January sales: Which? reveals best deals Our tips on the top five bargains you want to bag

01 January 2013

Sales sign in shop window

You've told us the top five things you are looking for in the January sales 2013 - now we can point you in the direction of the best deals. 

We surveyed 1,179 members (Which Connect survey, December 2012) and and found that the top five things you will be looking for in the January sales are:

1. Clothes and accessories

3. Homewares such as bedding and curtains

3. Home entertainment - TVs, DVD players etc

4. Small electrical appliances

5. iPad/tablet computers 

Top high street sales

There are so many bargains available on the high street this January, both online and in store, it can be hard to know where to begin. 

To give you a head start we've rounded up the top high street sales, from H&M to John Lewis, as well as highlighting the most appealing offers available at each shop.

January sales home deals

From ovens to kettles, you can make some huge savings on home products and kitchen appliances. Our guide to cheap kitchen appliances will help you find the best deal in the January sales.

But don't panic buy. Take a look our kitchen section to see reviews of a range of kitchen appliances, from fridge freezers to freestanding cookers, and coffee machines to food processors, to ensure you buy the best products and save money in the long run.

January sales gadget deals

Although some of you want to find a bargain on a TV, camera, laptop or tablet this January, this might not be the best time to buy. Many of the new models come out in March and April, so holding off may allow you to bag a newer model replaced by the new wave. Take a look at our full guide to cheap gadget deals to see when is the best time to shop.

However, if you've got your eye one a 2012 tech gadget, now could be a great time to buy. Before you do, visit our technology reviews section and work out which features you want, and which you could live without by going for an older model. Plus see which gadgets scored best in our reviews of products from TVs to laptops, as well as tablets, digital cameras and ebook readers.

January sale rights

Under the Sale of Goods Act you have the right to claim a refund, replacement or repair if sale goods or Christmas presents are faulty. Shops are not legally required to offer one of these options if the gift is just unwanted - but many do. 

Take a look at our guide to your January sales rights to find out what your rights are when shopping in the January sales.

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