Discount stores

Discount stores are flooded with merchandise due to shipping delays

The supply chain bottlenecks that have hampered large retailers are proving to be a boon for discount apparel sellers. Executives at discount stores, including Burlington Stores Inc. and Ross stores Inc., say their buyers bought clothes and other goods that arrived late as their full-price counterparts deal with backlogs at congested U.S. ports. Ross Stores […]

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Tell City Pretzels moves and opens 2 factory outlets

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) – Tell City Pretzels has announced the move of its production facility to 402 Jackson St., Jasper. They also opened two factory outlets, one at Jackson Street in Jasper and one at Logo’s, 1001 Main Street in Tell City. Owners Brad and Sandy Smith purchased the Tell City Pretzel Company in July […]

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Factory outlets in Wichita (and discount retailers)

You don’t have to travel as far as Kansas City or Oklahoma to shop for bargain-priced brand name products in malls. Wichita outlet stores and low cost retailers have deals as good or better, and you save money on gas get there. If you still want the “mall” experience, a short drive south of Oklahoma […]

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Head to the outlets for a spring wardrobe

Dear Readers: Spring has arrived; maybe you’re thinking about refreshing your wardrobe, getting rid of your sweatpants and getting back to some semblance of normality, including your fashion. If you’re looking for a bargain, you might think, “Let’s go to the factory outlet.” I bet you see the Outlet Store as a repository for department […]

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10 Best Online Outlet Stores That Save You Money Personal finance

Everyone loves a good deal, and outlet stores promise branded products at great prices. “Outlet stores allow retailers to move and sell their (old) seasonal inventory at a discounted price to make room for all the new inventory that should be arriving on the retailer’s shelves and sites,” says Sara Skirboll , shopping and trends […]

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Hershey, Lancaster and Gettysburg: More than 130 outlet stores have reopened

More than 130 outlet stores have reopened in four outlet centers in the middle. Retailers were allowed to reopen for more than three weeks in some intermediate counties, but not all retailers chose to reopen immediately. Today we take a look at the stores that have reopened at Tanger Outlets Hershey, Tanger Outlets Lancaster, The […]

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Hershey, Lancaster and Gettysburg: Which outlet stores have reopened?

Retail is back in central Pennsylvania, and stores have started to reopen in four factory centers in central Pennsylvania. Gettysburg’s Outlet Shoppes stores were able to reopen on May 22 when Adams County went yellow. Last Friday, the stores of Tanger Outlets Hershey were able to reopen. And finally, the Tanger Outlets Lancaster stores and […]

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Here’s how the coronavirus is affecting fashion outlet stores in the United States – Sourcing Journal

Here’s how the coronavirus is affecting fashion outlet stores in the United States – Sourcing Journal Facebook Pinterest Search icon SourcingJournal_horiz Glass Twitter Form camera trend-chart logo Form icon / user You will be redirected to your article in seconds February 21, 2020 3:25 PM ET The coronavirus outbreak in China could take a toll […]

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Without factory outlets, profits would decrease by 23%

Many fashion retailers and home goods stores are now introducing factory outlets to offset their flagship stores. But do these outlets risk cannibalizing the sales and profits of the original brand? According to a recent study by Donald Ngwe of Harvard Business School, published by INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences), the […]

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How to grow a premium brand without killing its cachet? Outlet stores can help – ScienceDaily

Premium brand managers face a constant dilemma. How do you develop a high-end brand without killing its soul – the brand’s unique cachet that attracts its major customers who pay high prices – even if you are looking to expand sales to the masses by offering lower prices? In recent years, outlet stores located hours […]

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Outlet stores: how the sector went from dreaded to fashionable

The UK retail landscape has countless facets, from multi-million pound flagship stores to independent online start-ups making their names. Each of them is an integral part of the retail ecosystem, but the one that is often overlooked is the outlet sector. Often located far from spaces associated with traditional retail and often sidelined to sell […]

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Consumer Reports says these are the best outlet stores

Factory outlets promise significant price reductions compared to traditional retail stores. But are the savings worth it? Outlets have for years been places where stores unload “seconds”, unsold merchandise, manufacturing errors, factory scraps and refurbished items. Homeowners often require that a certain percentage of goods be sold at a discount to retail prices. It is […]

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Survey ranks best outlet stores to buy – NBC Chicago

Bargain hunters know how to find the best possible price on the items they want, and with so many outlet stores in the Chicago area offering great bargains, this can seem like a treasure map for savvy shoppers. . But a new report shows some outlet stores don’t exactly offer outlet prices. Chicago is surrounded […]

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Why do factory outlets exist?

Why do factory outlets exist? The answer may seem obvious to most shoppers: These are places where companies dump factory seconds or obsolete merchandise at rock bottom prices. Read: bargains, bargains, bargains. And indeed, this may have been the case when the stores first appeared in the 1930s, usually located in rural areas near the […]

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Express dives into the factory outlet business

In an approach that reflects a major change from its traditional economic model, Express (NYSE: EXPR) recently announced the opening of the first of many outlet stores. The first store, which will open at Tanger Outlets National Harbor in Washington, DC, will be just one of thirty Express outlet stores the company plans to open […]

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Outlet stores are not a bargain

A J.Crew retail store PA The common assumption about factory outlets is that you get the same products as a regular retail store without the high price tag. But these “offers” might not be what they seem – Sapna Maheshwari at Buzzfeed writing that some outlets sell a separate line of lower quality products bearing […]

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Are there any good deals to be had at the factory outlets? It depends | Local company

As Amy Wittman was sorting through merchandise for the opening of St. Louis Premium Outlets, she noticed familiar stickers on some items. “It’s funny because we released stuff, I recognize the labels we use for shoes,” said Wittman, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th store manager, who previously worked at the retailer’s full-line store in Square. […]