The January sales have already begun, and now is the best time of the year to bag a bargain.
The January sales used to start in January, but the last few years retailers have brought the big sale forward, starting immediately after Boxing Day. We've rounded up the best offers below.
In the past, the January sales have often been synonymous with queues of people standing in line at high street shops in the early hours of the morning, but this year is looking a little different as the event takes place mostly online.
What's more, the online deals are set to be bigger than ever this year, as the coronavirus lockdown measures have inspired a surge in online shoppers, shopping from the comfort and safety of their homes.
So, here are the best Boxing Day and January sales of 2020.
The best Boxing Day and January sales now on
Amazon – Last year Amazon's Boxing Day sale was one of the biggest sales of the year, which it calls its End of Year sale, with huge reductions on everything from tech to toys. This year, the Amazon Boxing Day Sale starts on 26th December, and you can see all the deals here.
Anthropologie – Anthropologie offered as much as 50 % off clothing and homeware during last year's Boxing Day event, and this year is just as strong. From champagne coupes to Christmas decorations, shop the offers here.
Debenhams – Known for impressive Boxing Day and January sales discounts, here you'll find massive discounts across thousands of products. In fact, it's offering up to 70 per cent off in its closing down sale.
Resin Photo Frame 5x7” | Was £40, Now £28 (Save 30%)
Made from white resin, trimmed with a simple silver-plated border and with a soft-grey felt reverse, this photo frame looks sleek from all angles. It comes in a smart gift box, making it the perfect present.View Deal
White Luxury Egyptian Cotton Towels | Was £42, Now £21 (Save 50%)
Made from 100% Egyptian cotton, treat yourself to these super fluffy new bathroom towels.View Deal
Mongolian faux fur throw | Was £60, Now £36
Made from irresistibly soft faux Mongolian fur, this faux fur throw is perfect for adding texture and contemporary Scandi style to your living space.View Deal
Wooden Crate Tree Skirt | Was £65, Now £39 (Save 40%)
Made from pine, this wonderful piece has multiple functions – firstly as a lovely tree skirt for your Christmas tree, and secondly as a handy storage piece for packing away all those decorations, as it comes with an additional panel to slot on top as a lid.View Deal
Green metal ceiling light | Was £80, Now £24
This ceiling pendant light has a dark green matt painted finish and its 3 oversized shades help to cascade the light evenly. Emitting a warm, soft glow, place Sorel over a kitchen island or dining table for maximum visual impact.View Deal
Simba Hybrid® Upholstered Bed Frame, Super King | Was £500, Now £309
SIMBA's design experts have crafted this stunning upholstered bed. It's constructed from an on-trend wool blend, with stylishly tapered legs. Easy to set-up, it will suit the aesthetic of any room.
Featuring a sleek rounded headboard and finished in an on-trend, soft grey wool, it offers a luxurious touch and feel to your bedroom space.View Deal
Gingham Quilted Bedspread | Was £70, Now £35 (Save 50%)
A soft and cosy extra layer for their bed, this quilted bedspread is made from pure cotton. Warm, yet breathable, it's designed with a gingham front and a plain reverse and is easy to style in bedrooms for younger children, teens and even young adults.View Deal
Dear Father Christmas Envelope | Was £8, Now £5.60 (save 30%)
The cutest way for them to send their special letter to Santa is in this canvas envelope, with a Christmas tree stamp and red gingham lining.
The envelope has a working button closure on the back and loop that allows it to be hung from your mantelpiece or Christmas tree, ready to be collected by magical elves.View Deal
Clear Glass Cylinder Vase| Was £10, Now £7
Add a timeless look and with this simple, elegant vase that won't date. Also an ideal gift, when given alongside flowers to put in it.View Deal
Pair of candleholders | Was £25, Now £15
These finely cut crystal candleholders are perfect for on the dining table.View Deal
Pendant Ceiling Light | Was £75, Now £37.50 (50% off)
This industrial looking shade is perfect for creating that retro inspired look. With a coordinating twisted, brown flex it will look stunning suspended above a dining or breakfast table.View Deal
Ho Ho Tree Decorations - Set Of 2 | Was £15, Now £9 (Save 40%)
These delicately shaped glass letters bring the spirit of the season to any tree. Hanging from little ribbons, watch as they spin and catch the twinkling of Christmas lights.View Deal
White, 100% cotton bedding set | Was £65, Now £19.50
Created on a traditional loom and finished with a contemporary stonewashing technique, this simple checked fabric combines a textured look with a beautifully soft and relaxed feel.View Deal
Blue Fringe Trim Cushion | Was £20, Now £12
Trimmed with fringing, this cushion is made purely from soft cotton.View Deal
Silentnight Eco 1000 Pocket Mattress – Medium | Was £369, Now £185 (Save £270)
1000 individually responsive springs held under tension in their own fabric pockets offer tailored comfort. The springs are designed to respond to your body, spreading weight evenly across the mattress to give support right where you need it most. Layers of cushioning help provide for better back support.
