Sale Cycles for the year

Coupon sales run in cycles.Most people wouldn't need 10 packages of hot dogs in the winter or a couple boxes of flu medicine in the summer. Companies know this and therefore put some things on sale during certain times of the year. During that time is the time to stock up. Here is a pretty good list of when things go on sale:

Diet foods and products
New Year, New You type promotions
100 calorie packs
Special K, K20, Right Bites, Smart Start
Diet aids

Winter Health
Cold Medicines, Pain Relief, Health products, Vitamins

Oatmeal (it’s National Oatmeal Month!)

Super Bowl party foods
Soda, Chips, Dips, Cheese, sandwich items, crackers, snacks

Clearance items:
any dated items, Christmas party supplies, Wrapping paper, ribbons, bows, Ornaments, Candles **Target** - Toy Clearance - clearance toys will go 75% off

Seasonal Sales:
Soup, Chili, “warm you up” type foods, Cleaners/household items (winter cleaning, organization, storage)

Avocado, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Grapefruit, Kale, Kiwi, Lemons, Oranges, Pears, Spinach, Tangerines

National Canned Food Month
Canned vegetables, Canned fruits, Canned tuna, Canned beans, Cherry pie filling

National Hot Breakfast Month promotions
hot cereal, Waffles, syrup, etc

Valentine’s Day promotions
Chocolate, Valentine’s candy, Condoms, KY

Chinese New Year promotions
Soy sauce, Teriyaki, Raman, Stir fry

Artichoke, Asparagus, Avocado, Broccoli, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Grapefruit, Kale, Kiwi, Lemon, Navel Oranges, Radish, Raspberries, Red Potatoes, Russet Potatoes, Spinach, Strawberries

Frozen food month
All types (Frozen vegetables, Frozen fruits, Frozen dinners/meals, Ice cream, breakfast)

Cleansers and household items (spring cleaning month)

Easter Seal theme for insert coupons and promotions:
Eggs, Ham, baking supplies
Peanuts (national Peanut Month)

St Patrick’s Day
Potatoes, corned beef, “irish” foods

Artichoke, Asparagus, Avocado, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chard, Collards, Fennel, Kale, Lemon, Lime, Mushrooms, Onions, Orange, Peas, Radish, Spinach, Strawberries, Tangerine

Earth Day promotions
Organic foods, Eco-conscious products, Energy savers

Daylight Savings Time promotions
Batteries, smoke detectors, carbon monoxide monitors, natural cleaners, CFL light bulbs

Clearance items:
Olive Oil (April starts the new season)
After Easter sales

Artichokes, Asparagus, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbages, Carrots, Grapefruit, Avocado, Mushrooms, Onions, Peas, Rhubarb

Memorial Day:
condiments, charcoal, salad dressing, potato chips, dips, cheese, grilling meats, buns, soda

Paper Products:
plates, utensils, insect repellent, sunscreen

Cinco De Mayo:
salsa, tortillas

artichokes, asparagus, avocado, beans, green, beets, blackberries, carrots, onions, sweet vidalia, peas, edible pods, English/Shelling peas, new potatoes, raspberries, strawberries

National Dairy Month promos
Eggs, Milk, Juice, Cheese, sliced cheese, cottage cheese, Butter, Yogurt, Sour cream, cream cheese, coffee creamer, Ice cream, whipping cream

Father’s Day and July 4th promotions
condiments, charcoal, salad dressing, potato chips, dips, cheese, grilling meats, buns, soda

Apricots, Blackberries, Blueberries, Cherries, Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Grapes, Honeydew, Nectarines, Peaches, Potatoes, Raspberries, Red Onions, Squash, Strawberries, Sweet Vidalia Onions, Tomatoes, Watermelon

Back to school starts school supply

July 4th promos – best BBQ sales of year through 7/4
BBQ Sauce, Baked beans, Ketchup, Mustard, Mayonnaise, Marinade, Hot dogs, Hamburger/ground, Ribs, Steaks, Buns, Paper plates, napkins, plastic utensils, etc., Soda, Insect repellent, Sunscreen, Blueberries, Fireworks

**Target** - clearance toys will go 75% off

Beans, Green, Blueberries, Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Figs, Garlic, Grapes, Nectarines, Onions, Red, Oranges, Valencia, Peaches, Pears, Peppers, Sweet/Bell, Plums, Potatoes, Squash, Summer, Tomatoes, Watermelon

Back to School promotions
Lunchbox foods/meals,  pudding cups, Crayons, Glue, Paper, Cold Cereal

insect repellent, sunscreen, charcoal, summer items

Apple, avocado, beans, green beans, berries, corn, cucumber, eggplant, figs, grapes, melons, onion, peaches, Bartlett pears, bell pepper, plums, raspberries, summer squash, tomato

Back to School promos continue up to Labor Day
Lunchbox foods/meals, Pudding cups, Juice boxes, Pop Tarts, Bread, Cold cereal, Waffles, School and office supply

Tomato products begin
Spaghetti Sauce, Tomato soup, Canned tomatoes, Tomato sauce

Diabetes Smart
Diabetic meters, Diabetic care

Clearance items:
Summer holiday and picnic supplies

apples, artichokes, beans, bell peppers, chili peppers, cucumber, eggplant, grapes, onion, Valencia orange, pears, pomegranate, squash, tomatoes, winter squash
Halloween promotions
Candy, Cookies, Baking season begins, Baking chocolate chips, Fruitcake/candied fruit, nuts

Fall promotions
Apples, Pumpkins (fresh)

almonds, apples, artichokes, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, chestnuts, cranberries, lemons, pears, pomegranate, potatoes, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, spinach, winter squash, turnips, yams

Holiday/Thanksgiving dinner foods
Turkey, Pumpkin (canned), Stuffing mix, Butter, Sweet potatoes, Fresh potatoes, Gravy, Bread/rolls, Frozen pies, Cranberry sauce, Fresh cranberries

nuts, chocolate chips, evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, coconut, cake mixes

After Halloween Sales

Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbages, Carrots, Celery, Cranberries, Kale, Kiwi, Lemons, Orange, Pears, Potato, Potatoes, Sweet, Squash, Winter, Turnip, Yams

Christmas dinner
Party/Deli platters, Cold cuts, Sour cream, dips, Crackers, chips, soda, Ham, Stuffing mix, Potato mix, Butter, Fresh potatoes, Gravy, Bread/rolls, Frozen pies, Green beans, Fried onion, Cream soups, Broth, Pie filling, Egg nog

party supplies
wrapping paper, cards, ribbon, bows, tape, paper plates, napkins

Baking supplies
Flour, Sugar, Butter, Cake mix, Brownie mix, Muffin mix, Breads, Pie Crust, Marshmallow, Whipped cream

Clearance items:
Post Thanksgiving clearance, Fall décor and craft clearance, After Christmas clearance

Avocados, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Grapefruit, Kale, Kiwi, Lemon, Oranges, Pears, Potatoes, Sweet, Spinach, Squash, Winter, Yams

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