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What to Buy in August 2024

You can save big by buying these things in August.

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Shemi Freytes
Data Scientist & BTTB Founder
34 min. read

Remember, most pricing is cyclical. Below, we've outlined the 113 products you can save the most on during the month of August. These are the items that will bring the greatest discounts—buy at just the right time and save big.

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Best time to buy appliances

1. Appliances

You might be tempted to buy one appliance at a time, even during sales, but purchasing in bulk is the best way to increase your discounts. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (22% of year; 17 sale periods; 82 sale days)


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Best time to buy a mattress

2. Mattresses

During these times, mattress shoppers are more likely to find affordable mattress deals on mattresses that can help provide your family with a good night's sleep without breaking the bank! Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (18% of year; 13 sale periods; 67 sale days)


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Best time to buy a laptop

3. Laptops

Why August is a good month to buy

Laptops are another great product to purchase during August's back to school sales. While some retailers will only offer discounts to those with a valid student ID, non-students in the market for a new PC can still benefit from these sales. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (12% of year; 10 sale periods; 44 sale days)


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Best time to buy a grill or BBQ

4. Grills or BBQs

Why August is a good month to buy

As you can probably imagine, most people aren't clamoring to buy grills and BBQs during the winter season. To help clear out leftover summer inventory, retailers offer end-of-summer deals that last through most of August. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (20% of year; 9 sale periods; 74 sale days)


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Best time to buy fitness equipment

5. Fitness Equipment

Sporting goods stores know that New Year's resolutions mean more people want to get into shape. Therefore, watch for lots of sales on home and office fitness equipment in January as demand spikes. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (19% of year; 10 sale periods; 71 sale days)


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Best time to buy bedding and linens

6. Bedding and Linens

Why August is a good month to buy

To help students prepare for a new dorm room or apartment, retailers offer sales on bedding and linens to help encourage sales. If you have a larger mattress than a twin XL, don't worry—you can find bedding and linen sales for more than just your dorm room mattress. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (18% of year; 6 sale periods; 67 sale days)


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Best time to buy a TV

7. TVs

While Black Friday may seem like the right time to make big purchases, you may be surprised to find out that there actually is a best time to buy a new TV. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (17% of year; 14 sale periods; 63 sale days)


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Best time to buy a refrigerator

8. Refrigerators

While buying a refrigerator might not be the most exciting purchase, it is an item you'll use almost every day. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (37% of year; 14 sale periods; 134 sale days)


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Best time to buy furniture

9. Furniture

Why August is a good month to buy

Furniture is one of the few items on the August list that is on sale for both the back-to-school season and the end-of-summer seasonal sale. Not only will retailers be eager to move the remaining summer inventory before the season is over, but they'll also hope to encourage as many sales as possible for students returning to school. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (31% of year; 16 sale periods; 112 sale days)


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Best time to buy a lawn mower

10. Lawn Mowers

Start scoping out your perfect mower in Spring, so you're ready to make your purchase by Autumn. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (24% of year; 13 sale periods; 87 sale days)


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Best time to buy a snow blower

11. Snow Blowers

Why August is a good month to buy

August continues July's trend as a great month to find a good price on a snow blower, especially on models released during the previous year. As retailers continue to receive the latest models ahead of the snowy season, the markdowns on last year's releases will continue to fall. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (34% of year; 9 sale periods; 124 sale days)


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Best time to buy a washer and dryer

12. Washers and Dryers

Why August is a good month to buy

You'll start seeing washers and dryers on sale during the last week of August. Not only are retailers hoping to secure a head start on Labor Day Weekend sales, but they'll also bank on you wanting to purchase a new washer and dryer at the start of the academic year, during the back-to-school season. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (23% of year; 13 sale periods; 85 sale days)


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13. Electric Tea Kettles

Did you know there's a best time to buy an electric tea kettle? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (13% of year; 13 sale periods; 48 sale days)


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Best time to buy an air fryer

14. Air Fryers

Did you know there's a best time to buy an air fryer? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (21% of year; 14 sale periods; 78 sale days)


