These Are the Best Products to Sell Online Each Month in 2022

Consider listing pet products in February, lawn and garden items in May, and household products throughout the year!
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As a Marketplace seller, you're likely aware that shopping trends tend to vary from month to month. That's why we explore which products are popular with DealNews readers on a regular basis. This way, you have an idea of the best items to sell online at different times of year.

Check out our overview of the top things to sell, plus the promotional opportunities you won't want to skip. Then click into each guide for an in-depth look at what to sell online each month.

The Best Products to Sell Online Each Month in 2022

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January

While January doesn't have a lot to offer in terms of sales holidays, New Year's resolutions and white sales could be events worth selling around this month. For example, you may want to consider promotions on fitness-related items for the folks making New Year's resolutions. January is also the main month for white sales, so if you normally sell bed and bath products, think about offering a coupon or deal for them during this time.

Check out our full guide to learn about the best things to sell online in January.

Consider selling tools and home improvement items, pet products, and home-office supplies in February.

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February

February brings Valentine's Day and Presidents' Day, which could both be good opportunities to offer discounts, coupons, or other types of promotions. Consider selling tools and home improvement items, pet products, and home-office supplies during the month, as well. These were some of the top categories that resonated with DealNews readers last February.

Check out our full guide to learn about the best things to sell online in February.

SEE ALSO: How to Decide What Products to Sell on Amazon


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March

Tech-centric items may be safe bets in March. Think wireless earbuds and other electronics, computer-related products like flash drives, and smartphone accessories like lightning cables; they were all popular among our readers in March 2021. Also remember that the third month of the year is prime time for spring cleaning, so consider offering March deals on products that could give people's homes an extra sparkle.

Check out our full guide to learn about the best things to sell online in March.


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April

April is a month when people are putting winter in the rearview mirror and focusing more on the outdoors. And the best things to sell online in April reflect that! Lawn, garden, and grilling items were all popular in April 2021. Other trending products included tools and home improvement supplies, home and kitchen items, and men's apparel.

Check out our full guide to learn about the best things to sell online in April.

Memorial Day is a popular time for promotions each year, so you may want to launch deals and coupons around the holiday.

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May

Memorial Day is a popular time for promotions each year, so you may want to launch deals and coupons around the holiday, which falls on May 30 in 2022. Items that show up during Memorial Day sales can include home products, phones and other electronics, and items ranging from canopies to food storage containers.

As for general items to sell during the month? In May 2021, DealNews readers gravitated toward products like the following:
  • Tools and home improvement supplies
  • Men's clothing and shoes
  • Home and kitchen products
  • Lawn, garden, and patio items
Check out our full guide to learn about the best things to sell online in May.

SEE ALSO: 7 Smart Ways to Reduce Shipping Costs as a Marketplace Seller


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June

June brings the start of summer, and for many people that means warmer weather and more opportunities to do projects around the house, plus work and play outdoors. Keep that in mind when deciding what to sell in June. During that month in 2021, popular items included tools and other home improvement supplies, items for outdoor spaces, and seasonal apparel like shorts.

Keep Father's Day and the 4th of July in mind when prepping for June, too. If you typically list Father's Day gifts like tools and tech, June may be an ideal time to feature a promotion on these products. And while Independence Day is in July, sales for the holiday are already going by mid-June.

Check out our full guide to learn about the best things to sell online in June.


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July

July may be a good time to offer yard, garden, and patio items, though it's important to note that these types of products frequently make our monthly "what to sell" guides during the spring and summer. In July 2021, items such as garden hoses, insect-control products, and "weed and feed" sprays trended among our readers.

As we already mentioned, Independence Day is in July, too, so the month brings a good opportunity to draw in customers in the form of July 4th sales. Amazon's Prime Day event is also returning to July this year, and is a big sales opportunity for businesses in every category.

Check out our full guide to learn about the best things to sell online in July.

Health and household products frequently show up in our monthly 'what to sell' guides.

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August

We expect health, household, and home improvement items to all resonate with DealNews readers in August. We're talking products like disposable pill pouches, toilet bowl cleaners, and multi-surface painter's tape.

August also brings promotions related to Back to School, so consider offering items like scissors, gel pens, and backpacks. And don't forget about Labor Day sales; events for the holiday should begin later this month.

Check out our full guide to learn about the best things to sell online in August.

SEE ALSO: 6 Ways Sellers Can Increase Their Amazon Back to School Sales


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September

Labor Day will arrive on September 5 in 2022, so think about whether you want to offer coupons, discounts, or other promotions for the holiday. As for products to sell during the month, consider the following items:
  • Home improvement products
  • Health and household items
  • Dental and personal care products
Check out our full guide to learn about the best things to sell online in September.


kids at Halloween party

October

If you sell costumes and/or candy, don't miss out on Halloween promotion opportunities in October. Halloween items that resonated with our readers in October 2020 and 2019 ranged from 250-piece mixed bags of Mars chocolate candy, to rubber-spider prank boxes, to LED costume masks.

Want to sell non-seasonal items? Consider listing home improvement supplies, packaged food, home products, and computer-related products in October. They were among the popular categories for readers in October 2020.

Check out our full guide to learn about the best things to sell online in October.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday may be the two biggest sales opportunities of the year for Marketplace sellers.

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November

Black Friday and Cyber Monday may be the two biggest sales opportunities of the year for Marketplace sellers, and in 2022 they're on November 25 and November 28, respectively. Just know that Black Friday deals show up pretty much anytime in November now, so you don't have to limit your promotions to those two calendar days.

As for products to sell, you may have good luck with health and wellness items, phone accessories, and small electronics during the month. These types of products trended with DealNews readers in November 2020.

Check out our full guide to learn about the best things to sell online in November.

SEE ALSO: How to Find Suppliers as a Marketplace Seller


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December

December brings holiday shopping, and that can yield ever-increasing returns for Marketplace sellers. According to Mastercard SpendingPulse, U.S. holiday e-commerce sales were up a whopping 61.4% in 2021 vs. pre-pandemic 2019.

Wondering what products will be popular in December? Think about selling the following types of items, which resonated with our readers in December 2020:
  • Household supplies
  • Grocery items
  • Office products
  • Personal care items
Check out our full guide to learn about the best things to sell online in December.

Blog Editor

Katie has more than a decade of experience in online and magazine publishing. She contributes regularly to the DealNews Marketplace Blog, and her work has also appeared on eMarketer and Retail Minded, as well as in Dogster Magazine, Milwaukee Magazine, and other publications. She's a fan of trivia, animals, and the Indiana Hoosiers.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).

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