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The 15 Best Sales of Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2016

Jan. 16, 2016
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If you need a good reason to go shopping this holiday weekend, retailers have one for you.

Many stores will be offering winter discounts and clearance promotions in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, and we’ve compiled the best offerings for you.

Apparel and accessories

  • Anthropologie: At Anthropologie, use coupon code XTRA40 to take an extra 40% off sale items as part of the store’s Winter Tag Sale. This event is available for a limited time.
  • Carter’s: Shop hundreds of styles priced at $3.99 and up. Plus, through Monday, take an extra 20% off.
  • Coach: Shop deep discounts on apparel, shoes and accessories.
  • Famous Footwear: Kick off 2016 with a serious sale on some new kicks. Buy one clearance pair and get a second one (of equal or lesser value) for 50% off. Some exclusions apply, and this sale ends Monday.
  • J.C. Penney: Through Monday, use coupon code JANSAVE to save an extra 25% off qualifying online purchases of $100 or more with your J.C. Penney credit card or an extra 20% off with any other method of payment. Or, in store and online, use the same promo code (or print an in-store coupon) to take an extra 20% off qualifying purchases with your J.C. Penney credit card, or an extra 15% off with any method of payment. See the retailer’s website for full details.
  • Kmart: Get paid to shop online or in store at Kmart. Through Jan. 31, customers can print a coupon (or use promo code 9700060596183460) to take $10 off a qualifying $150 purchase.
  • Kohl’s: Use coupon code HEALTHY to save 20% on orders of $100 or more. Or use coupon code LIVING to take 15% off orders under $100. See the retailer’s website for full details and exclusions. You can also print an in-store coupon pass. The promotion ends Monday.
  • PacSun: You can take an additional 30% to 50% off markdowns. There’s no ending date listed on this one, so act soon before it’s gone.
  • Victoria’s Secret: Enter promo code SHIP50 to score free shipping on orders of $50 or more through Jan. 18.


  • Kirkland’s: Shop 10 sales in one at Kirkland’s Semi-Annual Big Sale. The retailer has slashed prices in 10 departments, including up to 40% off art, up to 30% off mirrors and up to 25% off lamps.
  • Lowe’s: Through Jan. 26, take 10% off select major appliance purchases of $396 or more. Plus, take advantage of free local delivery and haul away.
  • Pier 1 Imports: Exercise your shopping savvy by acting on end-of-season bargains at Pier 1 Imports. The store’s One Big Sale and Clearance promotion includes up to 50% off select departments plus 75% off all Christmas items.
  • Pottery Barn: Shop the Buy More, Save More event at Pottery Barn to take up to 25% off your home purchases. Through Monday, use coupon code SAVEMORE to take 10% off $100 or more, 15% off $250 or more, 20% off $500 or more and 25% off $1,000 or more. Some exclusions apply.
  • Sleep Train Mattress Centers: Save up to 40% on clearance mattresses in the Year End Clearance Sale.
  • Williams-Sonoma: Whether you’re in need of cookware or cutlery, shop the Winter Clearance event at Williams-Sonoma to take an extra 25% off a wide assortment of kitchen products. Use coupon code EXTRA through Monday to have the savings applied to your eligible purchase.

Courtney Jespersen is a staff writer at NerdWallet, a personal finance website. Email: [email protected]. Twitter: @courtneynerd.

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