Finished with a soft knit cover, this mattress provides edge to edge support for more sleep space and a medium/firm comfort feel. Purotex treated to reduce moisture and dust-mite allergens to create a drier, fresher and all-round healthier mattress.View Deal
Set of four crystal glass wine goblets | Was £40, Now £20 (Save 50%)
These four wine goblets are made from crystal glass and are exceptional value.View Deal
Mushroom ornament | Was £16, Now £8 (Save 50%)
Embellished with beads, this fungi ornament lends whimsy to your evergreen...View Deal
Little White Barn Christmas Decoration | Was £6, Now £3.60 (Save 40%)
Inspired by the Nativity, this barn shaped decoration has been carefully crafted with little windows and a North Star, which will allow the twinkle of Christmas lights to shine through when hung on the tree.View Deal
White 400 Thread Count Pillowcase Pair | Was £30, Now £15 (Save 50%)
These high quality standard pillowcases are made from smooth 400 thread count cotton sateen, giving a luxurious and ultra soft feel. View Deal
8-Piece Pram, Buggy and Car Seat Bundle|Was £1,440, Now £800 (Save £540)
This bundle includes all the basics you need to get out and about with baby, including the pushchair and carrycot. It features a supportive head cushion, deep padded seat and XL all terrain wheels to keep your little one comfortable, even during the bumpiest rides.
The pram / buggy can deal with kerbs and steps with minimal fuss. There's also a cup holder for your drink while you're out and about.View Deal
Thick stripe throw | Was £60, Now £30 (Save 50%)
A contemporary cotton throw with a broad stripe in navy, white and pale pink. Woven with a simple plain edge, it's a great way to add a lightweight layer to your bed during the warmer months.View Deal
Wooden Ladder with Berry Wall Decoration | Was £25, Now £17.50
This more unusual Christmas tree wall hanging decoration comes in the form of a "ladder" tree, made from twigs and string and decorated with berries, pine cones, baubles and painted wooden stars.View Deal
Bunk Bed with built in Desk, Storage and Mattress | Was £379, Now £299 (Save £80)
No matter how small your child's bedroom is, you can easily make use of the available space with this Atlanta mid sleeper.
The area under the bed features a cupboard with tongue-and-groove style doors and an internal shelf, while three drawers provide added storage for clothes, toys and more. There's even a study desk that pulls out on castors and boasts shelving at the end - ideal for them to keep everything from school work to arts and crafts materials. View Deal
Rib Knit Rectangular Cushion | Was £30, Now £15 (Save 50%)
This fab, cotton cushion has a tactile, ribbed texture and comes in a range of on-trend colours.View Deal
Grey textured wallpaper | Was £25, Now £15
This grey wallpaper has a light reflecting texture and a really hardwearing surface – made to last.View Deal
Pink cotton bath sheets | Was £48, Now £24 (Save 50%)
Made from super soft cotton, this soft pink towel has an ultra soft feel that improves wash after wash. Kind to the skin, yet highly absorbent.View Deal
Glass Bottle Vase with Artificial Poppies | Was £20, Now £14
Add a touch of colour to your home with this vase of artificial poppies.View Deal
John Lewis & Partners X Frame Desk | Was £600, Now £419
Its curved, X-frame sides and smooth rounded edges give the desk a visual lightness, making it an easy-fit in your contemporary home. Two drawers provide practical storage space for documents and stationery.
The surface top is made from linoleum, an innovative and award-winning, furniture-grade material that's renowned for its durability and high-quality finish. Made from raw, natural materials, it's distinctly tactile: the surface top looks matt but feels warm and we've given it a rich colour-contrast to complement the wooden frame. It also actively resists the build-up of static charges, so you don't have to worry about fingerprints and dust or dirt sticking to the surface.View Deal
west elm pink velvet Ingrid Dining Chair | Was £300, Now £174
The Ingrid dining chair from west elm showcases a pitched, curved seat and a rounded backrest that cushions the body. Upholstered in a soft velvet fabric, it rests on a sturdy brass-finished metal frame with rounded feet. As it was made to meet the demands of commercial use, you can rest assured of its durable quality.View Deal
Artificial Red and Orange Maple Leaf Spray | Was £10, Now £7
Arrange these realistic maple branches in a bouquet arrangement, or even on their own in a tall vase. The branches measure 74cm.View Deal
Angel decoration | Was £25, Now £17.50
Serene and elegant, this glittering gold angel figure can be stood on a sideboard or mantelpiece as part of a traditional Christmas look – or why not stick it atop the tree?View Deal
Fine Bedding Company Winter Cocoon Pillow Pair | Was £50, Now £25 (Save 50%)
This velvet-soft pillow gently cocoons around the neck to offer medium support and reassuring comfort.View Deal
Upholstered Bed Frame, King Size | Was £1,400, Now £979
Give your bedroom or guest bedroom some subtle sophistication with this dusky upholstered king size bed. It features a hand painted finish and hand distressed effects to give a rustic character. View Deal
600 Thread Count 'Blanca' Fitted Sheet | Was £84, Now £42 (Save 50%)
Treat yourself to some fresh fitted sheets, made from luxurious 600 thread count cotton.View Deal
Harlequin 200 thread count 'Toco' Oxford pillow case | Was £22, Now £11 (Save 50%)
We love the contrast piping on this Harlequin pillow case, and the fun pattern itself – mix and match with the rest of the bedding range.View Deal
Rory Dobner Snowman Bauble | Was £28, Now £14 (50% off)
Handmade and hand-decorated, this Snowman bauble from Rory Dobner is a charming decoration for the tree. The white ceramic background makes the jet-black illustration of the snowman wrapped in a chunky-knit scarf, and the red ribbon gives a little festive colour as a finishing touch.View Deal
Multicoloured Stitched Storage Basket | Was £30, Now £21
This storage basket is a stylish and practical storage solution. Made from cotton-rich materials, it features a contrasting stitched design.View Deal
Set of 3 Summer Bamboo Scented Candles | Was £10, Now £7
Perfect for the spring and summer months, these scented candles are infused with a refreshing summer bamboo fragrance.
