Australia’s favourite department store, Myer, is gearing up for the biggest Boxing Day sale to date. Here’s everything you need to know.
Get set to shop yourself silly with the highly anticipated Myer Boxing Day sales that are right around the corner.
Boxing Day sales aren’t something to take lightly: this is serious shopping business. Last year the figures show Aussie’s spent $584 million on Boxing Day alone, taking the cake as the biggest day of the year for retailers.
From footwear and clothing to tech and beauty, you’re bound to nab yourself a bargain at Myer with major savings starting on December 26 in Australia’s biggest stocktake sale of the year.
Read this and get yourself ready for Myer’s Boxing Day sale. ‘Tis the season to shop, after all.
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What products does Myer sell and what is typically on sale?
Myer is your one-stop-shop stocking everything from men’s and women’s apparel, homewares and appliances to tech, toys and beauty. As the Boxing Day sales are the chain’s biggest stocktake sale of the year, you can expect for everything on the floor to be part of the sale.
You will find heavy discounts on clothing, perfume, electrical appliances and most especially on leftover Christmas themed stock. For the forward planners out there, this is the best time to buy your Christmas goods for next year!
What sort of discounts does Myer have?
In the lead up to Christmas last year, Myer was offering 40% off womenswear and lingerie, 25% off childrenswear, 40% off dinner sets and 35% off luggage. Boxing Day sales saw the retail giant slash up to 70% off a range of products storewide including men’s and women’s apparel, youth apparel, intimate apparel, children’s wear, footwear and accessories and homewares.
In addition to that, the first 500 people to arrive at each store on Boxing Day were greeted with Gold Shopping Tickets that had once in a lifetime bargains. Not only that, Myer had special one-day offers to celebrate the first day of the month long sale.
This year, Myer is expected to have another record year with similar savings for customers both online and in-store.
Will it include designer names?
Yes, absolutely! This is the shopaholic’s haven in nabbing a designer discount. Some of the brands we expect to see in the Myer Boxing Day sales include:
Maurie and Eve
Sonia by Sonia Rykiel
MCQ Alexander McQueen
Information about Myer
Myer is one of Australia’s favourite department stores and an icon in its own right. Founded by retail visionary Sidney Myer in 1900, the brand is a common household name that caters to men, women and children. Leaders in innovation and style, Myer now has 67 stores located nationwide, an impressive online store and 13,000 staff.
Trading hours during the Christmas period:
During the peak season and in the lead up to Christmas, Myer’s trading hours are extended to accommodate people round the clock. This year, the chain’s executive general manager Tony Sutton has announced every store in NSW will be open on Boxing Day and the opening times vary across the state ranging between 5am-9am depending on the store.
Both the Sydney City and Melbourne Chadstone stores will open from 5am Boxing day and close trading at midnight.
You can see the complete guide to store trading hours up until Boxing Day here.
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Tips and tricks for shopping in the Boxing Day sales:
Take note and grab your notepad.
- Subscribe to the finder.com.au newsletter. By signing up to receive our newsletter you will be kept in the loop with all deals and information around Boxing Day sales 2016. You’ll find the email subscription box below.
- Set yourself a budget, and stick to it! The most important rule before you start your Boxing Day sale shopping spree, decide on what you can afford and don’t overspend. It’s easy to get caught up in the moment and splurge on things you don’t really need.
- Make a list. Take a minute or two to go through your home and take note of what you’re missing. This is the time to buy new cutlery, splurge on the surround sound system you’ve wanted and acquire what’s missing from your fashion #musthave list.
- Add to your wishlist in advance. If you’re serious about Boxing Day sales do yourself a favour and spend the time going through the website in advance. Come the morning of the sale you’ll be able to process your order right away - eliminating the chance of missing out sell out items.
How long will it take for my order to arrive and what are the charges?
Standard delivery on orders over $100 is free Australia-wide and orders below will incur a flat fee of $9.95. Orders are generally dispatched 1-2 days after you process the order online and delivered by Australia Post. You can expect your order to arrive in 3-7 business days depending on where you live.
Myer also offers a click and collect option, it may be more suitable for you to process your order online and collect your order in store. This is handy if you want to process a return on the spot for unwanted goods. Returns in store are also FREE.
The retailer may announce different delivery details in relation to the Boxing Day sales, we recommend either subscribing to our newsletter (below) or checking back on this page for any additional updates.
What is Myer’s return policy?
Myer’s standard policy accepts returns within 30 days of the purchase date. You can return items by mail at your own cost or in-store (which is free!).
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