May 26, 2018

What to Buy in August | Seasonal Sales Cycle

Aug 1, 2013

Did you know that there is a “best” month to buy certain products? Have you ever wondered if the products you are buying are at their rock bottom price?

Every product has a “seasonal sale,” and when grocery stores mark these items at their lowest price, this is the time to stock up! But how do you know when these items are at their lowest?

Welcome to the newest monthly roundup of seasonal sale items! With this monthly list, you will know which products are best to buy this month, and to possibly stock up on. For example, barbecue sauce is at it’s lowest price in the summer months, so May through July is the best time to buy and stock up on it.

Wondering what products are on sale this month? Here is a list of items you can find at their rock-bottom prices during the month of August. Lots of lunchbox goodies, school supplies, and tons of tasty produce!

What to Buy in August

Here is a list of items that you should be able to see big discounts on during the month of August:

  • Canned Fruit
  • Cereals
  • Cheese Slices
  • Cleaning Wipes
  • Disinfectants
  • Fruit Snacks
  • Granola Bars
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Juice Boxes
  • Lunchables
  • Lunchmeat
  • Pudding and Jello Cups
  • Ready-Made Snacks
  • School Supplies
  • Tissues


  • Apricots
  • Blueberries
  • Cantaloupe
  • Corn
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Green Beans
  • Kiwi
  • Lettuce
  • Peaches
  • Plums
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries
  • Summer Squash
  • Tomatoes
  • Watermelon

Summer isn’t over, but retailers are beginning to push Halloween, so you’ll be able to snag camping supplies, caps, charcoal, flip flops, insect repellent, shorts, sporting goods, sunscreen, swimsuits, tents, and water toys at rock-bottom prices.

See what’s on sale during the other months of the year:

January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December


  1. Thank you for creating this resource! The list I have filed away in my brain isn’t as trusty as it once was. 🙂

  2. yes, school supplies are so insanely low in August that I would buy enough for the next year!

  3. Great tips! I can’t believe August is almost here!

  4. Awesome! Thank you for this. I love stocking up on cheap items when I can.

  5. thanks for this, I already started shopping while prices are still low

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