After Christmas Sales 2011: 10 Stores with the Best Post-Holiday Deals

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on December 25 2011 7:45 PM
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While Black Friday may be know as the best shopping day with the best holiday deals, the day after Christmas, Dec. 26, is a close second and may even take the cake.

Let's face it: Black Friday is such a crazy day to shop, some people skip the lines and amazing deals because they dread holiday shopping. Those people, wait until after the holidays, when many stores like Walmart and Target have items on sale to clear out merchandise after the holidays.

Since most people will be spending their day off before heading back to the office in their sweatpants making Chai Tea lattes with  their new Keurigs and eating leftovers, you can score the best deals on discounted items post-Christmas while everyone else is at home asleep. Christmas Monday has some of the best sales and deals which would make any frugal shopper weak in the knees.

Whether you've got your heart set on a deal on a tablet computer or searching for a sexy dress for that New Year's Eve party you've been postponing to RSVP for, here are the 10 best stores with the cheapest post-holidays deals during the 2011 after Christmas sales both online and in stores.

Target

Target is hosting a storewide sale running until when stores close on Dec. 26. You can receive $10 off a $50 order using Code TGTGFT2U online. In addition, Target is offering 75% off all seasonal merchandise while supplies last.

J. Crew

From Dec. 26 until Dec. 31, all fall merchandise at J. Crew is 80% off.

Walmart

Walmart will open at 5 a..m on Dec. and has deals ranging from holiday items to tech gadgets. The best offers include the Barnes and Noble Nook Color 7-Inch for $198.86, the Apple iPad 2 with WiFi (Black, 32GB) at $599 and the Vizio 32 LCD-HDTV on sale for $288.

Best Buy

Best Buy is offering ^3% off 64GB white Apple iPhone 4S until Dec. 31.

Macy's

Fall merchandise at Macy's will be 30% off beginning Dec. 26 when stores open, and all orders placed online of $100 or more will receive free shipping. The day after Christmas sale at Macy's has 50-75% off men's and women's clothes until Dec. 30.

Kohl's

All fine jewelry at Kohl's will be 50% off, in case your girlfriend is upset she didn't get that diamond for Christmas this year. In addition, all designer brands like Simply Vera by Vera Wang, Jennifer Lopez Collection and LC by Lauren Conrad will have major discounts, depending on the brand.

Bloomingdale's

Most luxury items will be 50-75% off at Bloomingdale's beginning on Dec. 26.

Gap

Gap is offering 30% off everything storewide beginning on Dec. 26.

Sephora

Holiday gift sets at Sephora will be marked 30% off the day after Christmas.

Old Navy

All holiday items will be on clearance with additional sales storewide on Dec. 26. 

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