Post-Christmas sales, bargains and discounts
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If you're not too full to move after your Christmas feast, Boxing Day is the time to hunt down the best bargains. Lots of sales are already underway online, but if you're pushing the leftover turkey to one side and hitting the high street, here are the big ones to watch out for.
The winter sales got underway even earlier this year, but the real discounts start now. Some of the biggest names kick off their sales on Christmas Day itself so whether you want to beat the crowds and bag a bargain online, or work off that turkey and hit the high street on Boxing Day, here is our rundown of the biggest and best sales over the festive holidays.
The big ones
Debenhams is promising its largest ever half-price sale on Boxing Day from 7am with thousands of items reduced by 50%. If you’re shopping online, you get a sneak preview online Christmas Eve. Top offers include Christy Egyptian Bath Towels for £18 (was £36), Freya Rose Patsy Plunge Bra for £15 (was £30), Amplified Performance Headphones for £12.50 (was £25) and Mickey Mouse 17" Plush for £12.50 (was £25).
John Lewis clearance deals - with up to 50% off - start online Christmas Eve from 5pm and in all stores from 27th December until 19th January.
The Next sale has been confirmed and as usual it starts extra early in-store from 6am on Boxing Day with at least 50% off across the store.
The House of Fraser winter sale offers up to 50% off across selected departments. Many items are already on sale but there’ll be further discounts online at midday Christmas Eve and in-stores nationwide from 8am on Boxing Day. Top picks include Shabby Chic Storage Boxes for £20 (was £40), this Biba Floral Dress for £37.50 (was £75) and a Le Xpress Espresso Maker for £11 (was £22).
Superdrug’s sale starts online 23rd December and in-store Boxing Day, top picks include a Vanilla & Honey Trio for 99p (was £7), a Fragrant Florals Gift Set for £1.99 (was £12), Studio London Smokey Eye for £1.99 (was £12), Colour Unlimited Party Purse for £2.99 (was £18), Sweet Snuggles Hot Water Bottle for £2.99 (was £10) and Sweet Snuggles Cosy Socks for 99p (was £6).
Bag a bargain on designer clothes with up to 50% off in-store and online at Fenwick from Friday 27th December.
The Marks & Spencer sale hasn’t been confirmed but rumour has it starting online from 5pm Christmas Eve and in the bigger M&S stores on Boxing Day with savings of 50% across many ranges.
Sainsbury's has also launched its biggest ever January sale, with 800 items reduced by up to 50%.
The Ikea sale started 19th December and runs until 12th January. Ikea Family members get an extra 10% off sale prices.
The Habitat sale also got going early, on 18th December and will run until 27th January. Half-price items include this Set of 4 Cereal Bowls for £9 (was £18), this Walsh Kingsize Duvet Cover for £20 (was £40), this Rae Green Dining Chair for £60 (was £120) and this Bobby Silver Metal Floor Lamp for £30 (was £60).
B&Q’s sale launches 24th December and runs until 30th December. The big offer this year is 25% off when you spend £350 on all kitchens, bedroom and bathrooms (on top of sale prices). You can also buy an Indesit washing machine for £149 (was £199) and Cooke & Lewis Fabian toilet & basin package for £169 (was £269).
From midnight on Christmas Eve, you can browse through the Argos sale items – save 60% on selected furniture and get an extra 15% off over 4,000 lines until 31st December 2013, save up to 60% on household items and £100 on selected white goods, running until 17th January 2014.
There is 20% off everything when you spend over £50 in-store and online at Homebase from Boxing Day until 1st January 2014. Offers include up to 50% off small home appliances, dinnerware and bathroom furniture, and up to 60% off selected laminate flooring.
If it’s electrical goods you’re after, both Currys and PC World will kick off their sale online at 7pm on 24th December while in-store sales will launch on Boxing Day morning 8am. Look out for this Zanussi washing machine down from £379.99 to £249.99, the Garmin Nuvi 2597LMT 5” Sat Nav for £139.99 (was £189.99) and Nikon Coolpix S6500 16mp, 12x optical zoom camera with WiFi (red) for £89.99 (was £149.99).
Stock up on kitchen equipment in the Lakeland sale, starting in stores from 27th December with up to 50% off.
If you need a new kitchen instead, the Magnet winter sale starts Boxing Day with 50% off all cabinets.
The Villeroy & Boch annual sale started on 10th December but runs until 12th January at its Factory Shop, so make a visit to save up to 75% on tableware, gifting collections and Christmas decorations.
You get 30% off sofas (including custom and stock orders) at Camerich from 1st to 31st January. Or save 20% on sofas and armchairs (and 15% on everything else excluding Metropolis and Ballet ranges) at Case Furniture from 4th to 31st January.
This year the Barkerandstonehouse.co.uk winter sale starts on Boxing Day with up to 50% off furniture and accessories. Buy a Deakin extending dining table with six chairs for £899 (was £1,555), a Bleecker 8 Drawer Sideboard for £429 (was £615) and a Tula three-seater sofa for £699 (was £999).
Emma Bridgewater is offering up to 40% off online from 12pm on Friday 27th December and in store from Saturday 28th December. Other offers include two for £10 on all tea towels and 20% off glassware and Melamine.
The Roger Oates sale starts on Thursday 8th January and you get up to 50% off stair runners and rugs and a selection of fabrics down to £10 per metre. Get your bits before the sale ends 1st February.
Bag online discounts
Halfords.com seasonal promotions start 7am Christmas Eve, with an extra 10% off everything online until midnight Christmas Day. You’ll be able to save on the Apollo Feud mountain bike and the Apollo Transfer, both now £89.99 (was £259.99), the Elite Magnetic Trainer, now £66.60 (was £149.99) and the Elite Magnetic Trainer Pack, now £112.50 (was £249).
Shoes and boots are included in the Kurt Geiger winter sale and if you don’t mind wearing older stock, shop online at discount outlet Shoeaholics.com where you save up to 75% on Kurt Geiger, Nine West and Carvela.
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ThePresentFinder.co.uk is having a sale with up to 50% off over 600 items from Christmas Eve but wait until the following week to buy – they are updating the sale to up to 75% off!
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