Thursday, October 2, 2014


It's hard to resist the idea of getting a great bargain at a factory outlet store, or at a place like TJ Maxx that purports to be filled up with overstocks or slightly off the mark production runs, and while it is true that you will spend a lot less money at these places than you might at Neiman Marcus or a brand's regular retail locations, you may not be getting what you think you are. It turns out many brands make cheaper lines specifically for outlets and even license their name out to cheaper stores to make you think you're getting something nicer. That's not to say you shouldn't shop at these places, but you should be aware of what you're getting. FULL STORY: MEDIUM