As the Features Director at DealNews, Lindsay Sakraida oversees a team of writers to manage content direction for weekly feature stories. She specializes in writing about shopping trends and lifestyle subjects. Prior to joining the DealNews team in 2009, Sakraida worked for several organizations in the publishing and Internet industries, including American Photo, Esquire, and others. Her work with DealNews has appeared on MSN Money, and as a freelance journalist, she has been published in a variety of prominent publications, including SMASH,New York, and CMJ.com.
Spring is at our doorstep, and even if you're planning to stay glued to the couch for all of March Madness, you'll also likely be doing a bit of spring shopping. To help you save big, we've gathered information on the most savvy purchases this month. From chocolates to gaming consoles, here are the best and worst things to buy in March.
February may be the shortest month of the year, but it's certainly not lacking in savings. You might not score as big of a discount as you would prefer on a Valentine's Day gift, but this month you'll find deals on several necessities like winter coats and tax software. We've sorted through our archives of sales, coupons, and daily deals to find out what the best and worst things are to buy in February.
A recent study shows that many people put off buying their holiday gifts in the hopes of getting 70% off. While we see stores offer such discounts on a regular basis, that tactic can sometimes lead to retail heartache if you're shopping for something specific.
Another year is nearly upon us, so it's an ideal time to consider revamping your wardrobe. To help you get a jump start on redefining your look, we've rounded up the best apparel sales of the week. Grab a classic denim jacket or Ralph Lauren pullover for less than $40, stock up during the famed Victoria's Secret semi-annual sale, or ease into a soft hoodie or multi-purpose jacket.
The new year is upon us, and after all that shopping you likely did during the holidays, you may be looking forward to giving your credit card a rest. But January is an excellent month to buy certain things like winter apparel or early Valentine's Day gifts.
Target made waves earlier this week when it announced that as many as 40 million credit and debit card numbers had been compromised via in-store purchases. In response, CEO Gregg Steinhafel announced that the retailer would offer 10% off all in-store purchases this weekend, as an apology for the ordeal. Is that enough?