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Every week I’ll pose a question for you to share your experiences and tips. If you have a question that you’d like me to post, I’d love to hear from you!
Recently, Kelsey sent me an email looking for tips for shopping at outlets. We shop at outlets, but I’m always very conscientious of what we buy. I tend to only buy things that I know for a fact are a good value, and I look everything over carefully.
A lot of stores are now manufacturing lines specifically for the outlets that are of lesser quality than what’s in stores in addition to sending products that are flawed to the outlets. And sometimes, the deals you find aren’t much better than those found in regular stores or online with a coupon.
So how do you make the most of an outlet shopping trip? Do you visit outlet stores regularly? Are the prices really that good, or are there better finds in the clearance sections of regular stores? How do you decide if a deal is worth getting? What are your best tips for finding a good deal?
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