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What to Buy in August | Seasonal Sales Cycle

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 prices?

Every product has a “seasonal sale,” and when grocery stores mark these items at their lowest prices, it’s 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 possibly stock up on. For example, barbecue sauce is at its lowest price in the summer months, so May through July is the best time to buy and stock up on it.

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
  • Lunch meat
  • Pudding and gelatin cups
  • Ready-made snacks
  • School supplies
  • Tissues


  • Apricots
  • Beets
  • 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 they’re clearing out summer products. 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.

Depending on where you live, seasonal produce and deals may vary. To find out what’s in season where you live, check out Seasonal Food Guide.

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

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


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