Compiled by Claire Reilly & Patrick Avenell
As electrical retailers prepare for the busiest sales period of the year across all the categories in their stores, suppliers are rolling out a range of promotions to help drive sales in the lead up to Christmas.
Once again, Current.com.au offers a round-up of all the big Christmas promotions that retailers needs to know about before Christmas.
The Deal: A year's supply of 1-kilogram coffee bean bags available with selected machines. Bonus 1 (valued at RRP $399.50): Connoisseur Coffee Beans with the purchase of an EABI6600, ESAM6700 or ESAM6600, and Ciobar Italian Hot Chocolate with the ESAM6900M PrimaDonna Exclusive. Bonus 2: (valued at RRP $249.50): Family Value Coffee Beans with the purchase of an ECAM26455M, ESAM5600, ECAM23450S or ESAM5500T. Bonus 3 (valued at $124.75): 6 months' supply of 1-kilogram Family Value Coffee Beans with the purchase of an ECAM23210B, ESAM03110S, ECAM22110SB, ESAM5450 or ESAM4500.
The Dates: 1 November 2012 – 14 January 2013.
The Deal: $250 cashback on Xelsis (HD8946) or Exprelia EVO (HD8857), $100 cashback on Exprelia (HD8856) and $50 cashback on Syntia (HD8837) or Intelia (HD8752, HD8753).
The Dates: 1 October 2012 – 31 December 2012.
The Deal: $60 cashback on machines from the Nespresso U, Pixie, Citiz and Essenza ranges, or $100 cashback on Maestria and Lattissima machines.
The Dates: 19 November 2012 – 13 January 2013.
Small Appliances, Personal Care and Floor Care
The Deal: Breville has so many promotions across its breakfast appliances, bench mixers, frypans, coffee machines, water filters and sous vide product that it gets a dedicated page with all the details.
The Dates: Most of these promotions run through until 24 December 2012, though others continue through until 31 December 2012. Use the above link to check them all out or the Breville website below.
For the specific model numbers, details and promotion dates, see Breville's website.
The Deal: Along with a limited edition Soft Scoops Ice Cream maker that is being launched for Christmas (complete with Ice Age 4: Continental Drift packaging, product RRP $39.95), Kambrook is running an Ice Age promotion for its Little Chefs range. Consumers who purchase any item in the Little Chefs range can enter Kambrook's competition to win one of 20 Ice Age 4 prize packs, including a Samsung Galaxy Note Tablet, some Ice Age 4 merchandise and a Little Chefs product.
The Dates: 1 November 2012 – 31 December 2012.
The Deal: Sunbeam is offering 12 winners $3,000 each "to spend making their Christmas wish come true" in the 12 weeks leading up to Christmas. The brand is also offering $30, $20 and $10 gift cards with the purchase of a large range of small appliances.
The Dates: 1 October – 31 December 2012 (for both promotions).
For details of both promotions (including eligible products), see Sunbeam's website.
The Deal: Between $50 and $150 cashback on selected shavers from Philips' male shaving range; $20 cashback on selected Sonicare Toothbrush models purchased at The Shaver Shop; $30 cashback on selected Female Depilation products purchased at The Shaver Shop; and up to $100 cashback on selected irons, steamers and steam systems.
The Dates: All promotions have started and run through until various dates in January 2013.
For the specific model numbers, details and promotion dates, see Philips' website.
The Deal: Consumers who purchase the ES-SL41 and ES-ST23 male shaver models will receive a pair of Quiksilver thongs as a gift with purchase (valued at $24.95).
The Dates: 12 November 2012 – 6 January 2013.
The Deal: In Kenwood's kMix range, consumers can receive $30 cashback on all products in the range, as well as a bonus pasta attachment (valued at RRP $399) with the purchase of any Kenwood kMix Kitchen Machine. In addition, Kenwood is offering $50 and $30 cashback on selected kitchen appliances from its range, as well as a bonus Juicing and Blending Creations Attachment Pack (valued at RRP $349) with the purchase of selected Kenwood Chef Kitchen Machines.
The Dates: 1 November 2012 – 14 January 2013 (for both promotions).
The Deal: To celebrate the launch of the new red Sebo Felix Rosso vacuum cleaner, Sebo Australia is offering a year's supply of filter bags as well as a card of air fresheners with the purchase of either the Felix Rosso (9809AU) or the K3 Premium (9682AU) models.
The Dates: The promotion has started and is available until 31 December 2012 or "whilst stock lasts" according to Sebo's website.
The Deal: Sharp is offering a free cooking class at the Sydney Seafood School (for Sydney customers) with the purchase of selected convection microwave ovens and steam microwave ovens. There are also 10-piece and 14-piece Pyrex glass storage sets available with the purchase of selected standard and inverter microwave ovens.
The Dates: 1 November 2012 – 31 January 2013 (for both promotions).
The Deal: LG is offering an 8-piece Décor Microsafe Set (valued at RRP $60) with the purchase of selected microwaves (MS3840SR, MS3840SRSK, MS3846VRL, MS3842XRL, MS3882XRSK, MS3848XRSK) and Light Wave Ovens (MP-9483SLA, MA3281U, MP-9485SA, MA3281GW, MP-9289VSD, MA3281T).
The Dates: 1 November – 31 December 2012.
The Deal: Panasonic is offering a 3-piece Tupperware set (worth "over $70") with the purchase of selected Inverter Microwaves (NN-SF550W, NN-ST641W, NN-ST651W, NN-ST680S, NN-ST671S or NN-SD691S), and a 6-piece Tupperware set (worth "over $160") with the purchase of selected Inverter Convection Microwaves (NN-GD682S, NN-CF770M, NN-CF781S, NN-DS592B, NN-CD987W or NN-CD997S).