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Best time to buy an Apple Watch

15. Apple Watches

Did you know there's a best time to buy an Apple Watch? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (10% of year; 5 sale periods; 36 sale days)


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Best time to buy an air purifier

16. Air Purifiers

Did you know there's a best time to buy an air purifier? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (30% of year; 13 sale periods; 109 sale days)


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Best time to buy area rugs

17. Area Rugs

Learn when to buy that perfect area rug in order to maximize your savings. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (6% of year; 12 sale periods; 23 sale days)


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Best time to buy baby furniture

18. Baby Furniture

Did you know there's a best time to buy baby furniture? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (28% of year; 15 sale periods; 104 sale days)


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Best time to buy a backpack

19. Backpacks

Did you know there's a best time to buy a backpack? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (17% of year; 12 sale periods; 61 sale days)


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Best time to buy bath towels

20. Bath Towels

Did you know there's a best time to buy bath towels? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (22% of year; 15 sale periods; 81 sale days)


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Best time to buy bed sheets

21. Bed Sheets

Did you know there's a best time to buy bed sheets? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (30% of year; 16 sale periods; 109 sale days)


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22. Bicycles

Did you know there's a best time to buy a bicycle? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (16% of year; 9 sale periods; 58 sale days)


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Best time to buy a blender

23. Blenders

Did you know there's a best time to buy a blender? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (14% of year; 13 sale periods; 52 sale days)


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Best time to buy board games

24. Board Games

Did you know there's a best time to buy board games? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (13% of year; 11 sale periods; 46 sale days)


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Best time to buy books

25. Books

Did you know there's a best time to buy books? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (20% of year; 12 sale periods; 72 sale days)


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26. Chest Freezers

Did you know there's a best time to buy a chest freezer? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (36% of year; 13 sale periods; 133 sale days)


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Best time to buy a coffee maker

27. Coffee Makers

Did you know there's a best time to buy a coffee maker? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (21% of year; 14 sale periods; 76 sale days)


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Best time to buy computer hardware

28. Computer Hardware

Did you know there's a best time to buy computer hardware? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (21% of year; 14 sale periods; 76 sale days)


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Best time to buy a computer keyboard

29. Computer Keyboards

Did you know there's a best time to buy a computer keyboard? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (21% of year; 14 sale periods; 76 sale days)


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Best time to buy a computer mouse

30. Computer Mice

Did you know there's a best time to buy a computer mouse? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (21% of year; 14 sale periods; 76 sale days)


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Best time to buy a computer monitor

31. Computer Monitors

Did you know there's a best time to buy a computer monitor? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (21% of year; 14 sale periods; 76 sale days)


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Best time to buy a computer

32. Computers

Did you know there's a best time to buy a computer? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (21% of year; 14 sale periods; 76 sale days)


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Best time to buy curtains

33. Curtains

Did you know there's a best time to buy curtains? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (22% of year; 15 sale periods; 81 sale days)


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Best time to buy a desktop computer

34. Desktop Computers

Did you know there's a best time to buy a desktop computer? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (21% of year; 14 sale periods; 76 sale days)


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Best time to buy a digital camera

35. Digital Cameras

Did you know there's a best time to buy a digital camera? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (21% of year; 14 sale periods; 76 sale days)


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Best time to buy a down comforter

36. Down Comforters

Did you know there's a best time to buy a down comforter? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (30% of year; 16 sale periods; 109 sale days)


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Best time to buy an e-reader

37. E-Readers

Did you know there's a best time to buy an e-reader? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (21% of year; 14 sale periods; 76 sale days)


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Best time to buy earbuds

38. Earbuds

Did you know there's a best time to buy earbuds? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (21% of year; 14 sale periods; 76 sale days)


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Best time to buy an electric scooter

39. Electric Scooters

Did you know there's a best time to buy an electric scooter? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (5% of year; 12 sale periods; 20 sale days)


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Best time to buy a fitness tracker

40. Fitness Trackers

Did you know there's a best time to buy a fitness tracker? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (21% of year; 14 sale periods; 76 sale days)


