On Monday, September 5 is Labor Day, making this a long weekend for deal hunting.
The Labor Day 2016 sales are underway at major retailer including Best Buy and Walmart. The Best Buy Labor Day 2016 sale offers some savings on consumer electronics including $100 off select MacBook Air. The cheapest TV deal is a $99.99 32-inch Westinghouse LED TV. The sale includes many TV deals, but nothing outrageous.
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Best Buy also offers a big appliance sale with savings of up to 35% and a free $400 gift card if you buy three or more major appliances totaling $4,000 or more. If you need appliances now, Best Buy's Labor Day appliances sale is worthwhile to check out here. Appliance sales will reach up to 40% off during Black Friday. This is not that different from the Labor Day sale and it comes down to the individual deal.
Labor Day car deals are another category that live up to Black Friday car deals. Major car brands have announced Labor Day 2016 deals including cash back and special financing deals. You local car dealer offers additional deals on top of the car makers promotions. Dealers also have to start to get rid of their 2016 inventory as the year comes to an end. Discounts on in stock 2016 models start to reach a high point.
Noteworthy car brands offering Labor Day 2016 deals include BMW, Ford, Kia, Toyota, and Volkswagen. Ford, Kia, Toyota and Volkswagen offer several cars models with 0% financing and additional cash-back bonus of up to $2,000. Sorry. There is no Tesla Labor Day sale.
For consumer electronics, especially anything from Apple, wait for the Black Friday 2016 sale events. Apple will begin announcing new products next week on Wednesday. Besides the new iPhone 7 and Apple Watch 2, Apple is expected to release new laptops and tablets ahead of the Holiday shopping season. Also do not by any video game hardware. Sony will unveil the new PS4 Slim on September 7 and possibly the new powerful 4K Sony PS4 Neo. Discounts on Xbox One and Xbox One S will be extreme during Black Friday 2016 as Microsoft tries to keep up with Sony's PlayStation and its Virtual Reality offering.
See also Andrea Woroch's guide what to buy on Labor Day 2016.