Save big with Memorial Day sales

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Don't miss out on big savings during Memorial Day

Memorial Day is Monday, May 27 – the unofficial start of the summer. You’re going to find some of the best sales since the start of the year. This Memorial Day weekend actually started in March, when Amazon kicked off its Memorial Day sale by taking 60% off shoes and accessories.

Memorial Day celebrates the brave men and women who died serving our country. Does bargain shopping diminish their gift to us? Absolutely not. In fact, it’s a fine tribute. Enjoying the freedoms provided for us by those who fell is a reminder of our blessings.

“We’re encouraged to see that such a high percentage of consumers plan to take advantage of Memorial Day weekend sales as May is a great time to get deep discounts on apparel, home goods and gym memberships,” says Mike Spankie, senior merchandising manager of Deals2Buy.com.

Keep the memories of the fallen in your heart, teach your children why Memorial Day matters, and honor our heroes by living your American Dream. If your American Dream means getting the most out of your hard-earned dollars, this is the article for you.

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Clothing sales

Clothing Sales


“Memorial Day is a great time to stock up on spring apparel, since we typically see deep discounts that qualify for an additional price cuts via a stacking coupon; combined, this can yield some big savings,” says Dealnews.com.

“Last year, for example, we saw promotions that slashed an additional 20% to 40% off sale items at stores like MLB.com, Original Penguin, Anne Klein, Perry Ellis, Macy's, and Speedo, oftentimes with items already marked 30% to 70% off. Additional retailers that offered some of the best clothing sales last year included ShopEcko, Old Navy, Betsey Johnson, and Backcountry.” Look for savings of up to 50% off select sunglasses and get free second-day shipping at SunglassHut.com. Or save up to 50% off sunglasses for him or her and get free shipping at eBay.


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Furniture sales

Home Furnishings

Home goods are the second most discounted shopping category in May. Look for Memorial Day deals from retailers such as Brylane Home, Pottery Barn, West Elm, and eSaleRugs. Discounts will range from 15% to 50% off.

Conventional wisdom says seasonal items – such as outdoor furniture – are at a premium in season. But there are still deals to be had. You can also save 23% off the Crosley Griffith 2 Metal Outdoor Seating Set in White, now $159.99 with free shipping at Cymax Stores.



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Electronics sales

Laptops and Electronics

Laptop deals are still going strong, and we can expect to see Memorial Day sales from Fry's Electronics, Dell Home, and MacMall – as we did last year.” However, Dealnews.com goes on to recommend holding off until later in the summer when you can take advantage of back-to-school laptop sales and save a few extra bucks, or snag a laptop bundle.

On the other hand, the folks at Deals2Buy.com feel differently. According to a recent survey, consumers are in the market for good deals on technology. The survey found that 50% of consumers would be willing to pay less for an older laptop once a new one is released.“I would caution that May is not typically when we see the deepest discounts on new electronics, but if you’re willing to buy an older model, you’ll always get a cost benefit,” says Spankie. You can save up to 66% off computers, TV’s, Blu-Ray players, cameras, appliances and much more at BestBuy. Offers are changing daily between now and June 1, so check back often.


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Yahoo! Travel

Summer Travel


One in five Americans will book summer travel during Memorial Day weekend, and they’ll find good deals when they do. Orbitz is offering up to 50% off on summer hotel stays. You can save up to $500 off flights and hotel packages and an extra $100 off with a code. There are deals on flights from $125 with a $50 savings on group travel at One Travel. And European Roundtrip Flights start at $705 with an extra $15 off at Cheap O Air.



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Backyard fun

Backyard Fun

This month you can save $120 off a Propel Trampolines 15ft Trampoline with Enclosure and Anchor Kit. It’s now $299.99 with free in-store pick up at Sears. If you’re nervous about the kids jumping on a trampoline after getting hopped up on Smores, there are more traditional outdoor recreation items. You can save 15% on Franklin Sports Outdoor and Indoor Hockey, Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball Games including free shipping at BuyDig.

While you’re having fun, you can also score big on practical items, such as saving 82% off an i-Zoom 11 LED 20 Lumens LED Mini Lantern for camping and emergencies. It’s now only $8.99 with free shipping at eBay.


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