Prime Day prices may not be Amazon’s best deal
Just because something is on sale on Prime Day doesn’t mean it’s the best deal you’ll see anywhere, or even all year.
Naturally, Amazon will offer the best prices on its own gear like Kindle, Fire TV streamer, and private label. clothing. For example, the e-commerce giant is already announcing a 24-inch Fire TV for only 90nearly half the retail price, while other early deals include up to 55% off the second-gen Echo Show, Kindle Paperwhite, and Eero Mesh Wi-Fi routers.
Please note that some items will be reduced later. Mattress and outdoor furniture prices are likely to drop around Labor Day, toys are marked down the most on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and TVs typically hit their lowest price point before Super Bowl Sunday. .
Even Amazon is looking beyond its own Prime Day with a second sales event now scheduled for fall.
Competitive sales events are upping the ante
Other offers are not exclusive to Amazon at all. walmart, Goal Y Best Buyamong others, they are hosting competitive deals events, as they have in previous years, to coincide with Amazon Prime Day 2022.
This time, Target’s 72-hour “Sale Days” start earlier and last longer, starting July 11, one day before Prime Day. Plus, Target will match the price of select Prime Day deals and get an extra 5% off for RedCard members.
“Every year, they get a little bit more competitive,” Burrow said.
Also expect to find similarly valuable deals at Walmart on kitchen appliances, vacuum cleaners and Nintendo Switch accessories, he said, and count on Best Buy to compete on Apple electronics and devices.
Meanwhile, other retailers, including Bed, bath and beyond, Kohl’s, cramSamsung and Saks Fifth Avenue will offer their own deep discounts, according to Kristen Gall, retail and shopping expert at Rakuten.
How to make sure you get the best deals
To find the lowest prices overall, start crunching the numbers now, advises Kristin McGrath, shopping expert at RetailMeNot.
Price trackers are the easiest way to monitor how good a deal really is, especially for expensive items.
shopping expert at RetailMeNot
McGrath recommends a price-tracking browser extension like Camelcamelcamel or Keepa to keep an eye on price changes and receive price drop alerts. “Price trackers are the easiest way to monitor how good a deal really is, especially for big-ticket items,” he said.
At some retailers, you can even stack deals using a digital promo code or coupon and then pay with a rewards credit card for additional savings, Rakuten’s Gall said.
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