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2016 Labor Day Sales Are Here, and Summer Clearance Is HOT

Labor Day weekend sales have begun! We're rounding up the best deals, and — surprise! — summer clearance items are dominating the hottest discounts.

September Is the PERFECT Time to Buy These 9 Things

Thanks to the overlap of Labor Day, summer clearance, and back-to-school sales, September is a great time to buy everything from clothes to TVs. So while the end of summer may be upon us, the best deals of the year are only now beginning.

7 Things to Buy in July (and 5 Things You Should Definitely Skip)

In the gulch between Memorial Day and Labor Day, you might think sales are hard to come by, but the opposite is true. Shopping heats up in July, with stores offering everything from rare discounts on in-season apparel to desperately needed air conditioners.

9 Kitchen Tools That Are Completely Useless (or Totally Useful?)

How valuable is a garlic press? Or an asparagus steamer? Here, we make the case for (and against) purchasing controversial kitchen tools. See if you agree!

10 Must-Have ThinkGeek Items for Any True Nerd

We rounded up ThinkGeek's 10 best-selling items for 2016, featuring weird watches, glowing hoodies, and a whole lotta Star Wars stuff. Trust us: These items will have you reaching for your credit card faster than you can say, "Han shot first."

The 10 Best Things to Buy With That Amazon Prime Now Coupon

Amazon is taking $10 off first-time Amazon Prime Now orders of $20 or more. Believe it or not, that's one of the best dollar-off coupons we've seen from the mega-retailer in years. This coupon yields some fantastic deals on household necessities.

Don't Sweat It! 9 Tips for Getting Air Conditioning on a Budget

Americans spend $11 billion a year cooling their homes. But with these tips on how to choose an air conditioner and maximize its effectiveness, you can keep those costs under control.

Easy, Breezy Buying: Our Comprehensive Guide to Ceiling and Room Fans

As the temperature heats up, you're probably looking for a way to dial it back down. If you're fan shopping this summer, here's what you need to know about the different fan types, features, and prices, and the brands you can count on for reliable products.

2016 Memorial Day Sales Are Here, And the Clothing Deals Are HOT

Memorial Day sales are finally here! As we predicted, the discounts from clothing stores are very appealing. But there's still more to come from big box stores too.

DIY Home Improvement is Blowing Up! Get the Most Out of It

Homeowners are going shopping, and that's a big shot in the arm for DIY home improvement as a business. Here's look at how that trend is playing out nationwide.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in May

Find out how to get non-traditional gifts for Mom, spring clothing deals for Memorial Day, and more in our May buying guide. But hold off on Apple laptops, as big changes mean deals are just around the corner.

Meijer Black Friday Ad Analysis: A 55" Doorbuster That Matches Target

While ho-hum for the most part, Meijer's Black Friday ad does boast a couple of TV doorbusters that are worth seeking out, a great Wii U bundle, and savings on Amazon Fire tablets.

Ask an Editor: When is the Best Time to Buy a Dishwasher?

Large appliances, dishwashers included, is one of the many, many product categories that sees its very best deals during the Black Friday season. But if you can't wait, there's hope for you in September.

What to Expect from Super Saturday Sales for 2014

The last weekend before Christmas is a heady, anxious time for shoppers. The so-called "Super Saturday" sales that occur during this time offer one last chance to score a deal on that perfect present. Super Saturday falls on December 20 this year, and we've searched our archives to give you all the data you need to prepare.

Best Black Friday Electronics Ads: Discounted Wearables and Cheapest Dyson Ever

Don't have the money to splurge on a new TV? You can still save the holidays with these equally-desirable Black Friday gadgets from Amazon, Fitbit, and Keurig.

Best Black Friday Home Ads: Finally, an Affordable Dyson Vacuum

If you can get past the pages and pages of TV and tablet ads, you'll see that retailers are cooking up some seriously great home deals this year. We've scoured the Black Friday ads from top to bottom to bring you the appliances, gadgets, and kitchenware deals that are set to save you the most money. Read on for our favorite Black Friday home ads.

Money & Laundering: A Guide to Finding the Right Washer and Dryer

Whether you're buying your first washer to eliminate trips to the laundromat, or replacing a decade-old workhorse, the options now available on the market make for a confusing buying decision. But picking out a new washer and dryer doesn't have to be a complicated choice: we'll walk you through what is and isn't important to try to help you make the best buying decision.

Serious Luxury: 7 Insanely Expensive Things for Your Home

Everyone loves to think about what they would buy if they won the lottery. So we've rounded up the most expensive luxuries for the home that we could find — as well as normally-priced dishwashers, fridges, and tubs, just for comparison.

