Walmart.ca will be trying to compete with Amazon.ca this year, especially with fitness equipment, so expect them to pull out the big guns when it comes to Boxing Day sales. Sign up for their newsletters to stay on top of sale announcements and new product arrivals.
Proform Premier 900 Treadmill, $1,659 at walmart.ca.
Amazon.ca continues to dominate the online retail industry, so it’s no question they’ll try to win Boxing, too. Expect major deals on hundreds of products, from home electronics to their in-house brands, including Kindle, Echo and Alexa.
NewYouDirect Fitness Tracker, $28.81 at amazon.ca.
A favourite of rumoured future princess Meghan Markle, this retailer isn’t known for their killer sales – except on Boxing Day. It’s the one time of year when aritizia.com offers decent discounts, like 50 per cent off outerwear and select fall/winter items and up to 50 per cent off everything in store.
If you love fashion and love workout wear, then you must bookmark gilt.com. It’s like a pop-up shop/sample sale online, offering members special access to the most coveted fashion and lifestyle products, as well as home décor and travel deals too.
Koral Active Leggings, $190.97 at gilt.com.
While you are looking fab in your stylish leggings, check out this hot workout class that just launched in Canada.
5. The Body Shop
Spa Of The World™ Blissful Body Collection Gift Set, $50 at bodyshop.com.
6. Beauty Boutique by Shoppers Drug Mart
Canada’s largest pharmacy always offers some of the biggest and best beauty deals for Boxing Day. It’s a great opportunity to stock up on staples in store, but online beautyboutique.ca usually offers some pretty sweet deals on exclusive holiday gift sets and pretty fragrances.
Shop makeup at beautyboutique.ca.
Like most American department sites, nordstrom.ca promises Canadians some of the best deals north of the border. If you’re a sucker for deeply discounted designer fitness duds, make sure you hit up this site on Monday, November 27.
Adidas Originals Trefoil Logo Relaxed Fit Tank, $39.91 at norstrom.com.
Zara.com offers some of the best sales in the fashion world, so it’s no surprise that their holiday sale would knock style-lovers’ socks off. Over the past few years, they’ve offered everything from 30 per cent off your entire purchase to an extra 50 per cent off sale items.
Zara Contrasting Leather Platform Sneakers, $59.90 at zara.com.
9. Best Buy
Electronics stores are one of the most popular shopping spots on Boxing Day, and bestbuy.ca is often at the top of the list. From TVs (expect to see some discounts on the new and popular 4K screens) to computers, this is one site you’ll want to refresh at midnight.
Microsoft Surface Bluetooth Ergonomic Keyboard, $169.99 at bestbuy.ca.
Like Best Buy, staples.ca is sure to be offering serious sales on some of their most popular products. If you’re in the market for any new electronics and fitness tech, keep your eye on their site all day long.
DigitSole Warm Heated Fitness Tracker, $249.99 at staples.ca.
Any beauty lover knows that sephora.ca is a must-visit for holiday makeup. Not only do they offer gorgeous festive gift sets (that will save you loads of dough) but they usually have some pretty sweet deals over the busy shopping season. Bookmark their site to pick up all the essentials (for you and your loved ones) on Boxing Day.
Shop Giorgio Armani at sephora.ca.
12. Gap/Banana Republic/Old Navy
This gapcanada.ca is fashion trifecta, offering pretty good deals year-round, but expect even deeper discounts before the holidays. All three retailers have been known to offer at least 50 per cent off shoppers’ entire purchase, plus special gifts like custom tote bags and very accessible fitness wear.
Shop fitness wear at gapcanada.ca.
13. Hudson’s Bay
With an influx of American retailers penetrating the Canadian market, homegrown department stores are going to have to step up their Boxing Day game. This year, thebay.com cyber-only sales will start on November 20, giving deal-seekers an extra week of shopping before the rest of the retail world catches up. It may be time to hit buy on that cute Under Armour outfit that makes you feel like Misty Copeland.
Under Armour Heatgear Girl Boss Muscle Tee, $34.99 at thebay.com.
No matter what you’re looking for, there’s probably someone on ebay.ca trying to sell it. The massive online retailer always has epic sales for Boxing Day including up to 70 per cent off electronics, fashion, home décor, fitness and sporting goods, and toys.
Nike Victory Tote, starting at $38 at ebay.ca.
Don’t count Canada’s biggest book store out of the Boxing Day action. Expect deep discounts on motivating books, electronics, holiday and home décor along with lifestyle products on chapters.indigo.ca.
Kate Spade New York Lunch Tote, $35 at indigo.ca.
Shoe-lovers, rejoice! Designer Shoe Warehouse (a.k.a. DSW) is finally in Canada, and the American-based discount chain is sure to bring big Boxing Day sale with it. To celebrate, dsw.townshoes.ca been known to offer free shipping, extra discounts and awesome gifts with purchase (like the heavy duty blanket scarf they gave in 2015).
New Balance Women’s Cush+, $53.98 at dsw.ca.
Costco.ca members already get steep discounts on most of their purchases, but expect Boxing Day to bring even better deals. With a wide array of electronics and household appliances, this is one site all shoppers should keep an eye on. And items like this one, who on your list couldn’t use a bit more zen in their life?
HoMedics Ellia Gather Ultrasonic Aroma Diffuser with Essential Oils, $129.99 at costco.ca.
This recently launched shopping site for Canadian customers is guaranteed to take a few cues from their American counterpart. Look for special offers, exclusive gift sets and discounts on some of their most famous products on smashbox.ca.
Smashbox Drawn In. Decked Out. Be Legendary Lipstick & Lip Mattifyer Set, $32 at smashbox.ca.
The Canadian staple, roots.ca, is planning something special for the holidays – but they’re keeping the details hush-hush. All we know is they’ll be focused on giving shoppers a “nice” Friday (which we’re sure will involve some super sweet sales) that will hopefully carry into Monday.
Roots Women Cooper Canada Kanga Hoody, $86 at roots.ca.
Stock up your winter work wardrobe (or gifts for everyone on your list) when this iconic Canadian retailer starts slashing prices after American Thanksving. From Black Friday through Boxing Day, shoppers can get 30 per cent to 40 per cent off most items in-store or online at rw-co.com.
RW&Co Windowpane Cape, $69.90 at rw-co.com.