The best Labor Day sales 2020: a guide to the best deals and what to expect

Labor Day sales 2020

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The unofficial close out to the summer, the Labor Day sales, represent not only a fantastic way to celebrate the labor movement, but also a prime opportunity to bag a great deal from one of the nation’s top retailers including Home Depot, Lowe’s, and Best Buy to name just a few.

Now the 7th of September is creeping closer, we’re starting to get a picture of what to expect on the big day itself. Right here you’ll find our 2020 Labour Day sales guide with our top predictions, as well as some fantastic early deals just in case you didn’t want to wait.

Even though there’s always a huge array of categories on sale on Labor Day, it’s a particularly good time to pick up appliances and furniture, as well as some choice tech like TV deals and laptops. Retailers are also fond of clearing out the rest of their remaining end-of-summer stock, so be prepared for great prices on patio furniture, outdoor play items, and good old fashioned BBQ grills.

Mattresses are another crowd favorite on Labor Day and you’ll find plenty of excellent deals from top brands such as Casper and Purple including savings of up to $500 as well as a whole host of freebies up for grabs. If that sounds great then there’s even better news – many of these mattress sales are live already and join the whole host of TVs, laptops, appliance and furniture deals that we’ve rounded up just below.

Simply scroll down to see our full list of Labor Day sales, and make sure to bookmark this page as we’ll be updating it with all the best bargains leading up the holiday weekend event. Plus, with Amazon Prime Day 2020 still not confirmed as a definite date, this might just be the best time to snag a top deal for some time to come.

The best Labor Day sales 2020:

Our best Labor Day sale picks:

Labor Day TV deals

Insignia 32-inch Smart HD Fire TV: $170 $129.99 at Best Buy

A $40 discount makes this awesome little 32-inch Insignia HD smart TV a great value pickup for any bedroom or study. It’s got Amazon Fire TV and Alexa built right in, so not only has it got great streaming potential, but it’s also fully smart assistant compatible.

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TCL 50-inch 4K UHD smart TV: $479.99 $269 at Amazon

Save $200
this week on a feature-laden 4K smart TV from TCL over at Amazon. One of the biggest discounts on our list, this cheap 4K TV comes with the Roku experience and is also fully compatible with Google Assistant and Alexa – perfect for easy smart home device pairing.

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Insignia 55-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart TV: $429.99 $329.99 at Best Buy

This Insignia is one of the best value 55-inch 4K smart TVs around right now thanks to a generous $100 discount from Best Buy this week. It’s got Amazon Fire TV and Alexa built right in so it’s a really versatile smart TV for streaming, as well as having full HDR support for rich colors and deep shadows on screen.

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LG 50-inch UN7300 Series 4K UHD TV: $399.99 $369.99 at Best Buy

A $30 saving might not seem like much, but this brand new LG UN7300 is a new release and comes packed to brim with the latest features from the world-renowned TV giant – LG’s latest ThinQ AI and WebOS platform, as well as a new quad-core processor and full active HDR support.

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Sony 55-inch X750H 4K UHD TV: $799.99 $598 at Amazon

Another top mid-range choice, this 2020 Samsung X750H 4K TV is getting a neat $200 discount right now over at Amazon. Inside it’s got Sony’s latest 4K processor and features a Triluminos display, which ensures you’ll get a fabulous picture for the price. It also runs on an Android operating system, which is easily one of the best for smart televisions.

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LG 70-inch UN7370 Series 4K UHD Smart TV: $899.99 $699.99 at Best Buy

Need something a little bigger? This 70-inch LG UN7370 packs in a whole range of fantastic features making it a welcome addition to any home. LG’s ThinQ AI, quad-core processing and Active HDR are all present here, as is a nice $200 discount thanks to Best Buy.

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Hisense 75-inch H65 Series 4K UHD TV: $999.99 $749.99 at Best Buy

This Hisense H65 Series 75-inch TV is great for those who want that big showcase display but don’t want to break the bank. Best Buy is running a $250 off sale right now, which means you can bring home this fully-featured, Google Assistant equipped TV for much less this week.

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Samsung 65-inch Q60 Series QLED 4K Smart TV: $1,299.99 $799.99 at Best Buy

Save $500
on a stunning Samsung QLED display this week at Best Buy. Even though it’s last year’s model, the Q60 still represents one of the finest ranges of displays you’ll find on the market. Not only are you getting your hands on one of the most sought-after display technologies here, but you’re also getting a quantum 4K processor, HDR 4X, and a full host of smart TV features.View Deal

LG 75-inch UN8500 Series UHD Smart TV: $1,429.99 $1,099.99 at Best Buy

Save $300
on a brand new release from LG this week at Best Buy. The UN8500 Series are some of the best displays LG has on offer right now and very much carry all the refinements and features you’d expect from such a world-renowned company. This 75-inch 4K TV features their latest 4K processor, LG’s ThinQ AI, and full Dolby Vision IQ and Atmos support – making it one fine television.

