Clearance Sales: Shopping Tips
Don’t you love it when you go shopping and find your favourite store having a huge sale? But at the same time are you always sure if you want to buy your desired item right away? Or do you want to wait till the price drops? Or do you just want to buy it as you think it’s worth the money? Read below to know more about how you can save money, look fashionable, and dress the way you want for cheap.
Wait for Six to Eight Weeks
A typical retail store lets a new item hang out on the shelves for six to eight weeks before it’s marked down. Merchandise in retail stores is ever-changing, so shop owners can’t afford to have old items languishing on the racks and taking up space.
Thursdays are the Best
If you want first dibs on a pair of shoes you’ve been eyeing, your best bet is to try shopping on a Thursday.
I once found a dress on sale that I loved, but they didn’t have my size. Instead of leaving empty-handed, I asked one of the retail associates if she could check around to see if any of their other store locations had the same dress in stock. As luck would have it, there was another, and the store had it shipped to my house for free.
Shop End of Season
One of the best times to get the bang for your buck is to shop during the end of a season. Keep in mind that retail stores are a couple of months ‘ahead of the weather,’l so you could still pick up a cheap sweater and get a month’s worth of wear before it’s time to bring out your spring wardrobe.