Amazon Prime Day lands on October 13 and 14, but it’s not the only sale on the block this week. Dozens of retailers are offering steep discounts of their own to compete with Amazon’s big event this year, effectively turning mid-October into the new start of the holiday shopping season.
With everything from big box stores like Walmart and Target to smaller retailers like Allswell slashing prices this week, it’s an excellent time to scoop up comfy clothes for fall, fresh furniture for every room in the house, kitchen gadgets, new tech and more.
To help you get started, take a look at our round up of the biggest Prime Day deals not happening on Amazon, below.
Walmart’s Big Save Event runs from October 11 through 15, with markdowns on thousands of items across home, electronics, toys, beauty, fashion and more. Spend $35 to get free two-day shipping on eligible purchases, with some products even available for NextDay delivery.
Top deals include $151 off the JVC 55-inch 4K HDR Roku Smart LED TV ($248, originally $399; walmart.com), perfect for cozy movie nights at home as the weather cools. Avoid the social distancing blues with Super Mario Party for Nintendo Switch ($39.99, originally $59.88; walmart.com) and keep the kids entertained for hours with the highly-rated Best Choice Products’$2 250-Piece 3D Magnetic Building Blocks Play Set ($64.99, originally $114.99; walmart.com), designed as a fun way to help with problem solving and motor skills. For more on Walmart’s Big Save Event, click here.
Target Deal Days fall on October 13 and 14 and feature what the company claims are its “biggest” savings yet. With twice the number of deals as 2019, expect to save on tons of products across home, electronics, beauty, toys and more.
Members of Target’s free loyalty program, Target Circle, can snag hundreds of special online discounts as well, while current early bird savings include 25% off wall art from Society6, up to 30% off graphic sweatshirts and 10% off laptops.
Best Buy is celebrating Black Friday early this year by launching fresh deals on October 13 and 14.
Savings include $220 off Samsung’s 70-inch Class 4K Smart TV ($529.99, originally $749.99; bestbuy.com), an excellent option for at-home streaming. Earbud cords getting tangled in your mask? Now’s a great time to pick up JBL’s Free True Wireless headphones for $80 off ($69.99, originally $149.99; bestbuy.com), featuring up to four hours of playback and a built-in microphone. Laptops are marked down as well, starting as low as $119.99.
Snag up to 33% off sitewide from October 12 through 14 with the code CREATE at checkout. You have to be a member of the Creators Club, Adidas’s loyalty program, to get the savings, but it’s free to join!
Markdowns include customer faves like the Alphaskin Cold.Rdy Long Tights ($80; adidas.com), so you can keep running through the winter, and the NMD_R1 Shoes ($140; adidas.com), which offer responsive cushioning and an ultra comfy fit. All set on workout gear? Scoop up a fresh pair of Stan Smiths ($80; adidas.com) instead.
Get up to 70% off across the site with October Clearance deals. Freshen up the house for fall with up to 60% off living room seating, 70% off area rugs, 50% off kitchen and dining furniture and 50% off curtains and drapes. Decor, TV stands and bedroom furniture are all marked way down as well.
Get a little extra counter space with the Andover Mills Raabe Kitchen Cart ($112.99, originally $149.99; wayfair.com), which has more than 1,500 five-star reviews. The Bungalow Rose Mika Abstract Pouf Ottomon ($57.99, originally $89; wayfair.com) will add some boho flair to the living room, while the steeply-discounted Kehlani 74-inch Reversible Sofa & Chaise ($599.99, originally $1,200; wayfair.com) is another great pick for movie nights.
From October 13 to 15 get up to 50% off select furniture, decor and kitchenware.
Use those savings for a fall refresh throughout the house with pieces like the Home Decorators Collection Garrison Brown Bonded Leather Arm Chair ($623.75; homedepot.com), featuring the perfect mix of sophisticated style and plush comfort. Those looking to reduce clutter should check out the Martin Ivory Built-In Storage Coffee Table ($298.75; homedepot.com), whose sleek drawers are perfect for hiding remotes and magazines. Finally, take your home cooking up a notch with the Cuisinart Elemental 11-Cup Food Processor ($149.95; homedepot.com), which features three speeds that chop, slice and shred with ease.
Earn $50 in My Funds Rewards when you spend $200 on October 13 and 14, including on curbside pickup and same-day delivery orders. Rewards are valid for 30 days. Plus, now through October 31, shoppers can also get a $29 bonus card when joining the Beyond+ loyalty program (essentially paying the cost of membership itself).
Prep for stew season with a highly-rated Instant Pot Duo Evo 6 Pressure Cooker ($119.99; bedbathandbeyond.com), featuring 10 cooking settings in one. Scoop up some fall-friendly decor for Halloween and beyond, or treat yourself to some ultra-plush new towels from the best-selling Wamsutta Ultra Soft Micro Cotton Bath Towel Collection (starting at $14.99; bedbathandbeyond.com).
Woot! will be celebrating Amazon Prime Day all week long starting on October 11 and ending on October 17.
Among the offers: Buy a shirt and save 30% on accessories. Trick-or-treating might be out of the question this year, but you can still celebrate with a spooky Halloween tee, like this Coffee Vampire (from $15; shirt.woot.com) or positively chilling Halloween Unicorns (from $15; shirt.woot.com). We’re also fans of this clever Knock Knock tee ($19; shirt.woot.com) from Strange Planet creator Nathan W. Pyle.
