FURNITURE. New styles of sofas, dining sets, and more debut in February, often at promotional prices. The real deals, though, are the "as is" floor samples that retailers mark down beforehand to make room for fresh stock.
ELECTRONICS. Stores routinely run Super Bowl TV specials a week or so before the game. Make sure you're buying-not trying-that big screen, because most sets are subject to restocking fees if returned.
BIG APPLIANCES. During cold-weather months, demand for summer essentials plummets, so look for slashed prices on last season's air conditioners, fans, and outdoor gas grills.
LINENS. Expect savings of 20 toRead More »from What to Buy in Winter to Score the Biggest Deals