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What not to buy in December

December's deals aren't on everything
What not to buy in December

Face it, if you love deals, December is one of the best months of the year.

At this point, "there's not a lot that's not on sale," says Daniel Butler, vice president of merchandising and retail operations for the National Retail Federation.

But with some items -- such as cashmere, gift cards and bed linens -- you can often save even more if you can wait until January.

The nagging question for December bargain-questers: Can you get just a little bit more for your money at those after-holiday and January sales? Or, are you sacrificing selection in pursuit of a slightly better deal?

Want to get the most for your money this month? Here are 12 items that might be sporting even better price tags this year.


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