BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- It doesn't take a particularly savvy shopper to get a deal on holiday wrapping paper or bicycles, air conditioners, boats and motorcycles in cold-weather regions at this time of year. Real deals, however, require some digging.Following the seasonal cycle is just shoppers' common sense. Winter coats and suits will cost less as clothing retailers bring in their lightweight spring stock, sporting goods and outdoor products such as bikes, tents, outdoor grills and hiking gear are a steal in areas with snow warnings and travel costs are trimmed as holiday-weary travelers and half-empty tourist destinations spur a slate of off-season deals.
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