Top 10 Memorial Day SALES

4:58 PM, May 30, 2011   |    comments
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BUFFALO, NY - First off and most importantly, thank you to the heroes who sacrified for all of us and continue to be the reason we have freedom and are able to live in this amazing country.

It's a great holiday weekend to save depending on where you shop. And on a weekend where you'd expect any major store to be on board (Walmart... Target.... what's your deal?), that's not the case.

So, I hit up the stores to find you the most savings I can. This is generally a weekend where the savings are on clothes, not electronics.Shopping online gives you a chance to save without having to drive to a mall, fight for a parking spot, and without jeopardizing that integral time with your family this long weekend.

As usual, everything in this article is my opinion as a bargain hunter and extremely cheap individual. We receive no financial compensation and I NEVER talk to stores directly or follow-up on PR Requests.

1. Kohl's: Nicely done. Discounts are store-wide. Pay close attention to shoes, swim apparel and patio. $10 Kohl's Cash for every $50 spent through May 30th. Can be redeemed in store and online May 31st through June 12th. CLICK HERE. 

2. GAP: really kicking it up a notch this year. Save up to 65% as part of its Sale Extravaganza and save an additional 30% on those prices via coupon code GAPSAVE. Lasts through May 30th. Also of note big price drops at Old Navy. CLICK HERE.

3. Pottery Barn: Save up to 40%. Huge selection of savings which are wide-spread and much better than usual. Through May 30th. CLICK HERE. 

4. JC Penney: Now this is how you have a sale. Finally a store with widespread discounts in every department and for all the folks that would rather spend the long weekend with their family, some of the best prices are actually online. Free shipping with coupon code SHIP69 on orders of $69. This is good as I find the shipping prices here too high in the first place. CLICK HERE 

5. Macy's: Brilliant 2 Day Specials. Free shipping and extra savings on sale prices. Use coupon code: kickoff for that free shipping and an additional 15% reduction which is good through May 30th. CLICK HERE.

6. American Eagle Outfitters: Save up to 50% in the clearance section, plus an additional 30% off. Use coupon code 82934281 and your savings will be superb. Good through May 30th. CLICK HERE.

7. 6pm: Savings of up to 80% on Diesel and BCBGMaxazriam as well as up to 60% off NAOT and widespread markdowns. Upgraded complimentary shipping via UPS 2 Day air on orders over $100 otherwise shipping is $3.95 standard. CLICK HERE.

Also tied for this spot, Kenneth Cole with wide-spread discounts - particularly on shoes. Although I wish their prices were less to begin with, they're certainly worth a look today. CLICK HERE.

8. Home Depot: Nice offerings this year on paint and stain brands. Save $5 off a gallon or $20 off a 5-Gallon. 25% off on appliances, free delivery on most orders over $49. Grill prices are good but will get lower if you can hold off. Check out the lighting section for savings as well. CLICK HERE.  (most offers good through June 1st). 

9. Hollister and Abercrombie: Head straight for the clearance sections and then add a coupon for 25% off at A&F and 30% off your entire order at Hollister. If you play your cards correctly, you can easily save a total of 70% on an entire order. Add coupon code: 10062 at Abercrombie and coupon code 30139 at Hollister. Expires May 31st. CLICK HERE for Abercrombie and CLICK HERE for Hollister.

10. Tied for this spot: Overstock and Brookstone. At the O, they're not calling it a Memorial Day Sale but the "redline" section has just been replenished with great deals and markdowns. Offerings and prices good through June 2nd. CLICK HERE. At Brookstone. Limited quantities but you can essentially cut your order in half if you play your cards right. SHIP 99 gets you free shipping if your order is more than $99m $10 off orders of $80 or more via code MAY10, $13 OFF orders of $110 or more via code MAY13 and $18 off orders of $150 or more via code MAY18. CLICK HERE














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