Easy-to-Fit Ceiling Shade, Black/Brass |Was £35, Now £17.50 (50% off)
This easy-to-fit shade is designed to attach to your existing ceiling fitting. With a utility-style design, it's made from steel and cut into a wide dome shape, with brass-plated detailing designed to reflect the light which emits from the top. In order to maximise the light output, the inner is painted in a contrast colour, which also gives the shade a more modern feel.View Deal
John Lewis & Partners Harvard Desk| Was £400, Now £279
This slimline desk is designed with a convenient drawer and shelf space, perfect for keeping your work space organised and clutter free. It's made from MDF and complemented with a sturdy steel frame and subtly tapered legs, giving your home office a sophisticated style.View Deal
west elm Slope Leather Office Chair | Was £500, Now £349
Designed with curves in both the seat and back rest, the Slope chair from west elm is a stylish seating option for light and occasional use at your work desk. The seat is height-adjustable and swivels, and it's upholstered in durable, top-grain leather. Castors ensure easy movement around your room and they're suitable for all floor types.View Deal
Artificial Brown Berry Spray | Was £10, Now £7
We love this berry spray as part of a winter floral arrangement, or as a way to decorate the dining table.View Deal
Orange Recycled Polyester Storage Basket | Was £15, Now £10.50
Add a pop of colour to your home with this recycled basket. Made purely from soft recycled materials utilising 20 recycled plastic bottles, it's complete with a textured two-tone finish.View Deal
Duck feather duvet | Was £100, Now £50 (Save 50%)
The luxurious duck feather duvets are filled with a feather filling encased in a soft polycotton cover finished with a piped edge. It comes with assured traceability - from the origin to the finished product. It's also responsibly sourced - following animal welfare best practices. View Deal
Pair Of Crystal Glass Brandy Balloon Glasses | Was £30, Now £15 (Save 50%)
This pair of Brandy balloon glasses are exceptional value and a great introduction to crystal stemware.View Deal
Black and White Marble Candle Holders| Was £30, Now £21
Chiselled from marble, these candle holders retain the material's natural patterns and detailing. They can also be stacked on top of one another to make a tall candle holder.View Deal
Set of 10 scented dinner candles | Was £5, Now £2.50 (Save 50%)
Add a festive touch to your winter or festive dining table with these red, scented dinner candles. View Deal
White desk lamp | Was £75, Now £37.50 (Save 50%)
A sophisticated, slimline task lamp for your work surface, this modern desk lamp explores material contrasts through its metal and concrete construction. Designed with brushed brass accents, its arm can be pivoted and directed to cast light exactly where you need it, while its round concrete base lends a sturdy and rustic-inspired quality.View Deal
When do the Boxing Day sales start?
While Boxing Day sales traditionally begin Boxing Day, in recent years many retailers start their sales up to a week earlier, and many of the sales run through to January.
The Boxing Day and January sales are the last of the year, as the next big sale event isn't until Amazon Prime Day, traditionally held in the summer, and Black Friday in November.
How to get the best Boxing Day deals
Think ahead about what you need, or what you've had your eye on – maybe your perfume is running low, maybe you're in need of a new coat, pair of leggings or jeans, or maybe you'd like to treat yourself to some home gym equipment and activewear to jump start a January detox. Whatever it is that you want, shop around in advance so that you can recognise a good offer when you see one on Boxing Day, as you'll be able to compare the new offer against the original prices.
Tips for Boxing Day sales shopping online
For big sites such as Amazon and John Lewis & Partners, it's recommended to create an account in advance, making buying items a more seamless process as your address and delivery details will already be saved.
We’d also recommend signing up for an Amazon Prime membership, costing £7.99 a month, which offers same day and next day delivery on selected products. Amazon also offers a free 30 day trial for Prime, so you could sign up before Boxing Day and cancel after making the most of the sale, without being charged.
Boxing Day Opening Times
This year, many stores have said they will remain closed on Boxing Day (including John Lewis, Wickes, Homebase and Marks and Spencer).
Opening times will vary between different branches for each brand, so we recommend checking Google for their updated holiday dates opening times.
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