Take up to 30% off essentials for pets sitewide during Chewy’s Blue Box Event from October 11 through 14. Additional deals include 40% off your first autoship purchase, 25% off when you buy two personalized products and buy three, get one free in toys, treats and apparel.
Cat parents will love the MidWest Feline Nuvo Grand Forte 41-in Cat Scratching Post ($56.69, originally $68.61; chewy.com), which is tall enough to help cats stretch while they scratch and chic enough to blend in with your home’s decor. The K&H Pet Products Bolster Cat & Dog Bed ($59.79, originally $84.99; chewy.com) is another great bet, thanks to plush cushioning made from recycled plastic bottles and a machine-washable microsuede liner. We also recommend K&H’s highly-rated EZ Mount Window Scratcher Kitty Sill Cradle ($31.75, originally $49.99; chewy.com), which gives cats and other small pets the perfect perch for lounging in the sun. Whether your best bud is a dog, a cat or a hamster, Chewy’s got something for you.
Use code FALLFAVES for 30% off items from the mattress and decor brand’s “Fall Favorites Collection,” as well as 15% off Luxe and Supreme mattress. Deals are live now through October 16.
Grab a chic, snuggle-friendly Stonewashed Cotton Throw ($48; allswellhome.com), made in Portugal from soft, yarn-dyed fabric. Bedroom need an upgrade? Customers love the cool, crisp Organic Garment Wash Percale Duvet Cover Set ($98; allswellhome.com), which comes in five muted colors, and the stylish Organic Matelasse Feather Stripe Duvet Cover Set ($155; allswellhome.com).
The bed and bath retailer is offering 25% off online exclusives on October 13 and 14 with the code WEBONLY25.
The Favorite Cotton Reversible Blanket ($119, originally $180; peacockalley.com) is a soft, 100% cotton layer with complementary colors on either side so you can easily change up a room’s look. Another popular pick is the Clara Sateen Sheet Set ($169, originally $405; peacockalley.com), which includes everything you need to add some silky softness to your linen closet.
The Fall Weekend Flash Sale, which began October 8, has been extended through October 15. Use the code FALL20 at checkout for 20% off the entire site, plus two free cloud pillows with a mattress or bundle purchase.
That means savings of up to $180 on the Original Bear Mattress (from $400, originally $500; bearmattress.com), featuring cooling graphite memory foam designed to disperse heat while you sleep. Add an extra layer of comfort with the copper-infused BearPro (starting at $752, originally $940; bearmattress.com), or test out the goldilocks of mattresses with a Bear Hybrid (from $872, originally $1090; bearmattress.com), crafted from a mixture of coils and foam for comfort and support. All Bear mattresses come with a 100-night trial period as well.
From October 12 to 13, the affordable clothing company is offering up to 50% off everything for “Giftober.” With deals on a huge range of sizes for men, women and kids, you can stock up on outerwear, jeans, loungewear and more for the whole family (though note that masks, gift cards and “today only deals” are excluded from the promo). Snag free shipping with no order minimum using the code FREESHIP, too.
Women in need of some snuggle-worthy loungewear should check out the best-selling Cozy Sherpa Zip-Front Jacket ($25, originally $39; oldnavy.com) and the Vintage Pullover Hoodie ($20, originally; $34.99 oldnavy.com). The men’s Water-Resistant Narrow-Channel Puffer Jacket ($35, originally $59.99; oldnavy.com) is another great bet that’ll look polished while keeping you warm.
The natural skincare brand is offering 20% off sitewide plus free two-day shipping with the code FRESH48 for 48 hours only, from 8 p.m. October 12 through 14. Top picks include the silky Rose Face Mask ($25; fresh.com), a hydrating cocktail of real rose petals, cucumber extract and aloe vera that’s perfect for keeping winter dryness at bay, and the nourishing Black Tea Age-Delay Eye Cream ($68; fresh.com).
Gift sets are eligible for savings too. We love the Mini Skincare Essentials set ($46; fresh.com), which features mini versions of Fresh’s best-selling Soy Face Cleanser, Rose Deep Hydration Moisturizer, Lotus Youth Preserve Dream Night Cream and Sugar Advanced Therapy Lip Treatment.
Now through October 21, customers will get up 65% off eyeglass and sunglass frames with basic prescription lenses using code PRIME65. Looking to stock up on a few pairs? Use code BOGO to get a second pair totally free. GlassesUSA also offers free shipping and returns, so you can make sure a frame is right for you.
Those looking for something classic should shop the Eliot ($32.90, originally $94; glassesusa.com), a 1950s Browline-style frame made from a mixture of acetate and metal. Embrace your inner Harry Potter with the oversized, fine-wire metal Ottoto Waterloo ($30.80, originally $88; glassesusa.com), or grab the universally-flattering, all acetate Weston frames ($32.90; originally $94; glassesusa.com), which come in eight colors.
The two-day Magical Rush runs from October 13 to 14 and will feature a series of rotating deals, so check the site often for updates.
Grab a discounted costume favorite like this Buzz Lightyear Light-Up Costumes for Kids ($38.49, originally $54.99; shopdisney.com) or another Buzz option for babies ($24.49, originally $34.99; shopdisney.com). And get ready for night time snuggles with adorable sleepwear marked down to $20 and fleece throws for just $14.
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