BACK TO SCHOOL SALES
A month long seasonal shopping event that can be very prosperous for a variety of home, school and work needs. Some of the best laptop and tablet deals of the year happen in August, rivaling Black Friday. Shoppers will find discounts up to 40% off new, and refurbished, budget and 2 in 1 hybrid laptops including the best pricing on high-end tablets and iPads to date in 2017.
- Tech Products: (laptops, tablets and iPads, cell phones and iPhones, PC’s)
- Supplies: (writing supplies, backpacks, lunch bags, art supplies)
- Clothing: (uniforms, shirts, blouses, jeans, shoes, jackets, hoodies, shorts, hats, socks)
- Eyewear: (exams, prescription glasses, frames, contacts, sunglasses)
- Musical Instruments: (woodwinds, brasswinds, drums, percussion, guitars, etc.)
- College: (luggage, furniture, lighting, rugs, small appliances, storage)
Tip: Utilize shopping rewards when possible for any of these purchases can easily create bigger savings. Ebates.com hosts huge back-to-school cash back promotions featuring hundreds of top retailers with increased cash back throughout the month of August.
SUMMER CLEARANCE and LABOR DAY SALES
The final two weeks of August kicks off a big round of seasonal clearance as back to school sales start to wrap up and summer clearance takes center stage, with deep discounting leading up to and through Labor Day sales.
- Sports/Outdoors: (golf, cycling, running, baseball, camping, fishing, pools)
- Clothing: (shirts, dresses, shorts, sandals and accessories)
- Swimwear: (suits, shorts and swim accessories)
- Grills/Grilling: (gas and charcoal grills and accessories)
- Patio Furniture: (outdoor furniture, umbrellas, seat cushions, lawn chairs)
- Travel: (Hotels weekend discounts/packages, Vegas deals, luggage)
- MISC: (some yard/lawn tools, paint, fans, and summer beer and wines)
Tip: In order to buy from the best selection, hit summer clearance sales pre-Labor Day as the most popular styles, sizes, colors and quality brands will surely to sell out quickly, especially with summer apparel.