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Labor Day laptop deals

HP 15.3-inch laptop: $659.99 $509.99 at HP

HP is currently discounting $150 off this fantastic workhorse laptop over at their official store this week. A 10th generation Intel Core i5-1035G1 and 8GB of RAM will keep this machine ticking over nicely for most productivity tasks while the spacious 1TB hard drive is more than enough for most media storage.

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HP 17.3-inch laptop: $629.99 $549.99 at Best Buy

Here’s another great pick from HP that proves they are hard to beat when it comes to providing top specs for a bargain price. Not only are you getting an expansive 17.3-inch display here, but you’re also getting a 10th gen Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD – really decent specs for the money,

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2019 Dell XPS 13 Touch laptop: $849.99 $679.99 at Dell

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to bring this stunning Dell XPS touchscreen laptop down to it’s lowest price ever this week over at the official Dell store. Not only is that price super low for an XPS, but you’re getting the latest 10th generation processor, 4GB RAM and 128GB of SSD for the money – great starter specs for any ultrabook.

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Samsung Galaxy Book 2-in-1 laptop: $849.99 $699.99 at Best Buy

Samsung may not be a huge name in the laptops space but this $150 discount on a Galaxy Book 2-in-1 at Best Buy firmly puts them on the radar right now. Not only has this stunning laptop got a near bezel-less 13-inch QLED display, but it’s also got a brand new 10th gen Intel Core i5, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD – absolutely stunning for the price.

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2019 Dell XPS 13 laptop: $899.99 $793.79 at Dell

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at checkout to knock a further $90 off the sale price on this already discounted 2019 Dell XPS 13 over at the official Dell store this weekend. This 10th gen Core i5 equipped XPS might not be the latest in the series, but it’s got a lot more power under the hood than the baseline 2020 model, and it’s cheaper too. Also featuring 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD, this machine is a great buy for college or work.

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Microsoft Surface Laptop 3: $999 $799.99 at Best Buy

Dell isn’t the only ones offering stunning touch-screen laptop deals this week, Microsoft is also elbowing in on the fun with this stunning Surface Laptop 3 – on sale for $200 less right now at Best Buy. Inside you’re getting an Intel Core i5-1035G7, 8GB of RAM, and a 128GB SSD – specs that will keep up with any XPS or ultrabook.

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2019 Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 laptop: $1,058.99 $793.79 at Dell

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at checkout to bring the (already discounted) sales price on this brand new 2019 Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 down even further this week at Dell. That’s an outstanding deal on a laptop featuring a 10th gen Intel Core i3, 4GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD – super speedy specs for a 2-in-1 laptop.

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Lenovo Yoga C640 13-inch 2-in-1 laptop: $999.99 $799.99 at Lenovo

Use code: KICKOFFSALE2020
to receive another $50 off the already discounted sales price on a brand new Lenovo Yoga C640 this week at the official Lenovo store. That brings the total savings to $200 on this stunning machine, which features a 10th gen Intel Core i7-10510U, 8GB of RAM, and a 512GB SSD – really fast specifications on a machine that’s a great alternative from the latest from Apple and Dell.

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2020 MacBook Air plus free AirPods: $899 at Apple

Apple’s ongoing back to school sale is a fantastic opportunity to not only pick up a brand new MacBook Air for $100 less than it’s normal price, but also bag a free pair of AirPods – which are worth $120 by themselves. We heartily recommend the baseline model which features some excellent specs for the money – a 256GB SSD, 8GB of RAM and a new 10th gen Intel Core i3 processor.

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MacBook Pro 13 2019: $1,499 $1,199 at B&H Photo

Apple isn’t the only one discounting MacBooks right now however. Those who need a little more power should check out the latest sales at B&H Photo, which features this stunning 2019 MacBook Pro 13 for $300 off its normal price. Inside it’s got an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD and you’ll also get the option to bundle in Microsoft Office 365 and Adobe CC for cheap – both excellent packages for students and professionals.

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Apple MacBook Pro 13 2020: $1,999 $1,799.99 at Amazon

Lastly but not least is this gorgeous 2020 MacBook Pro 13 on sale at Amazon with a neat $200 off. This upgraded MacBook Pro features a 1TB SSD, 16GB of RAM, and a new 2.0GHz 10th gen Intel Core i5 processor. If you’re serious about your productivity and like to get stuck in with Apple’s huge range of amazing exclusive software then this one’s definitely recommended, especially since it’ll last you a few good years before you need to upgrade.

