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The best EOFY sales in Australia

Shoppers walk past retails outlets David Jones and Myer in Sydney, Monday, June 4, 2018. (AAP Image/Dean Lewins)

June is traditionally a great time for shoppers as retailers put on half-yearly sales ahead of the end of the financial year.

While the fervour for June and Boxing Day sales is not what it used to be thanks to competitive prices year-round on online shopping, a recent survey showed 76 per cent of Australians would still grab a bargain this month.

The research by comparison site Finder also found those shoppers were intending to spend an average of $337 each, meaning a total of $5 billion spent at the June sales.

Clothes were the highest priority for June sales shoppers, with 59 per cent of the more than 1,000 respondents seeking to add to their wardrobe.

Finder spokesperson Bessie Hassan advised shoppers to not get overexcited and do their research before buying.

"End of financial year sales are starting earlier every year to encourage spending. Shoppers who rush out and buy the first bargain they see may be missing out on a better deal elsewhere," she said.

"Compare prices across different retailers before you hand over your credit card. Discounts vary between different stores and you want to find the one that’s offering the cheapest price."

For big-ticket items, Hassan encouraged shoppers to try haggling on top of the discounted price.

"If you’re shopping for whitegoods, electronics or furniture, merchants will often agree to a lower price to clear stock before July rolls around."

The June sales are also a great time to use up those gift cards accumulated over Christmas.

Here are some of the best June sales seen by Yahoo Finance:

Cars

  • Volkswagen: Golf Trendline manual is selling for $24,990 driveaway, which is reportedly more than $4,000 below the recommended retail price.

  • Kia: Cerato Hatch automatic is going for $21,990 driveaway, which is more than $4,000 below the usual price.

  • Hyundai: The Tucson Go manual SUV was already selling for a discounted $27,990 driveaway but the company is taking another $1,500 off as an EOFY special. This adds up to roughly $4,000 off the recommended retail.

Clothing and shoes

  • David Jones has up to 60 per cent off on clothing and another 70 per cent off on top of that for selected styles.

  • Myer has women's dresses and tops by selected brands at up to 40 per cent off.

  • Showpo is taking up to 70 per cent off women's shoes and dresses, tops, bottoms and outerwear.

  • The Iconic is discounting up to 60 per cent.

  • Lorna Jane is taking up to 40 per cent off in a winter sale.

  • Amazon Australia is discounting up to 50 per cent for clothing, shoes and accessories.

  • eBay is taking up to 80 per cent off Calvin Klein and other brands.

  • Rebel is discounting up to 50 per cent off selected footwear.

Electronics

  • JB Hi-Fi is opening late on Thursday June 27, Friday June 28 and Saturday June 29, with half-year deals like HP laptop computer reduced from $1,399 to $999 and LG B8 55-inch UHD AI Smart OLED television discounted to $1,795 from $2,498.

  • Kogan is offering free delivery on most products with the checkout code SHIPFREE.

Homewares

  • Myer has 50 per cent off all cookware

  • Myer has 40 per cent off Sheridan, Mini Jumbuk, Dunlopillo, Heritage Private Collection

  • David Jones has up to 50 per cent off on homewares and another 50 per cent off on top of that for selected styles.

  • David Jones has daily deals during the June sale period (eg 60 per cent off boxed cutlery on June 27).

  • eBay is taking up to 80 per cent off House, Beacon Lighting and other brands.

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