March Sales Cycles

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March Seasonal Sales Cycles – the following information is a compiled list that takes the following factors into consideration: Traditional Sales/Deals, Occasions, National Monthly Promotions, as well as Produce in season for the month of March.

Occasions to be aware of:

  • Easter/ Passover – promotions begin
  • Mardi Gras
  • St. Patrick’s Day

Traditional March Promotions:

  • National Frozen Food Month
  • National Nutrition Month
  • National Peanut Month
  • National Red Cross Month
  • National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Craft Month
  • Poison Prevention Awareness Month
  • National Pancake Week (March 2 – 8th)
  • Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Read Across America programs
  • National Quilting Day
  • End of March – April National Sleep Awareness Week

Fruits & Vegetables that are in Season for the Month of March:

  • New– Means the item just came into season
  • Peak – at it’s best Price and Availability
  • Waning– means it’s availability is declining- it’s going out of season

Fruits in Season
Status
Veggies In Season
Status
Avocado, HaasArtichokePeak
CherimoyawaningAsparagus
KiwiwaningBroccoli
KumquatwaningCabbagesPeak
Lemon,MyerCarrots
Lime,keyCauliflowerPeak
Orange, NavelPeakCeleriac/Celery Root
RhubarbCelery
StrawberriesChard
TangerineCollardsPeak
FennelPeak
Greens (mustard, turnip, watercress)
Kale
Leeks
Mushrooms, MorelsNew
Onions, Spring
Peas, edible podsNew
Radish
Salad Mix, SpringNew
Spinach
Sunchokeswaning

Sales & Deals you can Normally Expect in March:

  • Breakfast Items– waffles, Post Cereal

  • Clearance Items– Additional winter clothing sales, Popsicles, ice cream and other frozen novelties. March is always a last ditch effort to clear our last years flavors because new Ice cream products will be released in April

  • Frozen Food Month– sales on ALL types of frozen foods, box, bag, steams, frozen dinners, frozen meals

  • Gardening Supplies– various gardening supplies, seeds, potting soil, etc

  • St. Patties Day– Irish Foods such as potatoes, cabbages, corned beef, Peanuts etc

  • Easter/Ostara/Passover Deals– asparagus, ham, eggs, horseradish, butter, coconut and seasonal Jewish/passover items not generally available during other months

  • Mardi Gras Deals- this will include Cajun seasonings, rice, rice mixes, beans

  • Spring Cleaning Items: paper towels, cleaning supplies, cloths, garbage bags, protective gloves- you’ll also notice a large number of coupons for these items

Household/Travel Items:

  • Luggagetraditionally goes on sale as people prepare for vacations

  • Shoes & Spring Clothing Sales start popping up

  • Storm Windows– on the downward flow and GREAT deals can be found, often including installation

  • Heating System Discounts– traditionally, this is the time when heating units go on sale, wood stoves, pellet stoves, oil burners, baseboard heat units, etc. It’s a great time to think about saving on Next Year’s heating bill by upgrading your current heating system while the price is lower.

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