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Labor Day headphone deals

JBL Free 2 wireless earbuds: $149.99 $79.99 at Best Buy

Save $70
this week at Best Buy on a new pair of JBL Free gen 2 wireless earbuds. These comfortable premium earbuds offer not only up to 4 hours battery life, but a built-in microphone and audiophile ready 10Hz to 22kHz frequency response.

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JBL Live 500BT wireless headphones: $149.99 $99.99 at Best Buy

If you like the look of the JBL Free above but prefer an over-ear design, check out the JBL Live 500BT, which are getting a $50 discount right now at Best Buy. Not only do these Bluetooth headphones look and sound great, but they also boast a 30-hour battery life on a single charge.

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Apple AirPods with charging case: $159 $129 at Amazon

The standard second-generation Apple AirPods are on sale right now at Amazon for $30 off their normal price, making them absolutely the cheapest way to pick up a pair of Apple earbuds currently. You know what the AirPods do – they’re fantastic. They’ve got some of the best device pairing around, a good sound quality, and a 5-hour battery life.

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Sony WH-CH700N noise-cancelling wireless headphones: $199.99 $129.99 at Best Buy

Sony is world-renowned for its noise-cancellation technology and rightly so. These WH-CH700N may be the cheaper cousins to the much-vaunted WH-1000XM3 but for $70 less right now at Best Buy, they’re a downright real steal. Not only do these have full active noise cancellation technology, but they’ve also got a whole 35 hours of battery life as well.

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Sony WF-1000XM3 wireless earbuds: $229.99 $178 at Amazon

You can save $50 instantly on TechRadar’s favorite pair of wireless earbuds right now at Amazon. Not only are these stunning Sony’s incredibly popular, but they also feature industry-leading noise cancellation and fantastic battery life. Highly recommended.

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Apple AirPods Pro: $249 $219.99 at Amazon

The AirPods Pro are back down to their cheapest ever price at Amazon – toting a whole $30 off their usual RRP. These are the AirPods of choice for those who need noise-cancellation for their busy commute or working environment. Additional upgrades also include a wireless charging case and some adjustable silicone eartips – perfect for those who find the fit on the normal AirPods a little awkward.

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Beats Solo Pro Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones: $299.99 $229.99 at Best Buy

Prefer over-ear? The Beats Solo Pro are a fantastic alternative to the AirPods Pro if you’re more into the over-ear look. They also feature excellent active noise cancelling technology and definitely have the AirPods beat on the battery front, offering an impressive 22-hours on a single charge.

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Labor Day tech deals

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K plus Echo Dot bundle: $99.98 $79.98 at Amazon

This nifty little bundle is the perfect cheaper starter kit for any prospective smart home setup. Not only will the Fire TV Stick turn any television into a lean, mean streaming machine, but the Echo Dot is also a fantastic little smart speaker that works perfectly in tandem with the Stick over WiFi.

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Amazon Echo Plus (2nd Gen): $149.99 $99.99 at Amazon

Save $50
on one of the best smart speakers you can get right now over at the official Amazon store. The second-generation Echo Plus features not only an upgraded premium speaker but also a new Zigbee hub, which aims to offer much-improved control over other compatible smart home devices.

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Amazon Echo Show 8: $129.99 $99.99 at Amazon

The Echo Show 8 is absolutely one of the best ways to interact with the Alexa smart assistant, offering a fully HD 8-inch screen over the usual speaker only setups. Subsequently, it’s great for displaying the weather forecasts, calendars or even a recipe or two – perfect for side use in any kitchen.

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Apple Watch Series 3: $199 $169 at Amazon

This cheap Apple Watch 3 deal is the perfect way to get one of the best smartwatches on your wrist for a cut down price. This particular sale at Amazon is their cheapest ever, with a neat $30 discount. We have no hesitation in recommending this slightly older device as you’re still getting the latest iOS updates, as well as full suite of fitness tracking and music streaming apps – all for a much lower price than a new Series 5.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2, 40mm: $249.99 $209.99 at B&H Photo

The Galaxy Watch Active 2 is not only a great android alternative to the likes of the Apple Watches but also a top pick for those who want a premium fitness-focused device. B&H Photo has a $40 discount right now, which is a superb price on a smartwatch featuring newly improved heart rate sensors and a whole suite of exercise monitoring apps.

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Apple iPad Mini: $399 $349.99 at Amazon

The latest Apple iPad Mini is on sale right now at Amazon, featuring a hefty $50 saving for those who want the perfect little tablet for streaming and productivity. Not only will these 8-inch tablets fit into any carrier bag with ease but they’re also surprisingly powerful, thanks to the A12 Bionic chip they’re packing inside.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite – 64GB: $349.99 $299.99 at Amazon

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite is one of the best android tablets you can buy right now, and it’s even better this week thanks to a $50 price cut from Amazon. This is the cheapest we’ve seen this 2020 tablet go for so far, so definitely check it out if you need a tablet.

