The ‘Best Time to Buy Things,’ from Consumer Reports

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(WFLA) – Now that we’re in a new year, making the best use of your money might be one of your resolutions.

Market analysts at Consumer Reports have come up with a handy list that might benefit you.

The “Best Time To Buy Things” list contains products that are typically offered at deep discounts during certain months of the year.

Consumer Reports suggests that in addition to checking the list, be sure to keep an eye on Sunday ads, shopping apps and retailer emails.


  • Bathroom scales
  • Ellipticals
  • Linens and Sheets
  • Treadmills
  • TVs
  • Winter Sports Gear and Clothing


  • Humidifiers
  • Mattresses
  • Winter Sports Gear and Coats


  • Boxed Chocolates
  • Digital Cameras
  • Ellipticals
  • Humidifiers
  • Treadmills

See more of the Consumer Reports “Best Time To Buy Things” report here. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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