Boxing Day homeware sale: the best deals on furniture, mattresses, sofas and more

As shops look to clear out stock for the spring ranges on December 26th., bargain hunters can often find good deals on everything from curtains and cushions to investment sofas.


John Lewis is sure to have some chic furniture on offer, as well as practical pieces like fridges, washing machines and essentials like lighting or mattresses.

If its less practical pieces you are after, indulge in a new sheepskin rug or luxe velvet sofa.

  • Shop John Lewis' sale here

Looking for something cheaper? Give your decor an easy update with some coloured cushions or brighten up your bedroom with some fresh Egyptian cotton sheets (they're half price at Habitat).

There's a ton of sales running at the same time, so it can pay off to shop around on Boxing Day to find the best price.

Where will the best Boxing Day sales be?

  • Argos
  • B&Q
  • Habitat
  • John Lewis
  • Made
  • Selfridges
  • Wayfair

Live offers

Up to 50 per cent off at Habitat

Chic interiors store Habitat is kicking things off early.

Its sale went live today and will last until December 27th, the day after Boxing Day.

Go in store or shop online to find furniture, soft furnishings, bed linen, lighting, kitchenware, rugs, curtains, accessories and more at up to 50 per cent off.

We've spotted a particularly good deal: an Egyptian cotton bed linen set complete with pin-tucked pillow cases for only £40 (half price) – but hurry, these items won't hang around for long.

  • Kitchen chair – was £95, now £47.50 – buy here
  • Geometric wool rug – was £170, now £85 – buy here
  • Timber coat stand – was £85, now £42.50 – buy here
  • Velvet chair – was £995, now £796 – buy here
  • Sheepskin rug – was £70, now £49 – buy here
  • Velvet cushions – were £25, now £20 – buy here
  • Velvet sofa with oak feet – was £1,400, now £980 – buy here

What should I look for in the Boxing Day sale?

There's plenty of ways to make savings in seasonal sales, especially if you're buying expensive items.

We recommend writing down a list of items (e.g. fridges, coffee machines, dishwashers) that you'd like to buy, along with their prices, and checking back during the sale to see if they're any cheaper.

Beds and mattresses

There's been a surge in the number of online-based mattress companies in recent years, with the likes of Casper, Simba and Nectar all competing to offer the best products and prices.

Shop around a few mattress sellers to get yourself the best price and the best savings.

A decent offer on a bed can be found at dozens of stores, including John Lewis, Argos, Dreams and Debenhams.


Big brands such as Tefal and Le Creuset are often looking to shift pots and pans in sales periods so both are worth looking out for.

Other handy kitchen items such as Nutribullets, Joseph and Joseph accessories and pressure cookers are often discounted.


You should be able to kit out every room in your house for a discount on Boxing Day, with everything from sofas, coffee tables and cushions available for less in the sale.

Check out general retailers such as John Lewis and Selfridges along with specialists such as Wayfair, Habitat and Made to get a good selection of offers.

Smart home

If you're interested in turning your house into a smart home, there's tons of gadgets and gizmos you can buy.

Get smart lighting with Hue, control your heating with Nest and help secure your house with smart doorbells from Ring.

These tech items are usually discounted in seasonal sales and can be found on the manufacturer websites and retailers such as Amazon.

White goods

Everything from fridges to washing machines to dishwashers will be available at a cut price on Boxing Day.

When buying something this expensive, it's worth doing your research first and working out exactly what features you require and if you're really getting a good deal.

You'll likely be holding onto white goods for a while, so it's worth checking out things such as energy efficiency, size and reliability.


Our tips for finding the best deals this Boxing Day

PREPARE Research the items you want to buy and find out the cheapest price. Websites like PriceSpy, PriceHistory and CamelCamelCamel will give you historical data on prices so you can see how much you should pay.

GET FOLLOWING Follow your favourite shops on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and sign up to its deals newsletter to get the latest on any offers. We post the best deals in our Sun Money FB group too.

EARN CASHBACK Check websites like Quidco and TopCashback BEFORE you place your order. Cashback websites PAY you to shop. All you have to do is click through their links and the money is added to your online account, usually within 14 days.

CHECK FOR CODES Take a look at The Sun Vouchers, and see if you can get extra savings with discount codes.

New year, new you? December 26th is the best time to update your look. Get a heads up on upcoming fashion and footwear sales here, and shop the best Boxing Day 2018 beauty deals here.

Or if you're looking to turn your house into a smart home, or you just want to blast some Zombies on COD, these are the best tech and gaming deals you'll find.

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