The day after Christmas sales bring a multitude of people out of their comfort zone really early, and in some cases shoppers are queuing up when it’s still dark. Millions of people will sleep-in today after a hard day of opening gifts and eating loads of Christmas goodies, although another
mad wise bunch would take this opportunity to find deals in stores.
Today has become known as tradition in some families, and meeting up on the day after Christmas (aka Boxing Day) is no different in 2011, in fact some families have been grabbing these discounted products for years this way. We’re not just talking about cut price gadgets and clothing, but also Christmas trees, decorations, cards and more bought today for Christmas 2012.
This article has taken a look at the many types of bargain hunters, and while these buyers know about the tricks retailers play, they’re glad to play the game and save at the same time. Popular items include winter clothing at more than half price thanks to stores underselling, and toys that were full price a couple of days ago are now drastically reduced, which can cause ill feeling for those that paid the full whack and other shoppers cannot spend enough on cheap toys that make good gifts next year.
Mainstream media will not only report how good the day after Christmas sales are this year, but also warn shoppers that retailers are not stupid. They know shoppers have been eating loads the last couple of days and the yearly New Years resolutions to lose weight will be catered for by the retailer with luring deals, which could include deals on exercise equipment starting today and in the New Years sales.
Another recommendation is to wait a little longer than today; this is due to people returning unwanted gifts, which can then be sold at dirt cheap prices, and we’re sure you’d want to snap these up.
You can see a news report below that explains a little about ways to save on December 26th. Have a watch and remember that the sales today are very repetitive every year, so learn the tricks retailers play and enjoy saving on new products for now and gifts in the future.
Have you ever visited the Day after Christmas sales to buy gifts and decorations for the following year?