The Dates: 30 October – 31 December 2012.
The Deal: LG is offering a deal for free movie tickets, every week for six months, available on selected TVs in its range. Tier 1 products will receive a single movie pass per week (valued at $500): LM6410 (42”, 55”), LM6450 (60”), LM6700 (42”, 47”, 55”), LM7600 (42”,47”, 55”). Tier 2 products will receive a double movie pass per week (valued at $1,000): LM8600 (47", 55”), LM9600 (55", 60”, 84”). Consumers that purchase these models will also go in the draw to win $100,000, which will be drawn in February.
The Dates: 1 November – 31 December 2012.
The Deal: Consumers who purchase selected Bravia TVs and spend $99 or more on another Sony product will receive a $300 Eftpos cash card. Sony is also offering a Blu-ray movie pack with the purchase of selected Home Theatre Systems, and gifts with purchase on selected Sony Clock Radio Docks and Car Audio products.
The Dates: All promotions have started and run until various dates, or until stocks last.
Full details of eligible model numbers and promotion dates can be found on Sony's Summertainment website.
The Deal: Sat nav maestro Navman has a range of offers in the marketplace. Consumers who purchase a Navman My Escape GPS will receive a free Magellan eXplorist personal geocaching device, valued at RRP $179. Consumers who buy either the EZY100 or EZY200T in-car models will receive free lifetime maps for these two devices. Finally, Navman has slashed the RRPs on its EZY range, knocking $20 off the EZY100 (now RRP $129) and $30 off the EZY200T (now $149).
The Dates: Offers end 31 January 2013.
The Deal: In addition to helping out its parent company, Magellan is running its own promotion this Christmas period. Consumers who purchase one of six eXplorist outdoor GPS devices will receive a bonus gift pack valued between $35 and $169. For the GC, 110 and 310 devices, consumers receive a $35 Discovery Pack; the 510 comes with the $169 bonus; the 610 will get you the $139 pack; and the 710 comes with a $90 bonus. The contents of these packs vary depending on the value – see the website below for more details.
The Dates: Now until 15 January 2013.
The Deal: Toshiba is offering up to $200 cashback on seven TVs in its range. Furthermore, consumers who purchase selected TVs before 15 December 2012 will go into the draw to win a trip for two to the Australian Open Men's Final in Melbourne in early 2013. The models and cashback amounts are: 42HL900A ($50), 46HL900A ($75), 40RL900A ($50), 40TL900A ($75), 46TL900A ($100), 47VL900A ($150), 55VL900A ($200). This money is returned to consumers via 'MasterCard Dollars'.
The Dates: Cashback offer runs until 28 January 2013; Australian Open runs until 15 December 2012.
The Deal: Uniden is running promotions across its Guardian surveillence and DECT Long Range Cordless Phone ranges. Consumers who purchase any Guardian sytem (there are three: G2720, G2711 and G2710) can choose either a free indoor camera or a free weatherproof outdoor camera (both RRP $129).
Customers who purchase any selected Uniden Bluetooth Cordless Phone will receive a bonus DECT Long Range Headset (HS-950, RRP $59). The applicable models are: XDECT 6135BTU + 1, XDECT 6135BTU + 2, XDECT 6145BTU + 1H, ELITE 9135 + 1, ELITE 9135 + 2, XDECT 8055 + 1, XDECT 8055 + 2, XDECT 8055 + 1WP and XDECT 8055 + 3WP.
The Dates: The Guardian promotion is running until 31 March 2013. The DECT Cordless Phones promotion closes on 31 January 2013.
The Deal: Canon is offering cashback with purchases of selected products in its imaging and printing ranges. There's $100 back on the EOS 650D, $200 back on the Pixma Pro-1 and $300 back on the EOS 5D Mark III and the EOS 6D (as long as these two cameras are purchased in selected lens kits).
The Dates: 5 November 2012 – 31 January 2013.
Fisher & Paykel
The Deal: Fisher & Paykel is offering consumers a 12-bottle case of Premium 5th Generation Grant Burge Wine with the purchase of selected French Door refrigerators (RF610ADUX, RF522ADUX or RF522ADX) and Door Drawer refrigerators (RF522WDRUX1 or RF522WDRX1).
The Dates: 1 November – 15 December 2012.
The Deal: Nice and easy – consumers who purchase Haier's HSBS562IS Side by Side refrigerator (RRP $1,249) between 1 December 2012 and 28 February 2013 will receive a free $100 WISH Gift Card.
The Dates: 1 December 2012 – 28 February 2013.
The Deal: Puchase any Panasonic refrigerator and receive a free Chasseur Cast Iron Cookware set valued at RRP $478.
The Dates: 1 December 2012 – 31 January 2013.
The Deal: Consumers who purchse one of 10 '6 Motion' washing machines will receive, via redemption, an EFTPOS card valued at up to $150. Customers have 14 days to register their purchase on LG's website (link below). Here are the participating product codes and gift card values: WT-H550, WT-H650 and WT-H750 ($50); WT-H8006 ($70); WT-H9556 and WD14030D6 ($80); WD14030FD6 and WD14030RD6 ($90);
WD14060D6 and WD14060SD6 ($150).
The Dates: 21 November 2012 – 31 January 2013.
Have we missed your promotion? Feel free to contact us with the details.