With retailers rolling out their holiday deals much earlier this year, you may feel compelled to splurge more than usual on gifts for loved ones (or yourself) right now. But not so fast. Every deal that’s available right now and in the weeks to come isn’t necessarily the best. In fact, depending on the item you’re coveting, you might be able to snag it for much less immediately following the holidays or at another time of the year.
We’ve enlisted the help of several smart shopping experts to identify 16 product categories holiday shoppers should steer clear of this year. Take a look.