Black Friday, but this is still a big weekend for sales.
Presidents Day weekend is the first opportunity of the new year, according to Diane McCrohan, an associate professor in the College of Business at Johnson & Wales University.
The February holiday is a great time to buy home furnishings and appliances at a discount. You can also find deals on winter apparel and electronics, McCrohan says
There are plenty of retailers hosting weekend sales leading up to the holiday on Feb.
are some of our day presidents picks:
- Academy Sports + Outdoors: Through Feb.
- Best Buy: Through Feb. 18, score in additional 50% off clearance items. 27, save up to 35% on appliance "top deals." Delivery is free of major appliance purchases of $ 399 and up.
- Dell: Save on laptops, desktops, monitors, gaming accessories and more
- DreamCloud Sleep: Order between now and Presidents Day to get $ 200 off DreamCloud mattress.
- Houzz: Through Feb. 20, up to 80% off kitchen, dining room, bedroom, bathroom and living room furniture and decor.
- J.C. Penney: Get up to 40% off select styles or major appliances
- Lowe's: Ending Feb. 27, get up to 35% off eligible appliance "special values," plus free local delivery on major appliances or $ 396 or more.
- Mattress Firm: Through Feb. 18, get a free adjustable base with a qualifying mattress purchase of $ 599 or more. Use promo code ELEVATE to claim online
- Nectar Sleep: Order between now and Presidents Day to get $ 125 off, plus two free pillows, when you purchase in Nectar mattress. up to 70% off a wide variety of items for the home.
- Serta: Purchase a Serta iComfort or iComfort Hybrid mattress and receive either a standard box spring (same size as the mattress purchased) or up to $ 500 off a qualified Serta adjustable foundation
See each retailer for full sale details, including exclusions.
And remember, if you want to outsmart the retailers and keep your budget intact this Presidents Day, buy only what you need during these sales. Retailers want to make money, and they know how easy it is to go to the store for one item and leave with several more.
"The house always wins with sales and marketing promotions," Kelly Goldsmith, an associate professor of marketing at Vanderbilt University, said in an email. “Or at least they try to!”