Christmas in July: 5 Ways to Save
You just had an amazing Fourth of July holiday, catching some rays and enjoying the company of friends. The last thing on your mind is (probably) Christmas. And yet, there it is…staring you down at the department store: a Christmas sale…in the middle of July. Faced with another slow summer season, some marketer, somewhere, created “Christmas in July” and holiday shopping hasn’t been the same since! If you’re looking to cut costs on those Christmas expenses or just love to shop, now is the perfect time. Here are 5 ways to save.
When Christmas actually rolls around in December, it can feel a bit chaotic trying to get all the decorations on top of the presents. Especially when you can get all your decor needs at a huge discount in July. Home Depot is offering 75% off select holiday décor, from Christmas wreaths and string lights to inflatables and light projectors. And, of course, basic necessities like Christmas trees are on sale too.
Amazon Prime Day launched in 2015 as a one-day sales event to celebrate Amazon’s 20th anniversary. This year, the retail holiday will be a 48-hour sale July 15-16. There will be major savings on Amazon devices and 1 million additional deals across the site. This sale is only available to Prime members. Not a Prime member? Sign up for a free 30-day trial so make sure you sign up.
The Original Christmas Sale
Mega-retailer QVC has offered Christmas in July sales since 1987. It has sales on everything you’ll need from culinary and gadgets to fashion and toys. And it’s extended it’s return policy, so you can shop with more confidence. There’s even a $25,000 sweepstakes with a chance to win exciting prizes from some of QVC’s most popular brands.
Fashion Heaven on Earth
Nordstrom hosts their anniversary sale this year July 19 – August 4th. If you’re a fashionista, this sale is for you! You can get all the latest trends from top brands at a fraction of the normal cost. If you sign up for The Nordy Club, the company’s loyalty program, you can get early access to the sale July 12 at 12:30 p.m.
Right on Target
If you have young kids, you should definitely consider hitting up Target. The mammoth chain is offering a nice selection of toys at 70% off. It’s summer section will also be marked down by 90%. You won’t want to miss out on these incredible deals.
Who would have thought that July would be so packed with savings? Whether you’re actually shopping for Christmas or just want to treat yourself, there’s something for everyone this Christmas in July. Don’t wait till Black Friday when the savings are already here!