The Dog Days Of Summer-Clearance

The store aisles are packed with Back-the-School supplies and the switch from summer to fall that  began mid-July in now almost completed.  The bargain hunter has his/her work  cut out for them as the pickings are pretty lean right now unless there is a last minute shot in the arm for sales by retailers for Labor Day Weekend.

  •    Younkers Yellow Dot Sale additional 40% off.  They have added a Black Dot in-store to this sale of additional 50% off.  Better sale online of up  to  75% off as oppose to in-store of up to 70% off.  Also, best deals are had on merchandise with 2 or more markdowns.  Online prices already reflect discount.  Free standard shipping on purchase of $75 or more, promo code :  FREESHIP75Markdown Mom found one black dot item, denim maxi dress, but it had hole in bottom of skirt–really!
  • Dillard’s.  Okay. Dillards Clearance Sale was last week, but there are still deals to be had, if you dig deep enough.  The only thing that continues to bite is their shipping charges that charge more for spending more.
  • Labor Day Sale. 40% off use promo code:  LABORDAYIn-Store Blowout, Buy 1 and Get 2 free through 9/1/2014!
  • JCPenney50%-70% off in all departments,  price listed  includes discount.  Look for clearance signs

Good Luck & Be Careful Out There!

Weekend Review (Updated Daily)

It’s Martin Luther’s King Birthday this week and as you know that’s with any national holiday it provides another weekend for retailers to offer sales and promotions

1.  Spiegel® and Newport News.  Get an extra 40%  off this weekend (until 01-15-2012).  No promo code needed.  No minimum purchase.

2.  Hanes.  Just in time to begin that New Year’s Resolution.  Get 30% off sweats 2 days only (1-15-2012-1/16/2012).

3.  QVC.  Honora Pearls introduces a new color this weekend in pearls:  Cinnamon.   Red, not a dusty red, but a hot red.  Hot color by the number of sales.

4.  ideeliShopping Marathon this week.  50%-80%+ off selections.

5.  couture candy 22% off ends Sunday eve.  Promo Code:  22Now.

6.  Crocs™.  Save up to 70% off Winter Sale ends 01/19/2012. Can’t find shoe size, check extra 25% off, use promo code: BDAY +Free Shipping.

7.  YounkersYellow Dot Sale 70% off plus take extra 20%, use promo code: JANCLRNCE12.  Semi-Annual Home Sale begins Wednesday8 , Jan.18-28, 2012.

8.  Macy’s.  Online extra 15% off plus sizes , even clearance. Use promo code:  SUPER.

9.  Jewelry Television®.  Customer Appreciation Days.  Bella Luce ® now at JTV.  New offerings from Jewelry School and special buys.  10% off all clearance.  $1.99 Shipping.

10. William-Sonoma Free Shipping Only Monday, Jan.16,2012.  Promo Code:  FREESHIP

Retailers Shedding Winter Inventory

KMart.  Find many markdowns on racks for $3.99 and $4.99MarkdownMom found fleece robes usually $33 for under $5.

WalMart and Shopko®.  Like many other stores they are taking deep discounts on winter must-haves like caps, gloves, scarves, and jackets.  Now is the time to stock up for next winter.  Look for fleece sheet sets, the nights are still cold enough to get some use still out of these bargains often at an 80 +% discount. Plus toy turnover means $avings!

Lane Bryant and Younkers.  Lane Bryant still has Gold Dot Sale with 70% off and Younkers Yellow Dot Sale in Shoes Department will find a limited selection, but 85% off.  MarkdownMom bought a $75 pair of shoes for $11!  Meanwhile Younkers has Goodwill Sale storewide with 20% off coupon for items donated.

Out and About: Shopping the Mall

Now is the time to check in with retailers located in your favorite mall.  MarkdownMom was out and about today and found these super sales and tips.

Lane Bryant. They are having a super Gold Dot sale where every item tagged with a gold dot is only $6.99.  Find $180 dresses for $6.99, $50+ tops $6.99, jeans $6.99, $30 belts $2.99 and more.  Find something you like, but it’s not in your size?  The salesperson will look it up online to see if they can get it and if in stock, they will ship it to you at the store’s sales price with FREE Shipping! Ask to be put on their mailing list for coupons, too!

Journeys. Hot shoe store has 50% off selected style. Current sale on converse shoes.  Again, if sale item displayed is not your size, the salespeople will check in the stockroom.  MarkdownMom bought a pair of hot platforms reg.$49.99 for $9.99!  Selected boots have their first markdown, so check back.

Younkers.  Check the Yellow Dot Sale on shoes.  Shoes up to $120, $9.99!

Remember, like all great sales selections are limited, so keep tabs on these sales!