Best August sales 2019 – fashion, fitness, tech, home appliances and more

These are the best August sales in the UK and US

July sales
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Black Friday 2019 may be just over three months away but fear not, deal hunters, because August, while not a traditionally massive sales month, nonetheless features sales.  That means there are plenty of deals to be had right now, although the sales are gradually coming to an end. We've rounded up the best sales below and you might want to bookmark this page as we're updating it regularly. All aboard the deals train!

UK sales are at the top of the page. Scroll down for US sales.

Best August sales UK

Amazon Daily Deals – live now
Black Friday may be months away but there are still loads of deals every day on Amazon which you can browse from the daily deals page and sort by department. You can either add the deals straight to your basket or click 'Watch this deal' for upcoming deals. This sale NEVER ends.

Currys Clearance Sale – live now
Currys is currently running a Clearance Sale which includes TVs, laptops, coffee makers and other electrical items. It's not up there with its recent July Black Tag event which is unlikely to be repeated until Black Friday in November 2019 but there are still some reasonable deals to be had as the summer sales season comes to an end. Sale end date not known.

Debenhams Sale – live now
The Debenhams sale is offering up to 70% off sale and clearance items in womenswear, menswear, kidswear, home, electrical items, toys, beauty and fragrance. There are also additional offers every week which you can browse from the link below. Sale end date unknown.

Go Outdoors sale – live now
If you're after a tent, a barbecue, a camp bed, picnic table or gas oven, then you should head over to the MASSIVE Go Outdoors sale where you'll find up to 60% off hundreds of items. Categories include walking, climbing, camping, cycling, fishing, horse riding and festivals so there really is something for every outdoor activity. There's free delivery when you spend £50, too. Seriously, you need to check this one out. When does this sale end? It is a mystery!

The North Face sale – live now
How does up to 50% off North Face clothing, shoes and bags for women, men and kids sound? Pretty appealing, right? Whether you're after lifestyle wear, hiking gear or camping gear, North Face has you covered. And with this sale, you skip that sometimes slightly high price tag. Sale end date not known.

Wiggle Best Of Sale – live now
If you like to run, swim or cycle you're no doubt a) familiar with Wiggle b) familiar with how high the prices can be for quality fitness clothing. Well, Wiggle currently has a "Best Of Sale" on where you can save up to 60% on your sportswear and the deals are refreshed every week. So if you want big savings on Castelli, Gore Wear, New Balance, Rapha and more then get a wiggle on and head to Wiggle before the sale ends. Sale end date not known.

Goldsmiths sale – live now
The Goldsmiths sale is offering up to 50% off watches and jewellery so you could save hundreds of pounds on Tag and Omega watches, diamond earrings and necklaces, bracelets, wedding and engagements rings and more. This is a sale that we definitely recommend checking out before it ends. End date unknown.

AllSaints sale – live now
AllSaints seems to have sales on more often than not but the current sale is a particularly good one as it offers "up to 50% off + an extra 20% off". The leather jackets are real bargains at the moment, with some dropping from over £300 each to under £200. Hit the link below to browse the jackets, shirts, knitwear and everything else that's in the sale for women and men. End date unknown but likely to be soon.

Diesel sale – live now
You probably either love Diesel or hate it, or maybe you're indifferent, I don't know. Anyway, one thing we can all agree on is that its clothing is a little bit pricy. So if you've been lusting after a pair of Diesel jeans or shoes or jackets, for example, you'll be pleased to know that Diesel is running a 50% off sale right now for women and men. We do not know when the Diesel sale tank will run dry but it will be soon.

Topman sale – live now
The Topman summer sale is offering up to 50% off brands and up to 50% off all suits and is currently badged as "Last of the summer sale" so it will be ending soon. So whether you're after a smart or a casual look, you can do it on the cheap at Topman. End date unknown.

Topshop sale – live now
It would be ridiculous for Topman to have a sale and for Topshop to be charging full price for everything, so you'll also find reductions of up to 70% at Topshop so you can save on dresses, jeans, bags, belts, hats, jackets and loads more. End date unknown but probably the same day the Topman sale ends.

H&M sale – live now
H&M has up to 70% off its clothes for women, men and kids including items in its Divided range in its Summer Clearance sale. There are also reductions on H&M's home items including tablecloths, mirrors, bedspreads and much more. End date unknown.

Nike sale – live now
Nike is offering up to 50% off selected items and an extra 20% off with the code  'July 20', so if you're after a pair of Nike Air Max or sportswear including leggings and hoodies then head over to the Nike sale and pay much less than those suckers who didn't wait for the sale to start. Get a sprint on, we don't know when this sale ends.

Schuh sale – live now
Schuh is currently knocking money off women's, men's and kids' footwear which includes sandals and trainers from brands including Adidas, Converse, New Balance, Puma, Tommy Hilfiger and many more and the retailer has just added a load of new styles to the sale. End date unknown.

Office sale – live now
The Office summer sale sees prices on shoes, boots, sandals and trainers drop by up to 70%. In total, over 4,000 styles are on offer so you're almost certain to find a couple of pairs you'll like at a price you'll like, too. End date unknown.

Dr Martens sale – live now
How do you fancy a pair of iconic Dr Martens boots for half price? That's exactly what's on offer in the Dr Martens sale so you can get yourself some classic styles, or a more modern interpretation, on the cheap. The Dr. has not prescribed an end date for this feverish sale that we know of.

