View Weekly Sales Ads Online

You Don't Need the Sunday Newspaper for Sales Ads - See Them Online

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Do you buy the Sunday newspaper just for the sales ads? If so, now may be the time to cancel your subscription. Since most stores now post their weekly sales circulars online, finding out what's on sale has never been easier. As more and more newspapers disappear, looking online may be your only option for finding their specials without going to the store. Here's where to look for those sales ads.

Online Weekly Ads are Better Than Print

You'll find that online ads have features you'd never dream about with paper ads. Often, you can select individual items to find out more about the deal and add it to a shopping list. Some allow you to buy online and pick up at the store. If your local store is out of an item, they will show where it is available or have it shipped. You may be able to have your whole order delivered, sometimes at no charge.

In many cases, you will be able to sign up for a weekly email so the specials will come right to your inbox. Some also offer an app, which can be convenient for stores you frequent often.

Discount Stores Weekly Ads

Find the deals in your local area at these chains. Enter your zip code and you will see what they are offering this week.

  • Roses: Provides a simple view of the print ad.
  • Target: You can view the weekly ad for your local store, and sign up for email reminders. Within the ad you can view coupon details, saving them to your quick list and having them sent by text message to your phone.
  • Wal-Mart: Enter your zip code and you can view the print ad. In addition, you can switch to grid view to see the individual items on sale, grouped by categories. You can clip their coupons and use their app.

Drug Stores Weekly Ads

You can see their weekly local specials and print or download coupons.

  • CVS: Select sales items and add them to an in-store shopping list, with the details of the savings. You can see not only the current ad but the next weekly ad, so you can plan ahead.
  • Rite Aid: Enter your zip code to view the ad for your local store. Select items in the ad to add to your shopping list.
  • Walgreens: Shop the local flyer, selecting items to view the deal in detail and send it via email, text, or social media.

Grocery Stores Weekly Ads

Tour the specials for these major supermarket chains. Check the website of your local store for the weekly ad.

  • Albertsons: This chain also operates Acme Markets, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Safeway, Shaw's, Star Market and United Supermarkets. At their websites, you can locate your local store and view the weekly ad, selecting items and adding them to your shopping list. You can also look through their monthly savings book for coupons and deals.
  • Kroger: This chain also operated Baker's Supermarkets, city Market, Dillons Food Stores, Food 4 Less, Foods Co, Fred Meyer, Ralphs, QFC and others.
  • Save-a-Lot: View items in the weekly ad and add them to a shopping list.

Home Improvement Stores Weekly Ads

Know when to get your gardening supplies, tools, paint, and other honey-do items.

  • Ace: You can select items on the weekly ad to place on a list or to buy online.
  • Home Depot: View the local ad, check whether items are in stock, select to buy them and have them shipped or pick them up in store.
  • Lowes: Selecting items in the ad allows you to buy them online.

Office Supply Stores Weekly Ads

You're going to need these sooner or later, use the ads to see what is on sale.

  • Office Depot and Office Max: The weekly ad allows you to see where items are in stock in the local area. Includes product details and customer reviews.
  • Staples: Also shows you reviews for the items in the ad. Search or browse.

    Electronic Stores Weekly Ads

    Don't get burned paying full price. Check the ads so you can score deals.

    • Best Buy: See the weekly ad for your local store.
    • hhgregg: View details of items, with buying options.

    Auto Parts Stores Weekly Ads

    You can't always predict when you'll need parts, but you can look for deals on oil and fluids, windshield wipers, and other essentials.

    Department Stores Weekly Ads

    Whether you are buying clothing or shopping for appliances, look for the deals.

    • Bon-Ton: Print coupons and browse sales items to buy online or add to list.
    • JCPenney: See ads for this week and next week. Shop online or add to list.
    • Macy's: Browse and add items to your cart or to a shopping list.

    Craft Stores Weekly Ads

    Is now the time to buy fabric or shop for holiday decorations? Check the ads first.

    • Hobby Lobby: Shop thousands of sales items from their weekly ad.
    • Joann: Shop the weekly ad with an option to buy items online.
    • Michaels: View the current weekly ad and get a sneak peak at next week's ad.

    Plan and Save

    You'll be able to compare specials and prices at home to plot out your shopping trip. Save money and time by going to the stores that are offering what you need on sale.

    Shopping sales can also be a less-than-frugal habit if you are easily tempted to buy things you don't truly need. Make up a list of what you are waiting to see go on sale. If you are lured by other items, stop and think whether they are something you need or simply want. You don't need to add to clutter or overstock your pantry with items that will become outdated before you use them.