May might not appear to be one of the biggest shopping months of the year, but you’d be surprised. With an abundance of shopping occasions and holiday sales — including Mother’s Day, Memorial Day weekend, upcoming Father’s Day and the summer travel season — May spending has shown a steady increase in America.
According to Brent Shelton at FatWallet.com, there was a huge jump in May spending in the last four years, mostly through Mother’s Day gift purchases which jumped from $14.6 billion in 2010 to $21.7 billion in 2013.
Although great sales and discounts on various items will be offered in the month of May, getting the best deal takes a little planning. This is because the best things to buy in May shifts throughout the month. Sounds complicated? Don’t worry — we did the planning for you.
Check out our list of the best things to buy in May. Happy shopping!