Shop after the holiday and ring in the new year with savings.
The season was jolly and the halls, decked. But you may not want to put your wallet away just yet: After-Christmas sales can add up to big bucks, with top retailers slashing stock they’d rather not carry into the new year.
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What to expect from after-Christmas sales
You’re sure to find post-holiday deals on just about everything you weren’t able to cross of your Christmas wish list, from clothing to home goods and mattresses.
Many top fashion retailers have an eye on the next season, itching to unload winter clothing, outerwear and seasonal togs after Christmas. Boohoo often holds a sitewide sale after the holidays, and stores like Old Navy, Banana Republic and Kate Spade are known for amazing savings this time of year.
If you don’t mind digging through ornaments and lights after the holidays, you can save a ton on next year’s decorations. Plus, you won’t have to worry about last-minute shopping before next Christmas.
Join the hordes of Americans adding “get fit” to New Year’s resolutions by treating yourself to new exercise equipment after the holidays and into early January. Keep an eye on Amazon, Walmart and Sears for some of the best deals on exercise equipment post-holidays.
You might not find electronics deals on the level of Black Friday, but there’s a chance you could snag solid savings on smaller electronics items and accessories after Christmas at stores like Best Buy and Walmart.
Consider holding off on a new TV until February, however, what with the savings you’re bound to find before the Super Bowl.
Where to shop after Christmas sales
Not sure where to start? Look to some of the biggest retailers in the US.
Amazon offers loads of after-Christmas deals that typically start as early as December 23rd. Look out for Deals of the Day, similar to the retailer’s Black Friday sale setup.
Score up to 25% off Christmas lights and other holiday decor, plus find savings on appliances and tools.
This red-hot retailer is no stranger to a good sale. Expect price cuts on the latest styles after Christmas.
This on-trend fashion retailer is known for offering up to 50% off after Christmas, though savings tend to roll out before the 25th.
This high-end retailer holds its Half Yearly Sales after Christmas. Shop for up to 50% off select items through early January.
Century 21 stocks fashion, footwear, bedding, housewares, jewelry, beauty products, electronics and more. And it’s known to invite up to 75% off prices after Christmas.
This trendy retailer often holds its not-so-secret semiannual sale right after Christmas. The savings kick off December 26th and include 50% markdowns, BOGOs and other deals.
This American luxury department store is known to host its Last Call sale after Christmas, with potential savings of up to 55% or more.
In years past, Barneys has offered a huge 70% off clearance sale starting the day after Christmas.
For just a few days after Christmas, J. Crew tends to slash prices on select items by 50%, often extending an extra 30% off sale items.
Rely on this upscale department store to run sales after Christmas, featuring hefty savings of up to 75% on items throughout the store. In the past, these markdowns lasted until New Year’s Day only, so snap up savings while you can.
Find deep discounts on children’s books and hardcovers during this popular bookseller’s post-Christmas sale. Online orders often come with free shipping too.
Macy’s hosts one of its biggest sales of the year just after Christmas. Stock up on underwear, activewear and linens — even a new mattress for a sounder sleep in the new year.
The iconic Saks has a history of offering up to 70% off some of its hottest styles during its after-Christmas sale.
Where and when to shop after Christmas
Many retailers extend their shopping hours for the day after Christmas. Check with your local stores before heading out for savings.
|Store||After-Christmas hours||More info|
|Kohl's||5 a.m.–10 p.m.||Find out more|
|Walmart||5 a.m.–10 p.m.||Find out more|
|JCPenney||6 a.m.–10 p.m.||Find out more|
|Old Navy||6 a.m.–11 p.m.||Find out more|
|Dick's Sporting Goods||7 a.m.–9:30 p.m.||Shop now|
|Lowe's||7 a.m.–9 p.m.||Find out more|
|Macy's||7 a.m.–10 p.m.||Find out more|
|Sears||7 a.m.–11 p.m.||Find out more|
|Target Beauty Box||7 a.m.–11 p.m.||Find out more|
|Bass Pro Shops||8 a.m.–10 p.m.||Find out more|
|Saks Off Fifth||8 a.m.–8 p.m.||Find out more|
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