For years Black Friday was THE day to shop for the best deals. Then Cyber Monday entered the picture. And now the holiday sales seem to start earlier and last longer.
So what are the best times to buy during the holiday season?
If you’re looking to find savings on groceries – especially things like baking supplies and the staples for making your big meals and hosting gatherings – the best time to shop for holiday groceries is just before Thanksgiving. There always seems to be a bit of a drought on sales on some groceries and household goods between Thanksgiving and Christmas, so you should stock up when the sales are good so you can make it to the next round of sales in the new year.
But what if you’re looking for great deals on clothing, toys, electronics, tools, and other gifts?
The folks at Savings.com have put together this fabulous infographic that takes into account 1.5 million pieces of data from the past 6 years of holiday shopping seasons. So stop guessing when to go shopping and check it out:
Based on this data, you don’t have to worry about shopping on Thanksgiving, or Black Friday, or Cyber Monday, unless you really want to. There will be plenty of deals throughout the holiday season.
Of course, if you ask me, the best time to buy during the holiday season is when you shop with a list and a budget!
Learn how to shop smarter this holiday season and you’ll be on your way to good spending habits all year.
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