Online and in-store retail sales hit an all-time high in the United States of $6 trillion in 2018. That is a 50% increase in the last 10 years. From electronics to jewelry, to outerwear to high-end fashion, Americans love to shop.
More than they love their retail therapy, Americans love to find good deals. Who doesn’t? Keep reading for a list of 11 online outlet stores from popular brands you didn’t know you should shop from.
1. BCBG Factory
Who knew you could shop designer from BCBG Maxazria without even leaving your couch? It’s true. This high-end brand has an online factory outlet store with sales starting as low as $42 for a dress.
You can shop for anything BCBG on this site, including accessories, shoes and kids’ clothes. Even better, shipping within the U.S. is free.
2. Coach Factory
This one’s a little more exclusive. You have to sign up to be a member. It’s free, thankfully. And then you’ll receive invites to limited-time sales, where you can get Coach stuff for up to 50% off.
And we all know, 50% accounts for a lot on that new Coach bag you’ve been eyeing up at the mall. The Coach Factory outlet could make it within your reach (and budget).
This store slips under most peoples’ radar because its name doesn’t make it obvious that it is an online outlet for Zappos.
Best known for its deals on sporty shoes and trainers, 6PM also stocks clothing, bags, and accessories from popular outerwear brands like Under Armour and Columbia.
4. Nordstrom Rack
Any avid shopper knows about Nordstrom Rack. But did you know they have an online outlet too? Going to a Nordstrom Rack store can be pretty overwhelming. You really have to be in the mood.
Thankfully, they have an online store with the same good deals on brand name fashion for men, women, and kids, for when you don’t feel like putting down your wine.
5. Banana Republic Factory
Banana Republic is known for its sophisticated fashion. And now you can be so sophisticated, all you have to do is click a couple of buttons to have your next work pantsuit delivered right to your door.
The store stocks new arrivals starting at $14.99 and often offer coupons for up to 30% off to their website visitors. Get it, girl.
6. Saks off Fifth
Saks online outlet store Saks off Fifth, offers high-end brand name fashion for men, women, and kids, plus a huge selection of houseware. The offers deals up to 90% off.
If you’re feeling up for it, the physical outlet store offers just as good of deals, and there’s plenty of brand name stuff to sift through.
Shoes are something that’s a bit easier to shop for online. Clothes sometimes need trying on, and going into the shop is part of the experience. For some.
With shoes, however, especially trainers, you generally know your size already. So there’s really no need to make the trek to the mall. Just place an order online and the delivery driver will come a’knockin. Plus, the site offers better deals.
In the same camp (shh, don’t tell them we said that), Adidas also has an online outlet store where you can buy those trainers you’ve been wanting for up to 70% off. If that’s not a good deal, we’re not sure what is.
The online selection isn’t always as big as you would in store, but shoppers think the deals are worth it. Plus, it’s easier to make a decision when you’re not overwhelmed with choice.
Now we’re venturing into jewelry territory. Wouldn’t it be great if you could buy your fiance that perfect diamond engagement ring, without spending 3 months of our salary?
Zales has an online outlet that offers mega sales on precious diamond jewelry that’s just as good as the full price items. Plus, if you’re keen, they offer previously owned jewelry as well, for an even bigger discount. Just polish it up and it’s good as new!
Nature lovers, rejoice! The REI Garage is REI’s online outlet store offering clothing, footwear and outdoor and sporting equipment including tents, bikes, kayaks and more.
There’s no shame in buying last year’s goods when it comes to sporting and camping equipment, and the store’s buyers promise to provide the best possible deals on last year’s goods.
We would be remiss not to mention the Amazon outlet. Wait a minute, isn’t Amazon itself sort of an outlet?
Maybe. But the Amazon online outlet stocks a huge selection of overstocked goods across industries. Find the cheapest possible deals in beauty, electronics, books, clothing, footwear, houseware and much, much more.
Other Online Outlet Stores
There are unlimited places to shop online. The internet is a playground for bargain hunters and shop-a-holics.
Other outlets we haven’t listed but are certainly worth a mention are the Swarovski Outlet, where you can get great deals on crystal jewelry and ornamental pieces.
And Nautica Factory, where you can find all you need to stay warm during the crisp, winter months.
To be honest, most of your favorite stores will have an online outlet or an online store of some sort offering deals. Gap, Sperry, Zumiers, Guess and Desigual all have them.
As does The Outnet, which is a total hub for all things luxury fashion. They stock all of the high-end brands from Jason Wu to Alexander McQueen.
For more options from abroad, online outlet Luxuswunder is the place to go to find German brand Off-White for up to 60% off.
A Deal is a Deal
At the end of the day, a deal is a deal. If you can get your favorite brand name items for less than the original tag price, it’s a win. And online outlet stores are the place to go to find these deals.
Who has the time to go rifle through racks on racks at Nordstrom Rack? Some people dig the shopping process, and that’s cool too, but for those who don’t – online shopping is magic.
Press a couple of buttons and voila! A few short days pass, sometimes even just one day passes, and your favorite items magically arrive on your doorstep. Oh, the world we live in. Check out our blog to stay up to date on the latest trends.