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Best time to buy a gaming keyboard

41. Gaming Keyboards

Did you know there's a best time to buy a gaming keyboard? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (21% of year; 14 sale periods; 76 sale days)


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Best time to buy a gaming pc

42. Gaming PCs

Did you know there's a best time to buy a gaming pc? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (21% of year; 14 sale periods; 76 sale days)


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Best time to buy a hair dryer

43. Hair Dryers

Did you know there's a best time to buy a hair dryer? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (18% of year; 7 sale periods; 67 sale days)


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Best time to buy headphones

44. Headphones

Did you know there's a best time to buy headphones? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (21% of year; 14 sale periods; 76 sale days)


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Best time to buy hiking boots

45. Hiking Boots

Did you know there's a best time to buy hiking boots? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (17% of year; 13 sale periods; 61 sale days)


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Best time to buy hiking gear

46. Hiking Gear

Did you know there's a best time to buy hiking gear? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (29% of year; 15 sale periods; 106 sale days)


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Best time to buy an iPad

47. iPads

Did you know there's a best time to buy an iPad? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (21% of year; 14 sale periods; 76 sale days)


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Best time to buy a lamp

48. Lamps

Did you know there's a best time to buy a lamp? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (41% of year; 13 sale periods; 148 sale days)


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Best time to buy luggage

49. Luggage

Did you know there's a best time to buy luggage? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (16% of year; 11 sale periods; 58 sale days)


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Best time to buy a MacBook

50. MacBooks

Did you know there's a best time to buy a MacBook? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (10% of year; 5 sale periods; 36 sale days)


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Best time to buy musical instruments

51. Musical Instruments

Did you know there's a best time to buy musical instruments? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (19% of year; 11 sale periods; 70 sale days)


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Best time to buy an office chair

52. Office Chairs

Did you know there's a best time to buy an office chair? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (12% of year; 11 sale periods; 42 sale days)


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Best time to buy office furniture

53. Office Furniture

Did you know there's a best time to buy office furniture? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (11% of year; 11 sale periods; 40 sale days)


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Best time to buy pillowcases

54. Pillowcases

Did you know there's a best time to buy pillowcases? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (21% of year; 15 sale periods; 78 sale days)


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Best time to buy a printer

55. Printers

Did you know there's a best time to buy a printer? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (13% of year; 13 sale periods; 46 sale days)


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Best time to buy a recliner

56. Recliners

Learn when to buy that perfect recliner or armchair in order to maximize your savings. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (6% of year; 11 sale periods; 21 sale days)


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Best time to buy a robot vacuum

57. Robot Vacuums

Did you know there's a best time to buy a robot vacuum? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (5% of year; 12 sale periods; 20 sale days)


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Best time to buy a smartphone

58. Smartphones

Did you know there's a best time to buy a smartphone? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (12% of year; 6 sale periods; 42 sale days)


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Best time to buy a suitcase

59. Suitcases

Did you know there's a best time to buy a suitcase? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (16% of year; 11 sale periods; 58 sale days)


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Best time to buy a tablet

60. Tablets

Did you know there's a best time to buy a tablet? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (13% of year; 13 sale periods; 46 sale days)


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Best time to buy a tent

61. Tents

Did you know there's a best time to buy a tent? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (36% of year; 15 sale periods; 132 sale days)


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Best time to buy a treadmill

62. Treadmills

Did you know there's a best time to buy a treadmill? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (14% of year; 13 sale periods; 51 sale days)


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Best time to buy a vacuum cleaner

63. Vacuum Cleaners

Did you know there's a best time to buy a vacuum cleaner? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (5% of year; 12 sale periods; 20 sale days)


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Best time to buy a video doorbell or doorbell camera

64. Video Doorbells or Doorbell Cameras

Did you know there's a best time to buy a video doorbell or doorbell camera? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (10% of year; 5 sale periods; 36 sale days)


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Best time to buy video games

65. Video Games

Did you know there's a best time to buy video games? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (14% of year; 13 sale periods; 50 sale days)


