Keys to Saving at 18 Major Retailers This Holiday Season

Holiday shopping has begun. Here's a roundup of the stories that can help you save at some of the nation's biggest retailers.

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Black Friday is now less than one month away, falling on Nov. 25 this year.

That means the shopping frenzy that surrounds the fall retail holidays will be here before you know it.

Over the past decade, retailers have started opening earlier and earlier on Black Friday, which has traditionally kicked off the holiday sale season. In recent years, some stores even started opening the day before, on Thanksgiving Day.

This year, fewer retailers will open on Thanksgiving — but Black Friday start times are continuing their backward creep to an earlier calendar date.

In fact, the new trend this year seems to be pre-Black Friday sales. For example:

So to help you prepare for this rapidly approaching season of sales upon sales, we’ve rounded up our best tips for saving at some of the nation’s biggest retailers. You may find some overlap in the tips, but tried-and-true methods for saving money bear repeating.

  1. 10 Strategies to Save Big Bucks at Amazon
  2. 10 Ways to Save at Bed, Bath & Beyond
  3. 9 Great Ways to Save at Best Buy
  4. 7 Ways to Save More at Big Lots
  5. 7 Ways to Save at BJ’s Wholesale Club
  6. 8 Ways to Squeeze the Most From Your Costco Membership
  7. “8 Steps to Save Big at CVS
  8. 7 Ways to Save at Dick’s Sporting Goods
  9. 6 Ways to Save More at JCPenney
  10. 10 Expert Tips for Saving More at Kohl’s
  11. 6 Savvy Ways to Save More at Lowe’s and The Home Depot
  12. 7 Ways to Save at Nordstrom
  13. 7 Ways to Save at Old Navy
  14. 7 Clever Ways to Save Money at Sam’s Club
  15. 7 Sly Ways to Save Money at Target
  16. 6 Smart Tricks to Save at T.J.Maxx
  17. 8 Ways to Save at Walgreens
  18. 8 Secret Ways to Save at Walmart

What’s your favorite tip for saving money at your favorite retailer? Share with us by commenting below or over on our Facebook page.

Karla Bowsher
Karla Bowsher
I’m a freelance journalist and former newspaper reporter who has covered both personal and public finance. I've worked for a top 50 major metro daily and a community newspaper as well as ... More


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