Things to buy in July


Knowing the best time to buy certain items can help you spend less and save more.

For every avenue there is to spend money, there’s a loophole for spending less of it,” Yahoo tech columnist David Pogue writes in "Pogue's Basics: Money." Pogue calculates that by shopping when prices on everyday items are lowest, the average American family could save roughly $855 a year.

Additionally, has determined that summer clothes, in particular patriotic items, go on sale in July since they have often been in stores since April and the surge of clothes for cooler fall weather take over the shelves and racks.

Also, July 20th thru August 5th is when Nordstrom’s ½ yearly sale occurs. And there are deals that shouldn’t be missed! July is also considered an optimal time for buying jewelry as there are no holidays that are considered jewelry holidays in July.


After Father’s Day, tools tend to go on sale. With weather warming up, its often too warm in the South to do as many outdoor projects in the later summer months. The 2 biggest grilling holidays have passed at this time, Memorial Day and 4th of July, so finding a deal on grills and barbeque equipment might be quite timely, too.

Fitness gear makes the list again as retailers drop prices on items that are remaining based on peoples fitness goals not being achieved due to vacation and the impending school year beginning.

Purchasing furniture is another good bet in July as new models tend to arrive in August. Furniture retailers need to make room for new inventory.

According to Amazon Prime Day is in July, as well. This is a great time to purchase Echo’s, Kindles and more. This sale usually last about 30 hours and the discounts are quite heavy on Amazon products.

Keep in Touch

The data relating to real estate on this website derive in part from the Internet Data Exchange program. Brokers make an effort to deliver accurate information, but buyers should independently verify any information on which they will rely in a transaction. All properties are subject to prior sale, change or withdrawal. Neither the publisher of this website nor any listing broker shall be responsible for any typographical errors, misinformation, or misprints, and they shall be held totally harmless from any damages arising from reliance upon this data. This data is provided exclusively for consumers’ personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties they may be interested in purchasing. © 2018 Carolina Multiple Listing Services, Inc.

Updated: 31st January, 2018 8:23 PM.

3430 Toringdon Way #200
Charlotte, NC 28277