I subscribe to the promotional emails of hundreds of companies so you don’t have to. I sift through 1,000 deal-touting emails every week. Most are worthless. But some offer valuable coupons, promo codes, sales, and freebies – which I collect and organize here and on our Deals page.
Note: Expiration dates are in brackets.
- Free bumper stickers: The Democratic National Committee (“Not a Republican“) and Republican National Committee (“NObama“) are giving away free bumper stickers [expiration unknown]. If you request one, I suggest providing a fake phone number and fake email. I wouldn’t put it past either party to take the opportunity to bombard your phone or inbox. (They may bombard your physical mailbox too, but you can’t prevent that: Unlike your email address and cell phone number, your address is public record. Plus, snail-mail solicitations are less obtrusive.)
- 7-piece comforter set: 60 percent off at Linens ‘n Things online [expiration unknown]. Instead of $150, the set is $60.
- Eco-friendly supplies: Target is offering $50 in coupons for eco-friendly cleaners, water filters, and other “green” products for Earth Day, which is Sunday [4/21].
Office and school supplies
- Printer paper: 10-case reams are buy-two-get-one free at Staples stores (print first) [4/21].
- Office Depot: $20 off a $100-plus purchase in stores (print first) and online (use coupon code) [4/23].
- Staples: Their Dollar Days deals are going on this week, so check your local weekly ad to find out which basics, like pencils and notepads, are on sale for $1 [4/21].
CVS: 25 percent off everything online (use code 25DEAL) [4/22]. Unlike most CVS deals, there’s no minimum purchase requirement. Shipping is free if you spend $49.
- 16GB flash drive (SanDisk Cruzer): Marked down to $13 at Staples stores (print first) and online (use code) [4/21]. That’s an outstanding price per gigabyte for a flash drive, and that cap-less model is very popular. If you need a flash drive, I’d pounce on this.
- Headphones: 40 to 80 percent off select models at Amazon.com [expiration unknown].
Clothing, shoes, and accessories
- Maternity clothing: Clearance-priced items are now also buy-one-get-one-free at A Pea in the Pod online [4/18].
- Message T-shirts (for younger adults): 30 percent off at BustedTees.com (use code DIRTY30) [expiration unknown].
- Hoodies (for younger adults): 30 percent off at BustedTees.com (use code DIRTY30) [expiration unknown].
- Sandals (for her): $10 off at Loft stores and online [expiration unknown]. Instead of $30, they’re $20.
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