Independence Day may not be till next week, but some of the summer's biggest sales have already started for brands like HP, GNC, Chico's, and Under Armour.
- MP3s: 14 free songs from SPIN magazine’s July issue (iTunes download code KNEMNFAA9RLL) [expires 7/31].
DVD-Rs: If you need to burn that music – or some movies or, you know, your entire hard drive – you can snag three 50-pack spindles of blank 4.7 GB TDK DVD-Rs (16x) for $24 at Buy.com [expiration unknown]. Yes, that’s 150 discs – and about 700 GBs – for 70 percent off the list price. Oh, and shipping’s free too.
- Hewlett-Packard: HP’s Independence Sale has already started online – and includes free shipping site-wide [expires 7/6]. And if that’s not enough savings, just apply a bonus promo code to your order: Take $10 off select $50-plus purchases (promo code 10SUMMER), which is an extra 20 percent off, or take $50 off select $199-plus purchases (promo code 50SUMMER), which is an extra 25 percent off. (There’s also a promo code to take $150 off select $1,000-plus purchases, but it’s only an extra 15 percent off.)
- 3M brand: 8 coupons for up to $1 off everything from glue sticks to scissors to just about every type of tape (printable coupons) [9/30].
Scotch brand: Printable coupons [6/30]:
- $1 off pop-up tape dispenser or hand-held dispenser.
- 75 cents off precision cutter (printable coupon).
- 50 cents off double-sided tape.
- $1 off two rolls of packaging tape.
- $1 off restickable shapes or tabs.
- 50 cents off foam mounting squares.
- 50 cents off super glue or liquid.
- 50 cents off easy-grip packaging tape dispenser.
- PetSmart: Check out the Power Sale – their biggest sale of the year – in stores for more than 14 pages of deals [expires 7/24].
- Pet Supermarket: $2 off any $10-plus purchase in stores (printable coupon) and online (coupon code 2off10email) [expires 7/15]. Just ignore the referral form to the right of the coupon – you don’t have to fill it out to be able to print the coupon.
- Sur La Table (kitchen and dining room stuff): Up to 60 percent off – everything from cookware to linens – in stores and online [expiration unknown].
- The Container Store: Over 100 great finds – for everything from your makeup to your laundry to your kids’ toys – are up to 50 percent off while the Happy Organized Home Sale lasts online [expiration unknown]. If you have a store nearby, you can pick up your purchase there instead of pay for shipping.
Clothing, shoes, and accessories:
- Chico’s (women): Up to 70 percent off during the Semi-Annual Blowout Sale in stores and online [“limited time only”].
- Kohl’s department store (the whole family): Get $10 in “Khol’s cash” for every $50 you spend in stores or online [expires 7/2]. You can cash your cash in on purchases made in stores or online from July 3 through July 17. While technically worth no more than 20 percent off, this is a great deal because Kohl’s will let you combine it with other coupons, sales, and Kohl’s charge card deals, so you can save a lot more than 20 percent if you shop smart.
- Under Armour (men, women, and kids): If you own any Under Armour athleticwear, you know it’s not cheap and not often on sale. But it’s up to 75 percent off during the Summer Sale online [expiration unknown]. Plus, shipping is free for new customers (promo code FVNJ3FCLD) [expiration unknown].
- Mimi’s Cafe (French restaurant): $5 off any $25-plus order (printable coupon) [6/30].
- Party City: Pick up tableware, birthday items, baby items, party favors, and more while the $1 Clearance Event in stores [“while supplies last”]. While you’re there, note that Halloween costumes are going for $5-plus while the Costume Clearance lasts in stores.
- General Nutrition Centers (GNC): Up to 58 percent off popular sports nutrition buys online [expiration unknown].