Saving with 6abc: Outlet Shopping Tips

June 3, 2013

1. Shop Smarter at the Outlets.
Most of the merchandise is made SPECIFICALLY for outlet stores. That means it's never sold at a higher price. For a true bargain, ask a salesperson to point you toward the actual overstock from retail.

2. Find Online Sales in a Snap.
As you shop online, free browser plug-ins and bookmarklets from sites like,, and alert you to sales and provide discount codes you can use at checkout. Even while you are shopping and you don't have to do any searching.

3. Score more from your favorite stores.
Download store apps from your favorite retailers and get free gifts, exclusive coupons, even money to spend in-store. Old navy's SnapAppy gives you coupons for taking pictures of the store's logo. Target and Amercican Eagle apps offer exclusive mobile deals.

4. Sign up for text alerts.
Lord and Taylor, Victoria's Secret, and JC Penney will text you special coupon codes! Just Google your favorite brand with mobile text alerts, and you can easily locate their sign-up page.

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