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Labor Day appliance deals

Home Depot: 30% off select large appliances

Head on over to Home Depot to see a huge array of excellent prices on everything from washers to dryers, refrigerators and cooking ranges. There are price cuts of up to 30% off right now on top brands such as Whirlpool, Samsung and LG, which means potential savings of hundreds of dollars depending on the item.

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Lowe’s: up to 40% off large appliances

Lowe’s Labor Day sale is kicking off right now – offering huge discounts on everything from ranges to refrigerators, dishwashers and microwaves. These Labor Day appliance sales are great if you’re looking to upgrade your kitchen this fall and could potentially save you some big bucks.

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Labor Day furniture deals

Home Depot: up to 30% off select furniture and decor

The Home Depot Labor Day sales extend over to their home decor section this week, which means thousands of items are currently on offer for a cut down price. You’ll find everything from beds, lighting, kitchenware and soft furnishings here – perfect if you’re looking to spruce the place up this fall.

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Home Depot: 10% off home office furniture purchases over $300

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on all home office items over $300 to get 10% off instantly this week at Home Depot. There are hundreds of desks, chairs, and storage items on sale right currently so there’s never been a better time to create the perfect home office setup.

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Lowe’s: big savings on home decor and furniture

Not one to let the competition get the best of them, Lowe’s is also discounting a wide range of home decor items right now as part of it’s ongoing Labor Day sales. You’ll find everything from large furniture items all the way to soft furnishings here, including wall decor and kids’ items as well.

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Lowe’s: up to 40% off bathroom furniture and fixtures

Give your bathroom a new look with the latest Labor Day sales from Lowe’s – now offering up to 40% off a huge array of bathroom furniture and fixtures. It’s not just toilets here, but also items for the shower, new faucets, and even essential items for planned renovations.

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Labor Day mattress deals

Cocoon: 25% off any Chill mattress plus free pillows and sheets

Cocoon’s labor day sale is particularly generous – offering not only 25% off their latest Chill mattresses but also free pillows and sheets with every order. Those freebies alone are worth $179 by themselves so you could find your savings wracking up pretty quickly this week, should you choose to go for Cocoon.

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Tempur-Pedic: Save up to $500 on adjustable mattress sets

Another top mattress choice, Tempur-Pedic has a whole host of Labor Day sales on right now which you save you upwards of $500 on your next mattress order. There are no codes to apply here, just straight-up savings on some good old mattresses, but definitely don’t hang around as these savings end soon.

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Purple: Up to $350 off mattresses and sleep bundles

Purple will not only give you a flat discount on a whole array of select premium mattresses right now, but they’re all heavily discounting their sleep accessory bundles. Bought in conjunction you’ll be looking to save up to $350 – a huge amount considering how premium these mattresses are.

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Nectar: $399 of accessories free with every mattress

Hurry if you’re on the hunt for a Nectar mattress this week as this sale actually ends before Labor Day. Included with every mattress right now is a whole host of accessories which all add up to a whole $399 in value. That’s a lot of potential freebies.

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Dreamcloud: Get $200 off a mattress free combo

Another sale that’s actually ending before Labor Day, this week is your last chance to score a $200 discount on a mattress over at Dreamcloud plus some freebies. Included with every order is a set of luxury sheets and a mattress protector.

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Labor day sales

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When is Labor Day 2020? 

Labor Day is a federal holiday that celebrates the economic and social contributions of workers to the United States economy. Labor Day is observed annually on the first Monday of September, and this year it falls on Monday, September 7, with the long holiday weekend kicking off on Friday, September 4.

When do Labor Day sales start?

Most Labor Day sales start the week before the holiday, but some retailers like Home Depot and Best Buy begin their promotions a month in advance. Most offers will last through the weekend and end on Monday, September 7 at midnight.

What items get discounted for the Labor Day sales? 

The most popular categories discounted during Labor Day include furniture, home items, TVs, laptops, and appliances. You’ll also find seasonal end-of-summer items on clearance such as patio furniture, grills, outdoor play items, and more.

Labor day is also an excellent time to find deals on mattresses with retailers like Casper and Purple offering site-wide sales. Home Depot and Best Buy are just a few retailers that are discounting top-brand appliances all weekend long, and if you’re looking for TV deals, Best buy has fantastic price cuts from LG, Vizio, Samsung, and more. There’s also back to school deals still going on if you’re looking for laptop sales from retailers like Dell and Lenovo.

August 27, 2020
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