Kitchen 101: 2 Chefs Plug Us in to the Best Electric Appliances

The right electric kitchen appliances can speed up your cooking and help you look like a pro. DealNews spoke to two expert chefs for tips on how to deck out your kitchen, with an emphasis on quality devices.

How to Save on Any Online Order, from Groceries to Overweight Items

Living in the age of online shopping and m-commerce, it has become arguably harder for stores without an online presence to compete with the lower prices of many online merchants. But still, are there any items you'd never consider buying online? From clothing to groceries, we discuss how potentially problematic purchases are made easier through online shopping.

5 Kitchen Deals: Best Home Depot Appliance Sale, 21-Piece Knife Set for $21

You may have noticed from your holiday entertaining that no matter where you want your guests to congregate, they always wind up in the kitchen. And it's that kind of attention that requires a well-stocked cupboard. Today's kitchen deals are varied and include nearly everything but the kitchen sink!

The Nest Learning Thermostat: A High Tech Way to Save on Heating Costs

As winter settles over much of the country, some folks may find themselves wincing every time the furnace kicks on. That's because for many homes, the cost of heating and cooling is a major monthly expense. To combat these costs, energy experts recommend a programmable thermostat, like the Nest Learning Thermostat, which can make almost every home more energy efficient and thus save money.

Find Ways to Cut Back on Electricity Bills With This New CEA Energy Calculator

Today's electronics have transformed our lives in countless ways, but their ubiquitousness has driven many consumers' electric bills sky-high. To help keep energy costs manageable, the Consumer Electronics Association developed an energy calculator that aims to inform us just how much energy we're using.

6 Ways to Save Enough Money to Buy an HDTV on Black Friday

The Black Friday countdown has begun. And while every day is Black Friday at dealnews, there are just a few weeks left for trimming the fat from your budget in order to save up for a big Black Friday purchase like a new HDTV. Just take heed of these money-saving tips, and you'll be set for a new TV in T-31 days.

A Techie's Top 5: GottaBeMobile's Josh Smith Calls Out His Favorite Gadgets

We know you gadget geeks liked reading about Darren Murph and Molly Wood's top five gadgets. In this installment of the Techie Top 5, we asked GottaBeMobile and's Josh Smith what his must-have tech goods are as of late.

A Techie's Top 5: CNET's Molly Wood Gives Us Her Favorite Gadgets

The fearless and fun Molly Wood, Executive Editor at CNET, paused during her hectic schedule (is it ever slow in techland?) to share her five must-have gadgets with us.

Hot Kitchen Deals: 20-Piece Flatware for $10, 15% off Pro Espresso Machines

We're already in August and yes, it's certainly too hot to be cooking. But what's also hot are these Editors' Choice kitchen deals on flatware, espresso machines, and more.

5 Types of Retailers that Could Be Threatened by Amazon Same-Day Delivery

Amazon's same-day delivery sounds like an online shopper's dream — but it could pose a significant threat to certain types of brick and mortar retailers. Here's our list of the five product categories that are most seriously at risk.

How Much Money Will You Save With Energy Star Appliances?

While energy-efficient appliances can save you money through usage, few people realize that you can get a tidy refund via a tax credit too! And though it's too late to claim such a credit on last year's taxes, you can start planning for a payoff on this year's, by purchasing an Energy Star appliance. Here's what you need to know about the savings can you expect.

7 Deadly Energy Sinners: The Energy Hogs Hiding in Your Home

Look around your own home, and you'll find power guzzling electronics and appliances in both likely and unlikely places. But by making some fairly painless changes, you can see big savings: in energy, cash, and yes, saving the planet. Here's a look at some of those power-hungry appliances, and what you can do to be more efficient and economical without backbreaking hassle.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in March

March is here, and even though you may be planning to stay glued to the couch for all of March Madness, we bet you'll also be doing a bit of spring shopping as well. So we've mined the extensive dealnews archives for sales, coupons, and individual products from the past few years to guide you in your quest for the most savvy purchases this month.

Come and Get It! 5 Kitchen Goods Deals: Cookware, Knives, and more

There's nothing like a bowl of hot soup and warm bread on a cold winter's afternoon. Instead of ordering in (because who really wants to venture out into the January streets), why not try out a new recipe or two. Missing a few tools of the trade from your kitchen aresenal? You're in luck, for we have five kitchenware deals — on cookware, appliances, knives, and more — that will make for some excellent meals to come.