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Looking for a deal? These products are on deep discount in May

SAN ANTONIO – Whether you’re procuring for mother or simply for your self, it can save you some money this month from health trackers to grills. And, if new home equipment are on your radar, Texans don’t should pay gross sales tax on sure energy- and water-saving products throughout the Memorial Day weekend.

“For Mother’s Day, we’ll see big sales on gift items, especially in the tech categories like smartwatches and fitness trackers,” mentioned Samantha Gordon, Consumer Reports’ procuring editor. “And Memorial Day, we’ll see bigger ticket items go on sale like large appliances, mattresses, grills, and more.”

Consumer Reports tracks the costs on lots of its top-tested products all year to find out the very best time to purchase.

For the mother who’s been hinting at a health tracker, the Fitbit Luxe is marked all the way down to $100 on Amazon, Best Buy, Fitbit and Macy’s. Testers scored it effectively for straightforward use, step counting and coronary heart rate accuracy.

If a smartwatch is extra her type, the Citizen CZ Smart is discounted by $100 at Amazon and JC Penney.


With vacation cookouts across the nook, now might be a good time to get a new charcoal Kamado-style grill. The Vision Kamado Professional Grill is now $799 and The Home Depot. It obtained wonderful cooking scores and it’s straightforward to scrub.

May will also be the month for a new mattress.

“If you’re looking to buy a mattress right now, the best bet is to wait until closer to Memorial Day when all of the sales you’ll see will get better by about five to ten percent,” Gordon mentioned.

The Avocado Green is certainly one of Consumer Reports’ favourite innerspring mattresses.

Warmer temperatures imply a new window AC could be a cool concept. The Frigidaire Gallery Air Conditioner is $449 at Abt Electronics.

Memorial Day weekend might be prime time to purchase a new fridge or dishwasher. That’s the state’s tax-free vacation weekend on qualifying products that save power or water. Among the products that are included, relying on some worth limits, Energy Star fridges, washing machines, lightbulbs, ceiling followers, and even some water-stingy bathrooms and mulch.

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