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4 products on deep discount in February

You might think that because you faithfully compare prices online before buying, download coupons to your phone, and watch for deep discounts on yesterday's inventory as new models appear in stores, you're getting the best deals you possibly can.Still, deep discounts for some products go by the calendar. Consumer Reports' product-research experts, who track prices all year long, have compiled a list of items that are typically discounted most deeply in February. Want to know what's on sale the rest of the year? Check our calendar of deals .—Mandy WalkerFurniture is on sale this month because stores need to make way for new lines that will arrive after the spring High Point Market (April 5 to 10 this year).Where you shop makes a difference. Catalog retailers, for example, have been around for several years, sometimes as an adjunct to a chain of stores. Mass-market retailers, including Ikea, Levitz, Value City, and Walmart, tend to stress price. Expect a fairly limited fabric selection o...

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