The best (and worst) things to buy on Presidents Day
Presidents Day is Monday, February 18. But the deals will be start even before that, so get ready. Not sure what to shop for? Don’t worry. We’re all about finding the best deals.
The hot new technology so prominently featured in Black Friday ads last fall is already history. Newer and better televisions and tablets are already hitting the market. So if you held back on technology purchases over the holidays, now is the time to start shopping for deals.
Cell phones, computer monitors, HDTVs and home-theater systems have some the best discounts right now.
Cars and trucks
As the deep-freeze of the winter months starts to ease up, car dealers are eager to get their inventory moving again. And since they’re still loaded up with last-year’s models, you can expect to find some deep discounts.
Apparel, shoes and accessories
Presidents Day is practically the best time of the year to shop for apparel. According to ABC News, apparel retailers discount an average of 47% off for Presidents Day. (Labor Day is the only holiday with deeper discounts — an average of 48% off.)
What not to buy …
Believe it or not, there’s one thing you absolutely shouldn’t buy on Presidents Day weekend. And it’s a huge purchase. The average American spends $1,000 or more on this item.
So if there’s one thing you don’t want to buy, it’s …
It’s true. Buying a mattress of Presidents Day weekend could mean you’ll miss out on huge sales just down the road.
New mattresses come out in the summer, so Memorial Day weekend is typically a better time to find deals on last year’s models. Unless your old mattress is giving you grief, you might be better off waiting a few months. You could save hundreds of dollars.
But if you absolutely must get a mattress now, at least earn Cash Back rewards and get free shipping at Mattress.com.
Shop early and get a better selection.
Presidents Day has sometimes been called the “Black Friday of February”. And just like on the real Black Friday, you’ll miss the best deals if you wait too long.
Most retailers will kick off their Presidents Day sales early. That means the most popular sizes and models will go fast. So don’t get caught unprepared. Be ready to buy when you find a deal you love. Luckily, here at ShopAtHome.com, we’ve put all of the best deals in one place.
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