January 08, 2013

Buying new household goods in the January sales?

Sofa collectionAlmost half of people (49%) admit they are prepared to wait for up to three months to purchase household items in the January sales – according to research by our Furniture & Electrical Stores.

Over half of people revealed that they waited to buy items in the sales to be thrifty (63%) while 43% said they wanted to spend more money on other items and 8% even revealed that they waited because their partner wouldn’t let them buy the items full price!

We're always looking for donations for our Furniture & Electrical Stores

Shockingly, 18% of people even admitted that they throw away their unwanted furniture and electrical items after buying new goods!

Our Furniture & Electrical Stores are calling on people to donate their unwanted household goods after buying new items in the January sales. Our Stores are always looking for donations of sofas, chairs, dining sets, beds and wardrobes plus an array of electrical items including TVs, Hi-Fis, washing machines, fridges and dishwashers.

Our Retail Director, Mike Taylor, said: “With so many people buying new household items such as beds and sofas in the January sales we know there will be a lot of unwanted items around. It’s shocking that 18% of people said that they throw out their unwanted furniture and electrical goods so we just want to remind everyone that we’re always looking for donations for our Stores and offer a free collection service."