PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Everybody loves a good deal, but don’t you hate when you miss out on a big sale?

Now, there is a way to latch onto deals when they happen. Kyle James from RatherBeShopping.com has discovered that many retail chains have their markdowns on a schedule.

READ MORE: Victim In Last Night's Deadly Shooting Near Quarry Field In Pittsburgh's South Side Slopes Identified

“By knowing the day, you can really go in and maximize your savings,” says James.

For example, if you like Macy’s, James says shop on Tuesdays.

“They have their markdowns done by Monday close,” he said.

At Old Navy, James found Wednesdays are best.

READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Chances For Rain And Storms Return This Weekend

At Target, it depends on the department. Mondays are best for electronics and Tuesdays are good for women’s clothing.

It’s the first and third Fridays of the month for JC Penney.

At the Gap, it’s twice a month on Mondays.

“You’ll notice a ton more stuff in the clearance section,” says James.

And don’t be afraid to ask a salesperson about deals. They often know when sales are starting.

MORE NEWS: Police: 18-Year-Old Shot, Killed Overnight In McKeesport

You May Also Be Interested In These Latest News Stories
[display-posts category=”news” wrapper=”ul” posts_per_page=”4″]
Join The Conversation On The KDKA Facebook Page
Stay Up To Date, Follow KDKA On Twitter