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Best time to buy a wedding dress

66. Wedding Dresses

Did you know there's a best time to buy a wedding dress? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (28% of year; 12 sale periods; 102 sale days)


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Best time to buy rugs

67. Rugs

Did you know there's a best time to buy rugs? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (7% of year; 13 sale periods; 24 sale days)


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Best time to buy a hot tub

68. Hot Tubs

Why August is a good month to buy

If you're in the market for a new hot tub, you'll want to hold off on making your purchase until the end of August. This is when you'll start seeing early Labor Day Weekend sales as well as the steep end-of-summer sales. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost always on sale (62% of year; 9 sale periods; 226 sale days)


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69. Winter Coats

Did you know there's a best time to buy a winter coat? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (31% of year; 10 sale periods; 113 sale days)


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Best time to buy tools

70. Tools

Did you know there's a best time to buy tools? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (13% of year; 13 sale periods; 49 sale days)


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71. Shoes

Did you know there's a best time to buy shoes? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (36% of year; 13 sale periods; 132 sale days)


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72. Purses

Did you know there's a best time to buy a purse? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (19% of year; 11 sale periods; 70 sale days)


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Best time to buy a hammock

73. Hammocks

Did you know there's a best time to buy a hammock? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (12% of year; 14 sale periods; 42 sale days)


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74. Hair Tools

Did you know there's a best time to buy hair tools? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (18% of year; 7 sale periods; 67 sale days)


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75. Guitars

Did you know there's a best time to buy a guitar? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (19% of year; 11 sale periods; 70 sale days)


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76. Pianos

Did you know there's a best time to buy a piano? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (19% of year; 11 sale periods; 70 sale days)


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77. Drums

Did you know there's a best time to buy drums? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (19% of year; 11 sale periods; 70 sale days)


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78. Upright Freezers

Did you know there's a best time to buy an upright freezer? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (36% of year; 13 sale periods; 133 sale days)


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79. Freezers

Did you know there's a best time to buy a freezer? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (36% of year; 13 sale periods; 133 sale days)


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Best time to buy DNA testing kits

80. DNA Testing Kits

Want to learn more about you and your family? There's a best time of year to buy DNA testing kits! Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (5% of year; 12 sale periods; 19 sale days)


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81. Video Game Consoles

Did you know there's a best time to buy a video game console? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (14% of year; 13 sale periods; 50 sale days)


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82. Winter Clothes

Did you know there's a best time to buy winter clothes? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (30% of year; 8 sale periods; 110 sale days)


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83. Summer Clothes

Did you know there's a best time to buy summer clothes? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (15% of year; 9 sale periods; 56 sale days)


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84. Clothing

Did you know there's a best time to buy clothing? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (47% of year; 15 sale periods; 171 sale days)


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Best time to buy candles

85. Candles

Did you know there's a best time to buy candles? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (36% of year; 14 sale periods; 132 sale days)


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Best time to buy camping gear

86. Camping Gear

Did you know there's a best time to buy camping gear? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (16% of year; 11 sale periods; 57 sale days)


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87. Baby Clothes

Did you know there's a best time to buy baby clothes? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (36% of year; 13 sale periods; 132 sale days)


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Best time to buy bedroom furniture

88. Bedroom Furniture

When it comes to buying new bedroom furniture — timing is everything. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (31% of year; 16 sale periods; 112 sale days)


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Best time to buy a coffee table

89. Coffee Tables

Learn when to buy that perfect coffee table in order to maximize your savings. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (30% of year; 14 sale periods; 109 sale days)


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Best time to buy a couch

90. Couches

A couch is the most used piece of furniture in your home. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (6% of year; 11 sale periods; 21 sale days)


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Best time to buy dining room furniture

91. Dining Room Furniture

Why August is a good month to buy

You can expect to see two types of dining room furniture sales during August. At the beginning of the month, retailers offer sales to move leftover summer inventory. At the end of the month, you'll start to see early Labor Day Weekend Sales. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (29% of year; 13 sale periods; 106 sale days)


