Many people think of the holiday season as the time to shop, but real bargain hunters know the best time for shopping is AFTER the holidays. Because spending significantly drops off after the holidays (and retailers face a huge uptick in returns as a result of ill-advised holiday gifts), stores often slash prices in an effort to reduce their inventories, stimulate spending and make way for new products in the upcoming year. And that includes online retailers. If you're looking to make upgrades to your home, there's no better place to look than the internet. The sites highlighted here offer incredible savings on home goods year round, but you can expect even extra savings post-holidays. Here are 5 sites with amazing deals on things for your home that you will want to check out this post-holiday season:
Wayfair is an online retailer that specializes in all things home. From area rugs to throw pillows, lamps to headboards, coffee tables to comforter sets and literally everything in between, you'll be hard pressed to find a home good not available on Wayfair. Wayfair features hundreds of brands marked down anywhere from 30 to 80% off of their original retail prices. In addition to their amazing prices, Wayfair makes it easy to find what you're looking for with their advanced search features. You can search by department, by room, by furniture or decor type, by color, by finish... they really make it easy for you to narrow down their wide selection into items that match exactly what you're looking for. Wayfair offers free shipping on orders over $49, and they also have a Wayfair credit card that offers 0% financing for 12 months on purchases between $500 - $599 or 18 months for purchases over $600.
Overstock is an online retailer that works directly with brands to offer an alternate distribution channel for their (you guessed it) overstock. Which means incredible prices for you, the shopper. Overstock offers products in almost every category, but they do have an impressive collection of goods available for your home. In addition to the furniture and home decor you'll find on sites like Wayfair, Overstock also has a wide variety of appliances, kitchenware and tools at discount prices. So if you're looking to upgrade your power tools or are in the market for a new dishwasher, this can be a great resource. Insider tip: make sure to join Overstock's mailing list. Besides the flash sales featured on the site, they often send out 12 - 15% off coupons to their list, which can equal additional savings.
3. Joss & Main
One of Wayfair's sister brands, Joss & Main is a favorite among home shoppers looking for a trendy edge. One of Joss & Main's best features is their sites organizational structure. In addition to the normal categories, like dining or bedroom, Joss & Main also organizes their goods into "themes", where shoppers can view products based on their desired style, like Farm to Table, A Parisian Retreat or Posh & Pristine. Joss & Main also has an active blog section, where they share design inspiration and ideas that are amazing if you're in a design rut and looking for inspiration to update your space. And just like its sister site, Joss & Main offers free shipping on orders over $49.
4. Z Gallerie
If your taste in design leans more towards modern, then you'll definitely want to check out Z Gallerie. Z Gallerie positions themselves as a "fashion-forward lifestyle brand focused on the home." One area that really sets Z Gallerie apart from its competitors is their impressive art collection. While most other home sites offer affordable (but unimpressive) prints and canvases, Z Gallerie places more of an emphasis on high-end pieces. Their curated art collections feature gorgeous, unique pieces that would make a statement in any modern home. Keep in mind that while Z Gallerie is pricier than the other sites featured here, their flash sales can help you snag some high-end pieces at a fraction of what you'd normally pay. And Z Gallerie is one of only two sites featured on this list that also has brick and mortar stores, so if you live nearby any of their 60+ locations, you can go see your big purchase in person before making a commitment.
5. World Market
Modeled after the bazaars its founder frequented across the globe, World Market is a great place to find unique furniture, decor, gifts and food items from around the world. Besides your typical furniture and decor, World Market has an amazing collection of food and drink items that would make a great addition to your kitchen, like artisanal jams and spreads, novelty beers and international favorites from everywhere from Australia to India. The best thing about World Market? You can get the best from around the world without ever leaving your home. If you're looking to add some amazing goods for your home without breaking the bank, these 5 sites have got you covered.