Insider Tips for Shopping at Kohl's

These tricks can save you money at the popular department store.

Thrifty shoppers love Kohl’s. Prices are good, sales are frequent and coupons are plentiful. But prices can be even better if you learn the insider secrets to shopping at Kohl’s. Here are three.

Tip #1: Know when to shop

If you’re 55 or older, you get a 15% discount on Wednesdays. Kohl’s also runs occasional “Night Owl” sales on Fridays and “Early Bird” sales on Saturdays. Check weekly inserts or for dates.

Tip #2: Read the signs

. The electronic price tags on store shelves have codes in the upper corner. S stands for a standard “sale,” BGH means “buy one, get one half off,” and BB indicates a deeply discounted “bonus buy” item.

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Tip #3: Pile on the coupons

Kohl’s allows shoppers to use multiple coupons for many purchases. Combine dollar-amount coupons with percentage-off coupons to save really big. You can even use coupons on clearance items.

Learn about even more secrets to saving money at Kohl's.

Andrea Browne Taylor
Contributing Editor

Browne Taylor joined Kiplinger in 2011 and was a channel editor for covering living and family finance topics. She previously worked at the Washington Post as a Web producer in the Style section and prior to that covered the Jobs, Cars and Real Estate sections. She earned a BA in journalism from Howard University in Washington, D.C. She is Director of Member Services, at the National Association of Home Builders.