Five things to buy in December

Our friends at RetailMeNot share the top five shopping categories with the best deals in December.
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ByRetailMeNot

 

December offers deals on all the holiday essentials, from winter gear to electronics and certain smart home devices, and even a little bit of bubbly to ring in the new year — regardless of how you plan to celebrate.

 

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday behind us, some shoppers may think the deals are behind them as well, but the season for savings is still going strong. Due to the pandemic, the holiday shopping season started earlier and is lasting even longer. December will be chock full of deals as retailers work to fulfill shoppers wishlists and move inventory.



For shoppers still working on their holiday shopping list, there are still many opportunities to save this month. December offers deals on all the holiday essentials, from winter gear to electronics and certain smart home devices, and even a little bit of bubbly to ring in the new year — regardless of how you plan to celebrate. This year, many Cyber Week specials will continue through the rest of this month to help all shoppers get ready for the holidays, and the new year ahead.



Making Spirits Bright       

 

’Tis the season for festivities, and what is a holiday celebration without a bit of bubbly? We all can’t wait for 2021 and as hosts are prepping their homes for the holidays, they can also save money on champagne and wine. Just like other retailers in competition with one another this time of year, liquor stores will be lowering their prices in hopes of a sale. However you plan to ring in a very welcomed new year, Shop now to save from retailers likeWine.comwhere you can get$5 off $75with code “RMNFIVE” and10% cash back.



Tech The Halls                 

 

The sales on electronics don’t stop at Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Deals will continue through the holidays to make sure shoppers get their wish lists fulfilled. With a second lockdown looming and more consumers working and learning remotely, now is the time to get your home office stocked up and buy certain electronics like laptops, tablets, and noise cancelling headphones. Other electronics like smartphones and digital cameras will also see steep discounts this time of year, so be sure to stay updated on the latest deals with price alerts. Right now, shoppers can find up to50% off select clearance electronicsfrom Best Buy.



Naughty or Nice List?     

 

If you haven’t yet checked the kids off your holiday shopping list, there is still time to find deals for the toys they’ve been asking for. RetailMeNot insights show that the 10 days leading up to Christmas are when the deepest discounts can be found. But if you have your eye on one of thehottest holiday toysthis year, I wouldn’t wait! RetailMeNot data shows that despite the pandemic and economic challenges, 66% of shoppers plan to spend the same amount or more to make the holidays special and memorable for their families. Look out for deals on all of your little ones’ favorites this month. More savings and a happy kid — what more could you ask for? Right now, shoppers can find up to40% off toys at Walmart.



Bundle Up and Save           

 

For those looking to bundle up on a budget, patience is a virtue. The closer to Christmas they can wait, the lower the prices will be on winter inventory, like coats, sweaters, pajamas and shoes. Those in warmer climates who can hold out even longer will find slashed prices on winter gear as late as February, when spring fashions start lining shelves. Shoppers who are in need now or want to gift a heavy winter coat can find up to40% off AE and Aerie,plus8% cash back.



And To All a Goodnight         

 

With the holidays upon as and more of us hunkering down at home, now is a great time to invest in some smart-home devices like security cameras and devices. Additionally, as shoppers have packages delivered to their homes for the holidays, they might want to take extra safety precautions to avoid theft. Security systems like Ring and Nest are discounted during this time of year as shoppers work to prepare their homes for the year to come. Consumers looking to revamp their home security can find$200 off Nest Cam security camera.