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When To Buy Stuff – A Visual Guide On The Right Times To Make Purchases

by . September 27th, 2012

If you’re like most entrepreneurs, you probably don’t have much money to spend on items you need – much less the items you’d love your business to have. But in business, as in comedy- timing is every.

Knowing when to buy something is a skill every entrepreneur will need to develop – whether or not they plan to play the stock market.

Significant  savings can be had even for small ticket purchases over time Рsimply by choosing the right season, day in the week, or even the time of the day to buy something.

This infographic by looks like it was made with households and small businesses in mind, probably because these things have a near total overlap. (click to open a larger version)

When Are The Best Times To Buy? -

This guide’s not just for large one-time purchases either. Restaurants for example, can’t always store a lot of fresh produce or meat at optimal conditions and might need to frequently purchase smaller batches. Knowing what time of day you need to buy supplies can make a huge difference.

What other tips do you have?



Arthur Piccio manages YouTheEntrepreneur and has managed content for major players in the online printing industry. He was previously BizSugar's contributor of the week. His work has appeared multiple times on The New York Times' You're the Boss Small Business Blog. He enjoys guitar maintenance and reading up on history and psychology in his spare time.