Best Independence Day sales: Bloomingdale's, Newegg, and Sears refrigerators

Independence Day is here, and Dealnews has rounded up the best of the sales out there. Among the best buys this Independence Day: laptops, cameras, and refrigerators at Sears. 

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In order to help you sort through all the Independence Day deals, we've rounded up the very best 4th of July sales so far. Save up to 31% on select Lenovo laptops and desktops, grab a refrigerator from Sears at up to 48% off, and get up to 50% off factory-refurbished Canon cameras and lenses.

Bloomingdale's 4th of July Sale

Store: Bloomingdale's
Discount: 20% to 65% off select items, up to an extra 40% off via coupon code "SUMMER"
Shipping: From $6 s&h
Expires: July 4
Is It Worth It?: Fourth of July clothing sales are never in short supply, so picking just one to highlight is nearly impossible. That said, the Bloomingdale's 4th of July sale offers up a one-two punch of savings. First, the retailer takes 20% to 65% off select apparel, accessories, and home items. Then, it adds the stacking coupon code "SUMMER," which takes 20%, 25%, 30%, or 40% off, depending on the item. Together, these are the best discounts we've seen from Bloomingdale's so far this year. Shipping starts at $6, or get free shipping on most orders of $150 or more.

Lenovo 4th of July Sale

Store: Lenovo
Discount: Up to 31% off select laptops and desktops
Shipping: Free shipping
Expires: July 6
Is It Worth It?: When it comes to 4th of July laptop deals, Lenovo grabbed an early lead because it launched its sale five days ago with discounts of up to 31% off on select laptops and desktops. Although we've seen slightly higher overall discounts in recent Lenovo sales, this one has produced some significant deals on Haswell-equipped systems, such as the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2 Intel Haswell Core i5 1.7GHz 14" Touchscreen Laptop, which is a $270 savings at $579. Plus, all orders receive free shipping.

Newegg July Fourth Sale

Store: Newegg
Discount: Up to 80% off select items
Shipping: Free shipping
Expires: July 4
Is It Worth It?: It's no surprise that Newegg is our current pick when it comes to 4th of July computer and electronics sales. Geeks can go gaga for gadgets of all kinds during this sale, knowing they'll save up to 80% on PC hardware, peripherals, audio components, small appliances, and sundry electronics. With free shipping on most items, that's among the deepest discounts we've seen from Newegg since Memorial Day.

Refrigerator Super Buys at Sears

Store: Sears
Discount: Up to 48% off select refrigerators
Shipping: Free shipping
Is It Worth It?: Although we suggested holding off on appliance purchasesin our buying guide, we can't ignore these refrigerator deals at Sears. As part of the department store's larger 4th of July Sale & Values Event, Sears has slashed up to 48% off select fridges. That yields price lows like the Kenmore 18.2-cubic foot Top-Freezer Refrigerator in White, which is a $260 savings at$399.99. With free shipping on these items, this sale actually beats the large appliance discounts we saw during Black Friday.

Canon 4th of July Sale

Store: Canon
Discount: Up to 50% off select refurb cameras and lenses
Shipping: Free shipping
Expires: July 5
Is It Worth It?: Shutterbugs, now is your time to shine. Leading the pack in 4th of July camera deals is Canon, which has knocked up to 50% off select factory-refurbishedcameras and lenses. Each of these refurbs comes with a 1-year Canon warranty, adding even more value to already exceptional deals like the refurbished Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens, a $95 price low at $268.79. It's the best discount we've seen on refurbs since March, and all orders even bag free shipping.

Backcountry 4th of July Sale

Store: Backcountry
Discount: Up to 50% off select items
Shipping: From $5.95 s&h

Is It Worth It?: All of you rugged, outdoorsy types won't want to miss our pick for the best 4th of July sports sale: Backcountry. You can stock up on outdoor apparel and gear at discounts of up to 50% off. For example, you'll score the Eureka Cook Table for just $79.96 a $20 price low. Shipping starts at $5.95, or spend over $50 to qualify for free shipping.

Marcy Bonebright is a contributor to, where this article first appeared:

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