Le Creuset summer sale – live now
Le Creuset cookware is both high quality and high price but the price has just come down on a whole load of its cookware, stoneware and accessories in the Le Creuset summer sale. So if you've always lusted after a Le Creuset cast iron pan or stoneware dish or you want to add to an existing collection, now's your chance to get it at a cast iron discount. End date unknown.

Lovehoney Summer Sale – live now
The Lovehoney August sale offers a massive 70% off a range of products for women, men and couples. So that's your cheap sex toys, bondage items and lingerie sorted. Hurry, sale ends when July ends.

Best August sales US

Best Buy deals – now on
Best Buy isn't advertising a sale as such but it does have a selection of deals running on products including phones, 4K TVs, cameras, home security, kitchen appliances and more. We've linked to the key sections below for easy browsing. No end date listed.

Macy's Summer Sale – live now
The Macy's Summer Sale is offering the following discounts across its site: 40-70% off home Flash Sale, bed & bath 50-60% off, kids & baby styles 25-40% off, kitchen clearance 30-70% off, select MAC 40% off, women's new markdowns 40-70% off, women's swim 25% off. You can pick up most in-stock items from your local store in two hours. Sign up for emails and get an extra 25% off! End date unknown.

Lovehoney Summer Sale – live now
Fancy some half-price sex toys, bondage items and lingerie? Then head over to Lovehoney which is is offering up to 70% off products for women, men and couples throughout August. Sale end date unknown.

Expired sales

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale – this sale has ended
Nordstrom's Anniversary Sale kicks off on Friday, July 19 and runs for two weeks until August 4. Nordstrom says that the sale will feature a "better-than-ever" selection of products from brands like Topshop, Madewell, Veronica Beard, Frame Denim and more. The sale is taking place both online and in store.

Home Depot Semi-Annual Savings – this sale has ended
It's not the most exciting name for a summer sale but Home Depot's choice of name makes it very clear that this sale happens twice a year. Perhaps it saves on printing 'summer sale' and 'winter sale' stationery. Anyway, this semi-annual sale gives you the chance to get up to 30% off appliances as well as savings in kitchens and bathrooms, and that's a lot more exciting.

Walgreens Online Deals – this sale has ended
Walgreens is currently offering a 'buy 2, get 3rd free' mix and match on oral care, a big vitamin sale, 20% off all contacts, BOGO 50% off Walgreens health and up to 40% off photo gifts and cards.

Target Summer Sale – this sale has ended
Target is currently running its summer sale where you'll find up to 25% off swimwear, up to 25% off patio furniture, 10% off fans and air conditioners, up to 25% off pools and pool toys and more. There's also 20% off school uniforms, 25% of select vitamins and nutrition and up to 30% off hair styling tools. For even more savings, hit the Target Clearance department.

Argos Summer Sale – this sale has ended
The Argos Summer Sale offers half price on selected Tu clothing lines as well as a big clearance section and payday discounts. You can get same-day delivery if you order by 6pm or faster in-store pickup if you prefer.

River Island Holiday Heroes sale – now ended
River Island is offering up to 30% off 200+ "new Holiday Heroes" for women, men, girls, boys and your home (ie cheap homeware). These seasonal offers include shorts, t-shirts, summer dresses and sandals so it's the perfect place to grab a load of clothing bargains for the hot summer weather.

John Lewis sale – This sale has now ended.
John Lewis has a clearance sale on right now offering up to 60% off womenswear, up to 50% off menswear, up to 50% off home and garden, up to 20% off electricals, up to 50% off home and garden, and lots more. It's a huge sale and well worth checking out before it ends. Note that these are discontinued items and so stock is limited. 

Walmart's Big Save sale

Walmart is running a Big Save sale with reductions on items in electronics, home appliances, sports and outdoors, clothing and more. As an example, the Google Home smart speaker is down from $129 to $99, while the Apple iPad 32GB Wi-Fi – Space Gray is selling for $249.00 versus its list price of $329.99. This sale is MASSIVE and you really need to check it out – some more of the sale highlights are below but we recommend checking the site for even more. This sale ended on Sunday 21 July.

eBay US Sale

eBay kicked off three weeks of deals on July 1, promising that "shoppers will find great deals on the things they actually want – from top electronics and home items, to the latest fashion, sporting goods, and more." eBay says there will be discounts of up to 80% off brands like Adidas, Apple, Dyson, Garmin and Samsung. This sale ended on Sunday July 21.

eBay UK Prime Day sale

At eBay UK you can currently get 20% off selected sellers by using the code PARTY. You can get a discount of up to £100 per redemption and you can have three redemptions. Brands on offer include Adidas, Nike, Google, Samsung, PlayStation, Kitchenaid and Xbox. This sale ended on Friday July 19.

Newegg FantasTech Sale

Newegg's FantasTech sale started on  July 8 promising "discounts on some of the latest and greatest tech: PCs, gaming laptops, components, monitors, TVs." Now ended.

Dell US Cyber Monday in July sale

If you're after deals on Dell personal, small business and gaming PCs, monitors and other electronics then Dell's Cyber Monday in July event is the one for you. This sale ended on July 22.

Dell UK Mega Deals

Dell has been running an event called Black Friday In July and as it comes to an end it is now running a day of Mega Deals with daily reductions on laptops, monitors and desktop PCs for those who like to keep it old skool. These deals have ended.

Very Big Deals sale

Very has a good name because it can attach it to sales and call them Very Good or Very Excellent or, in this case, the 'Very Big Deals sale, sponsored by Chromebook'. The sale, which is live now, promises "unmissable deals throughout the week on electricals, home, garden, toys and fashion". This sale has now ended.