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Labor Day Sale Deals and Discounts

Aug. 29, 2013
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Say your goodbyes to summer savings by celebrating with the best Labor Day deals this weekend! As summer and back-to-school savings are coming to an end, Labor Day deals and discounts are the next big thing for bargain hunters. From apparel to food, savings are popping up everywhere online and nationwide. Thanks to well-known retailers wanting to clear their shelves for their fall collections, this means consumers will be able to indulge their shopaholic side and feel good about it! With these fabulous savings, plan out your Labor Day weekend shopping trip and get ready to stock up on necessities and guilty pleasures.

Clothing & Accessories

  • Bloomingdales: Receive a free SPANX Booty Bag at Bloomingdales when you purchase at least $100 worth of SPANX products. SPANX items that are eligible for this free gift will have “Bonus Offer” underneath the product photo.
  • Macy’s: Get an extra 20% off your purchase at Macy’s this Labor Day on top of 25% – 75% storewide clearance sale. Receive free shipping when you purchase at least $99 worth of products online.
  • Lane Bryant: Save 40% off your purchase at Lane Bryant this Labor Day weekend! Valid through September 3rd.
  • Gymboree: Save even more on adorable baby clothing at Gymboree by taking an extra 40% off reduced price items.
  • Belk: Take $10 off a $50 purchase or more on juniors’ clothing, men’s clothing, and shoes.
  • rue21: Receive $10 off every $30 you spend at rue21! Plus, get a $20 Rue Bucks coupon when you spend $40.
  • OshKosh Bigosh: Save up to 60% on trendy kids’ clothing at OshKosh online or in stores.
  • Famous Footwear: Participate in Famous Footwear’s buy one, get one half off sale on most products. Receive an additional 15% off your purchase or 20% off if you’re a rewards member.
  • J.Crew: Say hello to new fall apparel and savings of 40% – 50% on everything in J.Crew stores and online.
  • R.E.I.: Stock up on winter gear or find summer products for those last-minute summer moments during R.E.I.’s 50% off sale. Sale ends on Labor Day.
  • Hollister: Stay in Cali-casual style with Hollister’s storewide and sitewide 40% sale. Ends on Labor Day.
  • Alloy: Save 20% off your final order at Alloy.
  • Guess: Take another 50% off on clearance Guess apparel and accessories for men and women.
  • Nautica: Shop for elegant apparel at Nautica and receive 30% off your purchase with code LABORDAY13 at checkout. Nautica is also sweetening the deal with free shipping on all orders.

Health & Beauty

  • e.l.f.: Join in on e.l.f.’s “Almost Labor Day” sale and get 50% off Studio cosmetic items, from eyeshadow to makeup brushes. Offer ends on September 1st.
  • The Body Shop: Take 50% off deliciously scented body mists at The Body Shop! Offer ends September 17th.
  • HSN: Enjoy exotic tea in the fall and the $14.95 price cut at HSN! Offer expires on September 1st.
  • Sephora: Get a free deluxe sample of Boscia’s Oil-Free Moisturizer with a purchase of $25 and find other great Beauty Insider deals. Offer ends September 5th.
  • Perfumania: Use the code LABOR20 to receive 20% off your next Perfumania purchase.


  • Best Buy: Receive up to 40% of savings on electronics, appliances, and more during Best Buy’s Labor Day sale.
  • Sony: Take up to $500 off Sony electronics, such as the new VAIO Pro Ultrabook.
  • Barnes & Nobles: Start reading your favorite books digitally when you get a free $20 B&N gift card when you buy a Nook!
  • Apple: Still shopping for back-to-school items? Purchase a Mac and receive a $100 App store gift card or buy an iPad or iPhone to receive a $50 App store gift card.

Home & Garden

  • Pottery Barn: Give your children a bedroom makeover without breaking the bank at Pottery Barn’s Labor Day sale! Save up to 60% on more than 1,000 items.
  • Home Depot: Put on your chef hat and show off your grill master skills with a brand new grill from Home Depot. Receive free shipping on your grill purchase of $399 or more.
  • Lowe’s: Shop for appliances, home improvement products, and more at Lowe’s and save up to 20%.
  • Take an extra 10% off on home decor items, furniture, and bedding at

Other Fantastic Discounts:

  • JCPenney: Get an extra 10% off your JCPenney purchase from clothing to home products. If you have a JCP Credit Card, you can receive more savings with 20% off your purchase.
  • Omaha Steaks: Grill delicious steaks, hot dogs, and more this Labor Day with Omaha Steaks’ 50% off Labor Day sale on every item on its site.
  • Boston Market: Have a feast with Boston Market’s 50% off any family meal coupon. Valid on Labor Day only.

Want more savings during the Labor Day weekend? Go to your favorite stores that are having Labor Day sales and ask if the store managers can reduce the price even further for you. Since retailers are wanting to rid of their overstock, Labor Day is the perfect time to get every discount you can squeeze out of these retailers! Happy Labor Day and happy shopping!

Written by Emily Nguyen, a core contributor to NerdWallet Shopping.