I have two list of when people say Items go on sale. This is the first list. I will make a separate post of the second list since they do vary.
January: After Christmas Items, towels, linens, oranges, tangelos, split peas
February: Sodas, chips, snacks, crackers, cabbage, potatoes, onions
March: Allergy items, Kleenex, broccoli, dried beans, grapefruit
April: Ham, eggs, baking ingredients, salsa, corn chips, refried beans, carrots, frozen orange juice, greens
May and June: Barbecue sauce, marinades, condiments, country time lemonade, charcoal, hot dogs, diary
June: Chicken, strawberries, dairy products
July: Toys, green beans, squash, peaches
July and August: Back to school supplies
August: Corn, watermelon, tomatoes
September: School lunch supplies,
suns, pop tarts, cabbage, grapes, pears
October: Apples, cauliflower, pork
November: Cough Medicine, cold medicine, soup (
Campbell’s), Jell-o, Oats
(Quakers), tissues, cranberries, turkey, turnips, squash
December: Carnation milk, baking ingredients, wet wipes, boxed stuffing and potatoes, canned vegetables, frozen orange juice, potatoes, tangerines.
Also, some products like toilet paper, paper towels, soft drinks, and cereal cycle every 6-8 weeks.
The above information is from the book: Savvy Saving: Couponing secrets from the Stockpiling Moms, by Melissa Jennings and Shelley King. Book available from walmart.com. bn.com and amazon.com.