If you need outdoor gear or clothing for fall travel, now is the time to shop.
you may as well just say, all stores have Labor Day sales. Because they do. But they're not always good, so it's helpful to have a website like camelcamelcamel to track prices.
There are some good deals. If you can wait until spring, the May sale is typically better.
Also watch the REI Deal of the Day. Last week North Face packing cubes were 50%, Gregory travel backpack, Altra shoes for women, to name a few,