It may feel like the start of summer to us – the hot weather, the music festivals, the visits to beach – but to retailers, it’s almost time for the… wait for it… back-to-school season.
Now, that doesn’t mean you have to start stocking up on school supplies, long-sleeve t-shirts, and a mini-fridge just yet. That’s still a few weeks away! What you should do is quite the opposite – take advantage of all of the great end-of-summer deals!
Here are a few sales to keep in mind as you shop:
> Summer Apparel & Accessories
The best way to get your summer apparel and accessories is on a discount, and the best time to buy these items is now! Why pay full retail for your tank tops, t-shirts, shorts, swimwear, and shoes?
La Bianca Ruched Bandeau One-Piece Swimsuit, available at Macy’s
Need a new swimsuit? La Bianca Ruched Bandeau One-Piece Swimsuit, which retails at $109, is currently over $40 off! Not only is there a huge store-wide fashion clearance sale going on, but you can save up to 50% off using these coupons on select clothing and shoes at Macy’s, as well.
Van Heusen Short-Sleeve No-Iron Button-Front Shirt, available at JCPenney
With all the picnics, parties, and barbecues that come with the summer season, a nice button-down shirt could definitely come in handy! This Van Heusen Short-Sleeve No-Iron Button-Front Shirt, on sale for $21.99, is a great top for any guy looking to add some style to his wardrobe. It looks great with shorts, khakis, or jeans. Get this shirt, as well as any tees, jeans, sportswear, etc. at up to 60% off at JCPenney.
Mix-Fabric Pocket Tee, available at Gap
No matter who you’re shopping for, you can easily find comfy basics for men, women, kids, and baby at Gap! Their Mix-Fabric Pocket Tee in White is super cute for girls, available in sizes XS to XL, This top retails at $24.95, but you can save an extra 15% off your entire purchase with this I’m In coupon.
3/4 ct Ruby Ring with Diamonds in Sterling Silver and 14K Gold, available at Jewelry.com
Have a special someone with a July birthday? This month’s birthstone, the Ruby, is on sale – including this lovely Ruby Ring with Diamonds, which is $200 off right now. Visit Jewelry.com for some sparkling deals – save up to 78% off, plus get free shipping!
> Outdoor Furniture & Grills
With fall well on its way, many retailers have started to mark down their outdoor merchandise, including furniture, decor, pools, and games. You’ll want to get your hands on these great steals!
Essential Garden Felix Retro Bistro Table, available at K-Mart
One of the most important pieces of outdoor furniture is the bistro table. Where else will you unwind with a book and a glass of wine at the end of the day? K-Mart’s gorgeous Essential Garden Felix Retro Bistro Set is 40% off with this coupon!
Swing-N-Slide Chesapeake Complete Play Set, available at Sears
Keep your family parties exciting for adults and children alike! Shop spring and summer outdoor games at 10% off for the grown-ups, and then get 20% off or more on swing sets (and free shipping!), including this awesome Swing-N-Slide Chesapeake Complete Play Set, which is on sale for $1378, for the kids at Sears!
Cuisinart All-Foods Roll-Away Portable Gas Grill, available at Home Shopping Network
First of all, how does one have a barbecue without a grill? Cuisinart’s All-Foods Roll-Away Portable Gas Grill, retailing at $249.95, is a fantastic choice, and it can easily be stored once the gathering is over! Save 30% on this, and other items for summer entertaining, at Home Shopping Network.