It’s time for the February shopping sweeps. The onslaught of new television shows this month also known as the February sweeps won’t compare to the number of sales you will see this weekend at local stores and online. Frugal families will save a bundle on big ticket items like furniture, appliances and new cars.
According to an ABC News Consumer Report, “Presidents Day discounts are expected to be even deeper than Black Friday’s,” and online deals may be your best bet, so visit your favorite stores’ websites often and early as merchandise may not last long.
Don’t forget to remember our Founding Fathers while taking advantage of special financing, rebates and free gifts over Presidents Day Weekend.
Old Navy has some great deals on clothes for mom, dad and the kids. You may want to head to Macy’s or American Signature Furniture if you’re planning on refurnishing and check out Wal-Mart if you’re looking to get in shape by summer, they’ve got some great deals on fitness equipment.
We couldn’t list every deal we found so we’ve highlighted a few of our favorites for our local s frugal families below.
Enjoy February’s sweeping Presidents Day Sales and as always, please double check with merchants for details as all sales are subject to change.
Why Go: Why not?
Deals: 30 percent off baby, maternity and kids clothing in store and online until Feb. 22; in-store only, $10 off a purchase of $50; all denim on sale, $10 for kids, $19 for adults through Feb. 29; 15 percent off any online purchase and 20 percent off a purchase of $100 or more online until Feb. 20
Why Go: Mattresses, free gifts
Deals: Half-off all mattresses; purchase a qualifiying mattress and receive free gift cards for Target, Wal-Mart and Toys 'R' Us worth up to $400 depending on mattress purchase; also free 32-inch LCD HDTV with select queen or king sets; all deals valid through Feb. 20
Why Go: Cutlery, Nine West handbags and furniture
Deals: Save up to $800 on furniture purchases; up to 75 percent off merchandise storewide; 58 to 66 percent off Nine West Handbags; 30 to 60 percent off women’s Adidas and Jockey active wear; Black and Decker four-slice convection oven only $29.99; Farberware 22-piece cutlery set $9.99; all deals good through Feb. 20
AMERICAN SIGNATURE FURNITURE
Why Go: Free financing
Deals: Spend $999 and get 10 percent off your purchase and free financing if paid within two years; sale is on through Feb. 27; visit website for coupons and more deals
Why Go: Kohl’s Cash, swimwear and sunglasses
Deals: 10 percent to 50 percent off swimwear; earn Kohl’s cash, $10 for each $50 spent until Feb. 19; spend Kohl’s cash on Feb. 20; 20 to 40 percent off running shoes for the whole family; 40 percent off sunglasses for men and women; 40 percent off toys; graphic tees for men $9.99; shop online and enjoy free shipping on purchases of $75 or more; sale prices good until Feb. 26
Why Go: New TVs
Deals: Two-day sale Sunday, Feb. 19 and Monday, Feb. 20; save $450 on a Samsung LCD TV; save $150 on a Nikon Coolpix camera, on sale for $99.99
Why Go: Appliances, mattresses and free store pickup
Deals: Up to 30 percent off all Kenmore appliances; 20 percent off all Craftsman power lawn and garden and outdoor storage; free store pickup; 50 to 60 percent off mattresses plus an extra 10 percent off mattresses more than $499; up to 40 percent off spring fashions
Why Go: Outdoor play and furniture and free store pickup
Deals: KMart is offering 30 percent off of outdoor play equipment, up to $400 off outdoor furniture, and up to $300 off of featured electronics; like Sears, you can enjoy free in-store pickup to make shopping a breeze; sale on through Feb. 20
Why Go: Mattresses, Lancôme gift, savings pass
Deals: $297 for a Serta queen two-piece mattress; save 50 percent on outdoor furniture; extra 15 percent and free shipping for online purchases; receive the award-winning Génifique, new Visionnaire & Hypnôse Doll Lashes mascara and a cosmetics bag to carry it all with a Lancôme purchase of $35; 20-50 percent off shoes; visit Macy’s to print out their in store savings pass
Unfortunately, we can list them all but some other noteworthy sales include a buy one get one 50 percent off sale at TOYS 'R' US as well as 25 percent off of all Tony Hawk bikes.
Enjoy 50 percent off of everything at AEROPOSTALE until Feb. 22.
T-shirts and tanks are only $10 at AMERICAN EAGLE OUTFITTERS through Feb. 20.
All tops and bottoms are on sale at THE CHILDREN’S PLACE, starting at only $6.
Hooray for the Red White and Blue sale at the GAP, where you will save up to 40 percent off selected styles and shop online with free shipping on purchases over $50.
BATH AND BODY WORKS’ Presidents Day specials include buy three, get three free signature collection body care items and $1 shipping for online orders over $25.
HHGREGG and LOWE’S are both offering 10 percent off appliances.
New and used car deals are too extensive to list but searching online, watching commercials and visiting local dealerships will give you the answers and information you need. Car dealers need to unload last year's leftovers so that is good news for you if it's time to upgrade to a new vehicle.