Decide.com Holiday Shopping Data: What to Purchase and What to Avoid This Weekend

Decide.com discovers the best and worst products to purchase this weekend

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These specific products are at the lowest price we've seen them since the products launched.

Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 08, 2012

Decide.com tracked millions of price movements from dozens of the top retailers—including Amazon, Best Buy, Sears, Target, Walmart and more-- to uncover the categories and specific products that are at a deep discount the month of December and specifically this weekend: December 8-9, 2012.

BUY this weekend: product categories at the lowest price of the year.

Now is the best time to buy popular blenders, juicers, microwaves, and laptops.

Blenders and juicers: Expected savings: 16 percent or an average of $16.50.
Microwaves: Expected savings: 10 percent, $16.
Laptops: Expected savings, 20 percent, $55.

Fifteen products that are a good buy this weekend:

These specific products are at the lowest price we've seen them since the products launched--including at a lower price than they were offered on Black Friday or Cyber Monday.

•Breville Barista Express Espresso Machine (BES860XL)
Decide Score: 87/100    
Current price: $450     
List price: $800     
Savings 44%    

•Waring Pro Professional Double Waffle Maker (WMK600)
Decide Score: 90/100    
Current price: $79     
List price: $190     
Savings 58%    

•Breville Sous Chef Food Processor (BFP800XL)    
Decide Score: 83/100    
Current price: $300     
List price: $500     
Savings 40%    

•Weber Black 22" Smokey Mountain Cooker Smoker (731001)    
Decide Score: 88/100
Current price: $300     
List price: $499     
Savings 40%    

•Nostalgia Electrics 4 Qt. Ice Cream Maker - Brown    
Decide Score: 82/100
Current price: $39     
List price: $70     
Savings 44%    

•Hamilton Beach - Big Mouth Juice Extractor - Black    
Decide Score: 80/100        
Current price: $39     
List price: $70     
Savings 44%    

•Nostalgia Electrics Microwave - Retro Series 0.9 Cu. Ft. - Black    
Decide Score: 82/100
Current price: $85     
List price: $150     
Savings 43%    

•Canon EOS Rebel T3 Digital SLR Camera With 18-55mm IS II Lens    
Decide Score: 87/100
Current price: $399     
List price: $550     
Savings 27%    

•HP Spectre XT Silver Laptop Computer (NV13-2050NR)        
Decide Score: 86/100
Current price: $790     
List price: $1,000     
Savings: 21%    

•Nostalgia Electrics Popcorn Cart - Vintage Collection        
Decide Score: 81/100    
Current price: $119     
List price: $199     
Savings 40%    

•Marantz - Slimline Home Theater Receiver 350W 7.1-Ch.    
Decide Score: 80/100
Current price: $399     
List price: $650     
Savings 39%    

•Samsung - Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 with 8GB Memory - White
Decide Score: 80/100
Current price: $298
Average price: $458
Savings 35%              

•KitchenAid - 2-Slice Wide-Slot Toaster - Contour Silver    
Decide Score: 81/100
Current price: $35     
List price: $70    
Savings 50%    

•DEWALT Compound Miter Saw (DW715)    
Decide Score: 85/100
Current price: $199     
List price: $560
Savings 64%    

•Panasonic 50 " Plasma TV (TC-P50GT50)
Decide Score: 83/100
Current price: $1,139     
List price: $1,620     
Savings 30%    

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AVOID this weekend: product categories that are not at their lowest price

•Vacuums: Best time to buy: the week before Black Friday.
What you'll pay: 14 percent or $23 more than the lowest price.

•Luxury and Staple Items: Buy early in the year
What you'll pay: the highest price of the year on these items is in December.

•Ugg Boots, Citizen Watch, name brand purses were $50-$100 more in December compared with October or November.

About Decide
Decide is a team of technologists committed to providing objective, data-driven shopping advice. Decide’s technology helps consumers find the highest rated products and predicts the best time to buy. Since launch in June 2011, Decide's price predictions have been 77 percent accurate and have helped uncover $127 Million in savings through “buy” or “wait” price predictions for customers over the past year.

The company was co-founded by Internet search pioneer Prof. Oren Etzioni, founder of Farecast, the travel price predictor, and Netbot, the web's first comparison-shopping engine. The Seattle-based company has raised $8.5M in venture capital from Madrona Venture Group, Maveron and angel investors.


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