After all the euphoria boosted by the Christmas shopping, there is nothing like the craziness of the sales season after Christmas. In countries like the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada, this period kicks-off with Boxing Day, when millions of people compete for the best products at the best prices.

And when we say ‘compete’, we really mean it. Sometimes, it stops being healthy and starts being violent, so there you go…

This year, for instance and without big surprises, hundreds of people lined up at the door of some of the major stores in Sydney, on the morning of December 26th to take advantage of the Christmas sales. There were people running, happy buyers and a lot of screaming. However, there were also many, many sad shoppers who didn’t get what they wanted.

Luckily, there is a way to avoid such a possibility and the chance of ruining your sales shopping because you don’t know what to buy: simple and valuable tips, all put together and scrambled with some precious numbers in this infographic. First of all, you must decide whether you are going to explore brick-and-mortar stores or buy from the comfort and peace of your sofa. From this moment on, it’s a matter of following certain rules.

This doesn’t mean everything can go perfectly, but you can at least try to make the most of the sales. Get your favorite shirt from the last season or that gadget you really wanted for a bargain and without getting a black eye. It’s not really fashionable! Follow these advices and try to escape unharmed from the many stores you are going to visit or browse through the online platforms available and learn how to properly spend your money on the Internet.

Knowledge is for free (at least this one), so you can save your money to buy nice bargains.