When is the best time to buy household goods?

March 9th, 2016

January- The White Sales Month: Bedding, Linens

 

Today’s post is written by Heather Powell, Director of the Customer Focus Team & Project Manager at SafeSourcing Inc.

Consumer Reports suggests specific months to buy household goods, when the retail market historically puts items on sale in specific times during the year.

January- The White Sales Month: Bedding, Linens. Christmas and Winter Clearance begins: Toys, winter clothing, and TVs. Resolutions: Treadmills, ellipticals, anti-smoking aids, and diet aids

February– Humidifiers, Indoor furniture, Treadmills and ellipticals

March– Digital cameras, Humidifiers, Small consumer electronics (MP3 players, DVD and Blu-ray players, etc.), TVs, Winter sports gear

April- Laptop computers, Desktop computers, Digital cameras, Lawn mowers, Spring clothing

May- Athletic apparel and shoes, camping and outdoor gear, Carpeting, Cordless phones, Lawn mowers, Mattresses, Small consumer electronics

June– Camcorders, Carpeting, Computers, Indoor furniture, Pots, pans, and dishware, Small consumer electronics, summer sports gear, Swimwear

July– Camcorders, Indoor furniture, Outdoor furniture, Swimwear

August- Air conditioners, Backpacks, Dehumidifiers, Outdoor furniture, Snow blowers

September– Bikes, Digital cameras, Gas grills, Lawn mowers, Shrubs, trees, and perennials, Small consumer electronics, Snow blowers

October– Bikes, Computers, Digital cameras, Gas grills, Lawn mowers, winter coats

November– Baby products, Bikes, Camcorders, Gas grills, GPS navigators, Toys, TVs

December– Bikes, Camcorders, Gas grills, GPS navigators, Home appliances, large and small, small consumer electronics, Toys, TVs

There are better times than others to buy goods, but it always pays to do your research on items you wish to purchase for your home or your business. Are you interest in learning more about SafeSourcing and how we can help your company? SafeSourcing can assist you in exploring your procurement solutions for your business or on our “Risk Free” trial program, please contact a SafeSourcing Customer Service Representative.  We have an entire customer services team waiting to assist you today.

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