Everyone loves a bargain, and outlet stores promise brand name products at deep discounts. Originally intended to sell overstocked merchandise…
Everyone loves a bargain, and outlet stores promise brand name products at deep discounts. Originally intended to sell overstocked products or items with minor defects, outlet stores have evolved into shopping destinations and can now be found online as well.
Many brands, ranging from high-end designers such as Coach to shoe retailer Sperry, have outlet stores online. Offers and quality may vary, however, with some brands now making items specifically for their outlets and outlets.
If you’re looking for a bargain, here are 10 online outlet stores representing a range of product options:
— Amazon plug.
— J. Crew factory.
– Best selling point.
– 6 p.m.
— Last call from Neiman Marcus.
— REI output.
— Zales Outlet.
— Reebok outlet.
– Nordstrom rack.
— Exit Burkes.
Best for:The largest selection of products
Like Amazon itself, Amazon Outlet sells items in a multitude of categories, from clothing to cookware to books. Amazon brands such as Amazon Essentials and Amazon Basics are prominently displayed, but many other brands, including some premium brands, are also available. Not everything is cheap, but there are offers of up to 71% off across multiple product categories.
J. Crew Factory
Website:J. Crew Factory
Best for:Clothes for the whole family
Clothing retailer J. Crew is known for its classic fashion for the whole family. In its online outlet store, you’ll find coats, pajamas, sweaters, and shoes for men, women, boys, and girls, with women’s sizes ranging from 00 to 3X. The J. Crew Factory promises discounts of up to 60%, and these prices can be combined with discount codes for even more savings. Dock shorts, for example, sell for $34.95 in the online store and have a comparable regular price of $69.50.
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Items for sale at Best Buy Outlet fall into three categories: Open Box, Refurbished, and Clearance. Open box merchandise may be in excellent condition or may show minor cosmetic damage, heavy wear or missing accessories. However, the condition of the items is clearly indicated and the price reflects the condition. For example, the latest model of Apple iPad with 64 GB of memory currently sells for the regular price of $329.99. An open-box item in excellent condition is listed at $312.99 while one in fair condition sells for $306.99.
As a discount website for Zappos, this online outlet store is a great place to shop for bargain-priced shoes. The clearance portion of the site offers products at prices up to 70% off. You’ll find deals like the Coach Rilee Leather Boots for $87.55, a substantial drop from the manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $295. Be aware that if 18 hours is affiliated with Zappos, it does not come with the famous long return period of the latter. If you need to return a purchase, there is a standard 30-day return window that begins on the date of purchase.
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Neiman Marcus Last Call
Website:Neiman Marcus Last Call
Best for: Designer items
Although Neiman Marcus has closed many of its Last Call outlet stores, you can still find deals on designer goods online. The Last Call section of the retailer’s website features clothing, handbags, homewares and more from dozens of designer brands. Popular brands include Versace, Giorgio Armani, Valentino and Tom Ford. Products can be up to 75% off, and deals include items like the Alexander McQueen pleated pants, which are reduced from $990 to $247.
Best for:Outdoor equipment
For those who like to get outdoors, the REI Outlet offers deals on clearance items and models from previous years. The site offers outdoor clothing and footwear as well as specialized equipment for activities such as camping, climbing and snow sports. Featured brands include Columbia, Camelbak and Marmot, and discounts can be as high as 50%. Discounts can be even bigger for select items like today’s deal. Watch for online coupon codes that can provide additional savings on already discounted items.
Zales describes itself as “The Diamond Store,” and the company’s online outlet offers diamond jewelry at discounts of up to 50% or more. There are also sterling silver earrings, chains and men’s wedding bands available at discounted prices. The outlet offers collections such as Vera Wang, Endless Brilliance and Enchanted Disney, but not everything appears to be priced at sale. Returns can be made within 30 days of shipment of a purchase, while exchanges are offered within 60 days for jewelry and 30 days for watches.
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Best for:Athletic wear
Reebok outlet deals can be found in the sale section of the retailer’s website. Shoppers will find men’s and women’s shoes and clothing as well as children’s shoes. Inventory includes items from Reebok and other brands such as Les Mills and Goodr. Discounts can be up to 40%, but most items have their prices reduced by 20-30%. The site’s search filters make it easy to browse items by discount, sport, color, and even the durability of the materials used.
Best for:Beauty products
Nordstrom fans will find many of their favorite designers and apparel discounted at Nordstrom Rack. The online outlet store is a good option for clothing and home goods, but also has a huge collection of makeup and beauty products at discount prices. Here you’ll find names like Charlotte Tilbury, Urban Decay and MAC Cosmetics for up to 50% off.
Best for:Home decor and kitchen utensils
Owned by Bealls Inc., Burkes Outlet has almost everything you would expect from a traditional department store. Its product categories include apparel, footwear, and toys, but it can be a particularly strong choice for household items. You’ll find brands such as Yankee Candle, Kitchen Aid and London Fog, with many items selling for 50% off their suggested retail price.
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Update 10/5/22: This story was published at an earlier date and has been updated with new information.