After Christmas Sales: Best Bargains for 2011

It’s that time of year again, when shoppers go mad and retailers get rid of all their unwanted and unsold stock. It can be either the best time to buy what you want, or you can end up with a load of old tat. So how do you find out where the best deals are and where to go for them? By coming here at Shoppersbase that’s how! We have scoured the High St and the internet to source you, our readers, the best bargains for 2011. Check these out.


Littlewoods are offering upto 70% off their clothing and footwear and upto 60% off their home and electricals. Here are a couple of items that caught our eye.

Diana Vickers One Shoulder Bodycon Sequin Dress – was £110 now £66 save £44

With thousands of sequins to the fabric, this Diana Vickers dress has a glamorous shimmer for one of our favourite statement pieces from her AW11 collection. With a one shoulder design this Diana Vickers dress is fun, elegant and on trend. The simple cut flatters your figure while the embellished detail is eye-catching for a look that makes a stunning entrance. With a lining to the inside this sequin bodycon dress has a luxurious fit. For a statement look, wear this sequin dress with killer heels and a matching clutch bag. Toughen the look with a cropped biker jacket or soften it with a draped tuxedo blazer.

Avanti Leather Recliner Corner Group Sofa – was £1699.00 now £1149.00 save £550

Corner groups are the ideal sofas in so many ways, providing an inviting space where the whole family can relax… or if there’s just two of you, where you can sit together while also being able to put your feet up. The Avanti corner group sofa goes even further, giving you 2 recliners for added laid-back ease. It’s also luxurious thanks to the everyday quality leather upholstery that covers its modern shape (this includes split back cushions that put softness against your lumbar region). Fixed seat cushions contain pocket springs for support, as well as foam with a fibre wrap for added comfort. Foam- and fibre-filled back cushions are also fixed to keep them neatly in place.

Available from www.littlewoods.com


Woolworths sales are offering upto 50% on home, electrical and toys, and upto 70% on winter kidswear clothing. Here are our two favourite best bargains from this site.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 – was £55 now £35 save £20

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is a realistic near-future conflict against the Russian Federation, featuring a heavy focus on multi-player game-play. New functionality includes multiple game-play combat strategies, a new 2-player co-op option, new play modes, weapons and more. The game also includes a gripping single player campaign in which Russian Ultranationalist Vladimir Makarov continues his manipulation of Russian Federation forces in their invasion of the United States and Europe.

Ladybird Organza Gift Bag Set – was £12 now £3 save £9

Consists of pull on hat, bib and booties, all inside a beautiful organza gift bag. An ideal gift. Cotton. Machine washable. Colours: Blue, Pink, White. Available in sizes newborn, 0-3 months, 3-6, 6-9, 9-12, 12-18 months. Cute design and perfect for when they come out of hospital. Good value for what you get. Nicely presented in the bag.

Available from www.woolworths.co.uk


Sainsburys are giving customers 60% off a range from 100’s of products, including home and leisure, Christmas stock, furniture, toys, electricals, fitness equipment, bedding, lighting etc. Here’s two from them:

Russell Hobbs Digital Microwave – was £99.99 now £49.99 save £50

Easy to use, and just as easy to clean, the Russell Hobbs RHM2016 is rated at 800W and features 10 power levels, so it’s capable of gentle defrosting through to express re-heating. Three automatic programmes and a touch-pad with a programmable function cater for more precise cooking requirements, while an interior light helps you see what’s cooking.

Tennessee Prism Bar Ceiling Light – was £130 now £65 save £65

A sparkling centre-piece for any room, this Tennessee Ceiling Light will bring a touch of glam to the plainest of rooms. The hanging acrylic prism bars bounce and reflect the light from the G9 bulb hidden inside to create a lovely effect. Requires 40W G9 bulb, included.

Available from www.sainsburys.co.uk


Argos simply say on their website – ‘thousands of prices reduced’ and you can ‘pay nothing for 6 months when you buy an item for £99 in their sale’. Here are their two best bargains from us.

Dyson DC32 Animal Pet Hair Bagless Cylinder Vacuum Cleaner was £322.99 now £219.99 save £103.00 (plus an Argos £20 gift card)

The Dyson DC32 is a full-size cylinder vacuum cleaner engineered to remove pet hair from larger homes. It has a turbine head with stiff nylon bristles that spin at high speed to dislodge dirt and pet hair from carpets. For wood and other hard floors, there’s an articulating hard floor tool with soft bristles to gently clean. It pivots 180° to reach into awkward gaps.

Hitachi 46 Inch Full HD 1080p Free-view LCD TV was £799.99 now £399.99 save £400 (plus get an up to 60 inch TV bracket for only £10 when bought with any TV over 40 inch.)

Experience full HD 1080p imagery through this Hitachi TV, whilst also benefiting from built in Free-view which provided numerous free channels. With a PC input, 4 HDMI and 2 SCART ports, this sleek 46in LCD TV enables various devices to be connected and will be the central feature of any room.

Available from www.argos.co.uk

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