In other words, shop off-season to get the best prices. This applies to almost every category of retail, entertainment, and travel. Retail is a time sensitive business so take advantage of it by shopping when the time is right.
Arrive to a store an hour before they close, with your figures ready and your pen out. A quick price negotiation can take place when the business owner is ready to go home to watch his favorite sporting event.
At the ends of the month incentives and sales quotas have to be met, especially in the car and furniture industries. This makes it an excellent time for the consumer to get in and get the deal that they want since the sales force is anxious to meet their numbers.