While January has become synonymous with white sales, some of the best bargain items are anything but bland. Shoppers will see some of the best prices on home goods with patterns or bright colors, says Kerrie Kelly, author of "Home Decor" and owner of the Kerrie Kelly Design Lab in Northern California.
Consumers will also find discounts on clothing in January -- everything from the warmest of winter coats to the briefest of bikinis. Also on sale in January: skin care products and juicy citrus fruit.
Looking to stretch your dollars? Here are a few places where you can often find a good deal in January.