Tuesday, December 27, 2011

January Sales Cycle~ Stock Up

It is hard to believe January is right around the corner, and a new month means new stock up items to look out for.  Each month certain items are found cheaper based on holidays and events going on in that month.  

What is a Sales Cycle - A 'sales cycle' is a prediction of certain items being on sale or at rock-bottom prices.

*January Seasonal Sales Cycles - based on Traditional Sales/Deals, Occasions, National Monthly Promotions, as well as Produce in season.

Occasions to be aware of:

  • January 1 – New Year’s Day
  • January 1 – 7 is National Lose Weight/Feel Great Week
  • Martin Luther King Jr. holiday
  • Super Bowl Sunday

Traditional January Promotions:

  • Bread Machine Baking Month
  • National Candy Month
  • National Egg Month
  • National Hot Tea Month
  • National Meat Month
  • National Oatmeal Month
  • National Slow Cooker Month
  • National Soup Month
  • National Wheat Bread Month
  • Prune Breakfast Month

Sales & Deals you can Normally Expect in January:

Oatmeal & Quaker Products (due to National Oatmeal Month)

Cleaning Products- including winter organization and storage solutions

Clearance Items- items from the holidays that have just passed, Winter Clothing (hats/coats/mittens/gloves), holiday decor, calendars, candles, party supplies

Diet Foods & Weight loss Products (New Years Resolutions)- including home Gym equipment and gear

Furniture is generally on sale in January

Healthy Food Promotions such as: South Beach, Lean Cuisine, Healthy Choice, 100 Calorie Snack packs, Special K cereal

New Product Lines- This is usually when many new products are launched, particularly hair color products, cosmetics, beauty and bath products

Super Bowl Based Deals- including party & snack foods such as Pepsi Products, Coke Products, Chips, Dips, crackers, snacks, sandwich fillings/meats

White Sales- these are linen & bedding sales

Winter Health Care Products including: cold & flu medicines, Pain relievers, vitamins

***Don't forget to download the Mom For A Deal Toolbar!

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