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Best time to buy a dishwasher

92. Dishwashers

Few kitchen appliances save more time than a dishwasher—and modern dishwashers consume less water than washing by hand! Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (36% of year; 10 sale periods; 133 sale days)


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93. Floor Lamps

Did you know there's a best time to buy floor lamps? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (36% of year; 15 sale periods; 132 sale days)


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94. Food Processors

Did you know there's a best time to buy a food processor? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost always on sale (53% of year; 18 sale periods; 193 sale days)


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95. Haircare Products

Did you know there's a best time to buy haircare products? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (20% of year; 8 sale periods; 74 sale days)


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96. Juicers

Did you know there's a best time to buy a juicer? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost always on sale (53% of year; 18 sale periods; 193 sale days)


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Best time to buy kids' bedroom furniture

97. Kids' Bedroom Furniture

You can save big on kids' bedroom furniture by buying it at the right time. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (30% of year; 14 sale periods; 109 sale days)


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98. Kitchen Appliances

Did you know there's a best time to buy a kitchen appliance? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost always on sale (53% of year; 18 sale periods; 193 sale days)


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Best time to buy living room furniture

99. Living Room Furniture

The best time to buy living room furniture depends on these important sales. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (31% of year; 15 sale periods; 112 sale days)


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100. Makeup

Did you know there's a best time to buy makeup? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (44% of year; 14 sale periods; 161 sale days)


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101. Microwaves

Did you know there's a best time to buy a microwave? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost always on sale (53% of year; 18 sale periods; 193 sale days)


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102. Outdoor Gear

Did you know there's a best time to buy outdoor gear? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (47% of year; 15 sale periods; 170 sale days)


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Best time to buy patio furniture

103. Patio Furniture

Why August is a good month to buy

The final product category on our August list is patio furniture. Labor Day is one of the best times of the year to buy patio furniture on sale, but retailers will start offering discounts earlier than September to take advantage of the end of the summer season. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (50% of year; 11 sale periods; 182 sale days)


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104. Perfumes

Did you know there's a best time to buy perfume? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (44% of year; 15 sale periods; 162 sale days)


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105. Rice Cookers

Did you know there's a best time to buy a rice cooker? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost always on sale (53% of year; 18 sale periods; 193 sale days)


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106. Side or End Tables

Did you know there's a best time to buy side or end tables? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (30% of year; 15 sale periods; 109 sale days)


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107. Ski Boots

Did you know there's a best time to buy ski boots? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost always on sale (64% of year; 15 sale periods; 235 sale days)


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108. Ski Gear

Did you know there's a best time to buy ski gear? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost always on sale (64% of year; 15 sale periods; 235 sale days)


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109. Ski Jackets

Did you know there's a best time to buy a ski jacket? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost always on sale (64% of year; 15 sale periods; 235 sale days)


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110. Skincare Products

Did you know there's a best time to buy skincare products? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (44% of year; 14 sale periods; 161 sale days)


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111. Slow Cookers

Did you know there's a best time to buy a slow cooker? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost always on sale (53% of year; 18 sale periods; 193 sale days)


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112. Toasters

Did you know there's a best time to buy a toaster? Learn exactly when to purchase in order to save the most money. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost always on sale (53% of year; 18 sale periods; 193 sale days)


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113. Travel Gear

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Sale rarity: Almost always on sale (78% of year; 16 sale periods; 283 sale days)


