Our Annual Yale Tent Sale is Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Steve Sheinkopf  |  April 25, 2019  |  3 Min. Read

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Ah, the Yale Tent Sale. Since the passing of the Filene's Basement Bridal Run, the Tent Sale is the last of these types of sales. If you have never been to one of these, it's a 3-hour mad grab. Yet it's totally worth it.

You can save a ton of money on this sale starting at 20% and up to 60% with a full manufacturer's warranty.

The Tent Sale is our clearing of floor displays, discontinued products/vendors, and slow-moving products as well as scratch and dent appliances.

This year, we couldn't find a tent large enough (seriously), so it's in one of our warehouses in Stoughton.

The Tent Sale is Saturday, May 4th from 8 AM to 11 AM and is located at 37 Shuman Avenue, Stoughton, MA. This sale will be the largest in our Tent Sale history.

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There will be roughly 800 appliances total for this sale including professional ranges, electric and gas ranges, hoods, refrigerators, wine coolers, grills, and more.

Most have multiple quantities, however, you must be early to buy one.

The Tent Sale Formula

Every day we will have between 70-150 deliveries with an average of 2.5 appliances per stop.

We do free site checks for tight spots, send video detailing actual deliveries, and maintain the most capable delivery crew in the business.

However, a piece or two per day will not be able to be delivered or won't fit.

Multiply that by 300 delivery days, add a year's worth of gently dented products, discontinued vendors, slow-moving products, bad buying decisions, returns, and other assorted stuff, and you have a recipe for a pretty decent sale.

We also sell off-floor displays of over 1500 appliances every 18 months. It's more often than anyone, but we want the latest products on display, and we don't want to sell you a 10-year-old floor display.

We also don't charge restocking charges for returned yet sale-able pieces (almost every other store will charge 25% or more if they allow returns at all).

Instead, we sell them consistently in our outlet and once a year we move them to a tent in our parking lot.

Tent Sale FAQs:

 

Where is the Tent Sale?

At 37 Shuman Avenue, Stoughton, MA.

 

 

When is the sale?

Saturday, May 4th from 8 am to 11 am.

When is the best time to arrive for the sale?

We will open at 8 am on Saturday. You should arrive as early as possible. During our tent sales, most of the best deals are gone within 90 minutes.

There are some pretty compelling products. I would recommend you generate a list of products you are interested in, come early, and move quickly. Your savings will be considerable.

What kinds of products can we expect to see at this sale?

For this sale, we have a lot of refrigerators, lots of dishwashers, cooktops, some ranges, professional ranges, and laundry units.

Can you hold products for me before the sale?

No we can not. The models listed above are only available for the Tent Sale and are first come, first served.

Are the products under warranty?

Yes, each product will carry the manufacturer's warranty.

Will Yale service these products?

Absolutely.

Can the products be delivered?

Yes, the product needs to be scheduled at the time of purchase and must be delivered within 10 business days. The normal delivery charge of $79.99 applies. This includes delivery and removal of your old appliance.

What are the average discounts?

Minimum 20% off. Some products will be up to 60% off.

Can you buy multiple quantities?

Yes.

Can you buy extended warranties?

Yes, you can buy an extended warranty.

Can I hold products until my project is complete?

Not for this sale. Products must be delivered within 10 business days.

Is lighting included?

No, lighting is not included for this sale.

I will respond to comments and update this article Friday if you have further questions.

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Steve Sheinkopf

Steve is the third-generation CEO of Yale and a lifelong Bostonian. He currently resides in Boston, one mile from where he was born. Despite being one of the worst goalies of all time, he is a huge hockey fan of college hockey and the Boston Bruins. The love of his life is his daughter Sophie.

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