Extend the Christmas cheer by enjoying huge savings on Boxing Day. Go on. Treat yourself.
In many parts of the world, Boxing Day is the biggest sale day of the year. Shopping centres, big brands, and independent retailers slash their prices to get rid of stock. While it will never come close to Black Friday in the USA, many US-based retailers will drop those price tags on the 26th. Be prepared and get in quick – you WILL have competition.
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Where to shop the Boxing Day sales in US
Not sure where to start? Here are some of the biggest retail names in the US:
For an urban vibe and effortless attitude, Urban Outfitters delivers. Fashion items for men and women are on-trend, up-to-date and youthful. And the accessories and homewares sections allow the fashionable to design their environment to suit their look.
Nordstrom is an luxury retailer that stocks hundreds of upscale international brands, and partners with an e-commerce giant to deliver all over the world.
Century 21 is a department store that stocks fashion, footwear, bedding, housewares, jewellery, beauty products, and electronics. Big name labels include Fendi, Chloe, Lanvin, and Godinger, just to name few.
Victoria's Secret is America's sexiest label for lingerie, sleepwear, sportswear and more.
Neiman Marcus is an American luxury department store offering a an upscale range of homewares, and fashion and accessories for men, women, and children.
Barney’s New York is a permanent fixture in the fashion world of the Big Apple. The department store caters for the whole family with luxury international labels for clothing, shoes, accessories, and homewares.
J Crew is a US retails powerhouse – producing fashion, accessories, shoes, and bags, for men, women and children. The J Crew label CEO Jenna Lyons is known as ‘the woman who dresses America’.
Design heavyweights like Chloe, Marc for Marc Jacobs, Frye, Bottega Veneta, Jimmy Choo, Vera Wang, Balenciaga, Diane Von Furstenburg, and Miu Miu grace the (virtual) shelves at Bluefly. The site set the online fashion world alight when it launched in 1998. Bluefly is now a leading online retailer in the US.
According to Bloomingdales, the store is ‘America’s only nationwide, upscale, full line department store’. Bloomingdales is the luxury division of Macy’s, selling clothes, shoes, jewellery, accessories, and homewares.
Barnes and Noble has long been a family favourite, trading in that ever ecstatic delight: the joy of reading. Lovers of the written word can also invest in the company’s rival Kindle product; the Nook, and download eBooks instantly from the online store.
Macy’s is a household name and the department store is the ‘go to’ place for American families when it comes to fashion, accessories, beauty product, and items for the home.
The iconic Saks Fifth Avenue is known the world over for its careful selection: mixing classic labels and designs with the freshest looks from the runway.
Sears is a top shopping destination for a merry Christmas (and a very happy Boxing Day). Shop for clothes, electronics, accessories, housewares, appliances, exercise wear, outdoor products, and more.
Shopping online a great way to get to the bargains first on Boxing Day. Often, stores will offer online shoppers exclusive deals and promotions. It also means you don’t need to get out of your trakkie daks, do the drive to the shopping centre, or brave the crowds to get your shopping done. A big plus on Boxing Day.
Using Shopmate to purchase items as though you lived in the US.
If you’ve ever perused the online shelves of US-based department stores and brands, you’ve probably noticed that many of them require a US postal address. Yup, some of these stores do not ship internationally. But there is a way to get around this. Enter Shopmate: a revolutionary way to shop online. Shopmate provides account holders with a US postal address. Which means your items can be sent to Shopmate’s warehouse (in the US) and they’ll forward your purchases straight to your Australian doorstep. So you can shop just like you live in the US.
Feature image: Macy's