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August FAQ

Yes, August is a good time to buy appliances. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a mattress. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a laptop. Why? Laptops are another great product to purchase during August's back to school sales. While some retailers will only offer discounts to those with a valid student ID, non-students in the market for a new PC can still benefit from these sales. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a grill or BBQ. Why? As you can probably imagine, most people aren't clamoring to buy grills and BBQs during the winter season. To help clear out leftover summer inventory, retailers offer end-of-summer deals that last through most of August. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy fitness equipment. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy bedding and linens. Why? To help students prepare for a new dorm room or apartment, retailers offer sales on bedding and linens to help encourage sales. If you have a larger mattress than a twin XL, don't worry—you can find bedding and linen sales for more than just your dorm room mattress. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a TV. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a refrigerator. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy furniture. Why? Furniture is one of the few items on the August list that is on sale for both the back-to-school season and the end-of-summer seasonal sale. Not only will retailers be eager to move the remaining summer inventory before the season is over, but they'll also hope to encourage as many sales as possible for students returning to school. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a lawn mower. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a snow blower. Why? August continues July's trend as a great month to find a good price on a snow blower, especially on models released during the previous year. As retailers continue to receive the latest models ahead of the snowy season, the markdowns on last year's releases will continue to fall. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a washer and dryer. Why? You'll start seeing washers and dryers on sale during the last week of August. Not only are retailers hoping to secure a head start on Labor Day Weekend sales, but they'll also bank on you wanting to purchase a new washer and dryer at the start of the academic year, during the back-to-school season. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy an electric tea kettle. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy an air fryer. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy an Apple Watch. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy an air purifier. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy area rugs. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy baby furniture. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a backpack. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy bath towels. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy bed sheets. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a bicycle. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a blender. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy board games. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy books. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a chest freezer. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a coffee maker. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy computer hardware. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a computer keyboard. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a computer mouse. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a computer monitor. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a computer. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy curtains. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a desktop computer. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a digital camera. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a down comforter. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy an e-reader. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy earbuds. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy an electric scooter. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a fitness tracker. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a gaming keyboard. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a gaming pc. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a hair dryer. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy headphones. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy hiking boots. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy hiking gear. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy an iPad. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a lamp. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy luggage. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a MacBook. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy musical instruments. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy an office chair. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy office furniture. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy pillowcases. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a printer. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a recliner. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a robot vacuum. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a smartphone. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a suitcase. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a tablet. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a tent. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a treadmill. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a vacuum cleaner. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a video doorbell or doorbell camera. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy video games. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a wedding dress. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy rugs. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a hot tub. Why? If you're in the market for a new hot tub, you'll want to hold off on making your purchase until the end of August. This is when you'll start seeing early Labor Day Weekend sales as well as the steep end-of-summer sales. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a winter coat. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy tools. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy shoes. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a purse. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a hammock. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy hair tools. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a guitar. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a piano. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy drums. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy an upright freezer. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a freezer. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy DNA testing kits. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a video game console. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy winter clothes. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy summer clothes. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy clothing. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy candles. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy camping gear. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy baby clothes. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy bedroom furniture. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a coffee table. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a couch. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy dining room furniture. Why? You can expect to see two types of dining room furniture sales during August. At the beginning of the month, retailers offer sales to move leftover summer inventory. At the end of the month, you'll start to see early Labor Day Weekend Sales. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a dishwasher. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy floor lamps. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a food processor. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy haircare products. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a juicer. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy kids' bedroom furniture. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a kitchen appliance. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy living room furniture. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy makeup. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a microwave. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy outdoor gear. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy patio furniture. Why? The final product category on our August list is patio furniture. Labor Day is one of the best times of the year to buy patio furniture on sale, but retailers will start offering discounts earlier than September to take advantage of the end of the summer season. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy perfume. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a rice cooker. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy side or end tables. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy ski boots. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy ski gear. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a ski jacket. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy skincare products. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a slow cooker. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy a toaster. Check best dates

Yes, August is a good time to buy travel gear. Check best dates

No. August is not a good time to buy a cruise. Check best dates

No. August is not a good time to buy a car. Check best dates

No. August is not a good time to buy a truck. Check best dates

No. August is not a good time to buy electronics. Check best dates

No. August is not a good time to buy cologne. Check best dates

No. August is not a good time to buy tires. Check best dates

No. August is not a good time to buy an artificial christmas tree. Check best dates

No. August is not a good time to buy an iPhone. Check best dates

No. August is not a good time to buy an engagement ring. Check best dates

No. August is not a good time to buy a range, stove, or oven. Check best dates

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