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Boxing Day Sales
Are they worth it??

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#1 SkyeMummy

Posted 06 December 2012 - 07:25 PM

This year I will have the opportunity to go to any Boxing Day sales that might be on.
I have never been before.
Are they really worth it? Or can you get just as good bargains when they do a clear out before school starts?
If they are worth it, which sales do you go to?

#2 Pearson

Posted 06 December 2012 - 07:49 PM

yes, and no.  I find if you are looking for specific things, you will generally find a bargain.
eg, homewares handbags etc.

You can get extra good specials, but these are never guaranteed.

Myer, DJ's and your specialty stores are always good.

#3 Veritas Vinum Arte

Posted 06 December 2012 - 07:54 PM

TBH I find that like the half yearly sales they are bringing out super old merchandise or specially brought in merchandise to sell rather then reducing the price on current items.

#4 jayskette

Posted 06 December 2012 - 07:57 PM

Not worth it any more as the sales start the week BEFORE Christmas these days

#5 NunSoFeral

Posted 06 December 2012 - 08:05 PM

Usually I'm getting mother-induced twitches at that time of year, so the last few I have loaded her up with cash and send her off on a manchester hunt.

She is also good for kids gear.

She lives in DJ's at this time of year and always gets a bargain.

I'd rather lick toads, but she loves it and I get some peace.


#6 harryboy

Posted 06 December 2012 - 09:38 PM

I find that Myer and DJ's do % off in lead up to Xmas which is just as good if not better than what they do on boxing day,

#7 *melrose*

Posted 06 December 2012 - 10:54 PM

nope they bring out all the old stock not worth it!

#8 SkyeMummy

Posted 07 December 2012 - 10:27 AM

Thanks, don't think I'll bother, put my time to a better use!

#9 PrincessPeach

Posted 07 December 2012 - 10:38 AM

They were better a few years ago - now I found the sales pre-christmas are jsut as good, but end of season sales are even better, especially for clothes & swimwear.

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