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I’ve subscribed to the promotional emails of 500 companies and brands so that you don’t have to. I sift through 1,000 deal-touting emails every week. Most are worthless, but a handful offer valuable coupons, promo codes, sales, and freebies – which I collect and organize for you here.
Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! Just don’t expect to see too many MLKJ sales.
This long weekend isn’t as popular for sales as Memorial Day, Columbus Day, and Presidents Day weekends. I’ve actually seen more generic “winter sales” over the past few days as stores drop the prices of seasonal merchandise they still need to get rid of before spring arrives. For the most part, the best holiday weekend sales seem to be at clothing stores.
- Pampers: Free $20 Babies/Toys R Us gift card with the purchase of two 88-count or larger Pampers products at Babies/Toys R Us stores [1/16].
Clothing, shoes, accessories
- Ann Taylor (for her): 40 percent off almost everything – including new arrivals – in stores and online (use code WEEKEND) [expiration unknown].
- The Limited (for her): 40 percent off your entire purchase – including markdowns – in stores and online (use code SAVE40) [1/16].
- Crocs (for the whole family): Up to 70 percent off during the Winter Sale online [1/19].
- Lingerie: Best-selling baby dolls are $19 to $29 at Frederick’s of Hollywood stores [expiration unknown].
- Panties: All sale-priced panties have been marked down to $3 at Victoria’s Secret online (use code 299PANTY) [1/16].
- Jewelry: 30 to 50 percent off Swarovski crystal jewelry online [expiration unknown]. Remember, guys, Valentine’s Day is less than a month away.
- Del Taco: Free bacon breakfast burrito with any purchase (print first) [1/20].
- Mimi’s Cafe: Free four-pack of muffins with a $20 to-go order (print first) [1/16].
- Pollo Tropical: $1 soup on National Soup Day [1/18 only].
- Restaurant.com: 80 percent off restaurant gift certificates (use code DINNER) [1/16]. That means you can get a $25 certificate for $2 instead of $10. If you’re unfamiliar with Restaurants.com, be sure to read How to Cut Your Restaurant Bill in Half.
- Taco John’s: TJ Baja boneless wings orders are buy-one-get-one-half-off (print first) [1/18].
Health and beauty
- Drugstore.com: $5 off any $40-plus purchase [1/18]. Shipping is free!
- Drugstore.com: Up to 50 percent off New-Year’s-resolutions products like weight-loss and quit-smoking aids [expiration unknown].