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What to Buy in December 2024

You can save big by buying these things in December.

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Shemi Freytes
Data Scientist & BTTB Founder
22 min. read

Remember, most pricing is cyclical. Below, we've outlined the 71 products you can save the most on during the month of December. 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 bedding and linens

2. Bedding and Linens

Bedding and linen "white sales" have been held by department stores every January since 1878. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (18% of year; 5 sale periods; 66 sale days)


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Best time to buy a car

3. Cars

Keep an eye out for "aged inventory," which refers to any inventory that has remained unsold for a period of time. 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 cruise

4. Cruises

Most people book their spring and summer cruises between January and March, meaning the cruise companies compete with each other by running tons of promotions during this time. This is known as "Wave Season". Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (22% of year; 4 sale periods; 81 sale days)


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Best time to buy electronics

5. Electronics

From gaming consoles to cell phones, here's everything you need to know about securing yourself a good deal. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (18% of year; 6 sale periods; 66 sale days)


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Best time to buy fitness equipment

6. 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: Almost never on sale (14% of year; 10 sale periods; 50 sale days)


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Best time to buy furniture

7. Furniture

Finding the perfect price for your dream piece will be based on the biannual release of new furniture. 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 grill or BBQ

8. Grills or BBQs

Who says summer is the only time to buy yourself a new grill? Continue reading

Sale rarity: Often on sale (33% of year; 9 sale periods; 122 sale days)


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Best time to buy a lawn mower

9. 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 mattress

10. 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 (22% of year; 11 sale periods; 81 sale days)


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Best time to buy a laptop

11. Laptops

The laptop is the most purchased PC, surpassing desktops' 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 refrigerator

12. 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 (36% of year; 12 sale periods; 131 sale days)


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Best time to buy a snow blower

13. Snow Blowers

When winter hits, a reliable snow blower is one of the most crucial items to keep your home clear and easy to access. Knowing the best time to buy one can take time and effort—but we've already done the work for you. 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 truck

14. Trucks

Focus on three-day holiday weekends, the end of each quarter, and the end of the year to get the best truck deals. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (17% of year; 11 sale periods; 61 sale days)


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Best time to buy a TV

15. 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 (16% of year; 14 sale periods; 60 sale days)


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Best time to buy a washer and dryer

16. Washers and Dryers

The best deals for washing machines and dryers come on major shopping holidays, but timing your purchase to coincide with seasonal swings and trade shows can get you even steeper discounts. Continue reading

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


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17. 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 area rugs

18. 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 an artificial christmas tree

19. Artificial Christmas Trees

Most artificial Christmas tree designs are based on natural evergreen species from different parts of the world. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost never on sale (8% of year; 8 sale periods; 31 sale days)


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20. 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 (36% of year; 11 sale periods; 130 sale days)


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21. 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 (49% of year; 17 sale periods; 178 sale days)


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22. 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: Often on sale (37% of year; 18 sale periods; 136 sale days)


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23. 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 (45% of year; 19 sale periods; 164 sale days)


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24. 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 (9% of year; 4 sale periods; 34 sale days)


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Best time to buy bedroom furniture

25. 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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26. 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: Almost always on sale (53% of year; 13 sale periods; 194 sale days)


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27. 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; 15 sale periods; 132 sale days)


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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 (23% of year; 18 sale periods; 84 sale days)


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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 (23% of year; 18 sale periods; 84 sale days)


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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 (23% of year; 18 sale periods; 84 sale days)


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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 (23% of year; 18 sale periods; 84 sale days)


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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 (23% of year; 18 sale periods; 84 sale days)


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Best time to buy a couch

33. 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 a coffee table

34. 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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35. 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 (23% of year; 18 sale periods; 84 sale days)


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36. 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 (23% of year; 18 sale periods; 84 sale days)


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Best time to buy dining room furniture

37. Dining Room Furniture

You can save big on dining room furniture by buying it at just the right time. 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

38. 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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Best time to buy DNA testing kits

39. 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 (3% of year; 7 sale periods; 10 sale days)


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40. 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 (45% of year; 19 sale periods; 164 sale days)


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41. 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 (23% of year; 18 sale periods; 84 sale days)


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42. 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 (23% of year; 18 sale periods; 84 sale days)


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43. 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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44. 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 (23% of year; 18 sale periods; 84 sale days)


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


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46. 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 (23% of year; 18 sale periods; 84 sale days)


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47. Gaming PC

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 (23% of year; 18 sale periods; 84 sale days)


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48. 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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49. 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 always on sale (53% of year; 17 sale periods; 192 sale days)


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Best time to buy a hot tub

50. Hot Tubs

Studies indicate that 15 minutes in a hot tub per day can decrease the amount of cortisone, the stress hormone, in the body. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Almost always on sale (62% of year; 12 sale periods; 226 sale days)


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Best time to buy kids' bedroom furniture

51. 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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Best time to buy living room furniture

52. 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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53. 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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54. 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: Often on sale (35% of year; 12 sale periods; 127 sale days)


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55. 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: Often on sale (35% of year; 12 sale periods; 127 sale days)


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56. 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: Often on sale (45% of year; 19 sale periods; 164 sale days)


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57. 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: Rarely on sale (23% of year; 18 sale periods; 84 sale days)


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Best time to buy a recliner

58. 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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59. 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: Often on sale (49% of year; 17 sale periods; 178 sale days)


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60. 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: Often on sale (37% of year; 18 sale periods; 136 sale days)


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61. 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: Often on sale (36% of year; 10 sale periods; 133 sale days)


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62. 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 (49% of year; 17 sale periods; 178 sale days)


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63. 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: Rarely on sale (19% of year; 12 sale periods; 70 sale days)


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64. 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: Often on sale (36% of year; 14 sale periods; 130 sale days)


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65. 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 (17% of year; 12 sale periods; 61 sale days)


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Best time to buy tires

66. Tires

Some winter tires are made from one of the hardest natural substances in the world—walnut shells. Continue reading

Sale rarity: Rarely on sale (18% of year; 4 sale periods; 64 sale days)


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67. 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: Almost always on sale (53% of year; 17 sale periods; 192 sale days)


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68. 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 always on sale (55% of year; 18 sale periods; 199 sale days)


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69. 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: Rarely on sale (23% of year; 18 sale periods; 84 sale days)


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70. 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: Rarely on sale (23% of year; 18 sale periods; 84 sale days)


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71. 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 (38% of year; 15 sale periods; 139 sale days)


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December FAQ

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

Yes, December is a good time to buy bedding and linens. Check best dates

Yes, December is a good time to buy a car. Check best dates

Yes, December is a good time to buy a cruise. Check best dates

Yes, December is a good time to buy electronics. Check best dates

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

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

Yes, December is a good time to buy a grill or BBQ. Check best dates

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

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

Yes, December is a good time to buy a laptop. Check best dates

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

Yes, December is a good time to buy a snow blower. Check best dates

Yes, December is a good time to buy a truck. Check best dates

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

Yes, December is a good time to buy a washer and dryer. Check best dates

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

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

Yes, December is a good time to buy an artificial christmas tree. Check best dates

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Yes, December is a good time to buy dining room furniture. Check best dates

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Yes, December is a good time to buy a hot tub. Check best dates

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Yes, December is a good time to buy tires. Check best dates

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

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

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

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

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

No. December is not a good time to buy patio furniture. Check best dates

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