There are tons of outlet stores popping up across Canada that promise amazing brands and even better discounts. Unfortunately, many of us live more than a stone’s throw away from the outlets we want to visit or end up driving the hour (or four) only to be disappointed by the selection.
Outlets tend to be messy, over-picked, and chaotic but our desire to score a discount outweighs all the cons — snagging a deal while shopping is our number one priority! While there are a number of ways you can save by shopping online at regular priced retailers, we’ve found a number of retailers with online outlet stores that will help you save a couple of bucks while you’re shopping.
The classic American retailer has their very own factory store online with clothing, footwear, and accessories for the whole family at a fraction of the price of their regular retail stores. While they do ship to Canada, shoppers should be mindful of their American prices and the $9.95 USD that it costs to ship across the border.
Pro tip: Check out the website’s clearance section for extra deals on deals.
If you’re a fan of GUESS, you’ll be happy to hear that they’ve got a factory store that you can shop stress-free online. Included in the online store’s offerings are clothing, shoes, and accessories for both men, women, and kids. Handbags and footwear are a major steal in particular, and the store often hosts extra discounts on top of already-low prices throughout the year — it’s best to keep checking back for better deals.
Another North American classic is Gap, and their online factory is a great place to start your online shopping spree. Of the retailers on this list, Gap Factory Store probably has the largest selection to shop for the entire family. Not only do they offer clothing, footwear, and accessories for men, women, and kids, but they also boast a large selection of apparel, shoes, and accessories for toddlers and babies, as well as lingerie and loungewear for women.
Everyone knows that Under Armour can get pretty pricey, but if you’re looking to shop the brand on a dime, you’ll definitely want to check out their online outlet store. While their selection isn’t as large as the other retailers on this list, their sales are no less impressive. Visit back often to shop deals on sneakers, athleticwear, backpacks, duffles, and more for men and women.
This womenswear retailer is the perfect place to stock up on stylish workwear and everyday basics, and their factory store isn’t any different. There’s no shortage of trendy items to shop online, including handbags, jewellery, scarves, clothing, footwear, and more. If you’re a petite size, the Ann Taylor Factory Store has a lot to offer you, too! It’s the perfect destination for the boss babe who likes to save.
Men and women can both find major steals at Le Chateau’s Outlet Stores. Shoppers can save up to 70% on footwear, accessories, coats, suits, and formal dresses. The outlet also features a clearance section, where you can find even more deals. Take a peek every now and again, you’ll be surprised at what you can find!
Banana Republic and Gap are both under the Gap umbrella, so it’s no surprise that this factory store exists. Shoppers can expect similar styles to their full-priced store at lower prices. In addition to regular size ranges for men and women, they also boast a women’s petite and clearance section. Bring on the deals!
Athleticwear is made affordable by adidas in this online outlet store. Discounts range between 10-70% off and span across a variety of categories, including clothing, shoes, and accessories for men, women, and kids. While the selection isn’t huge, the deals are worth it. Keep checking back for new offerings.
There’s no need to wait till big sales to save on electronics! The Best Buy Clearance Outlet is open all year round. In addition to clearance items, shoppers can save big by shopping refurbished, open-box items, and overstock. From appliances to laptops and tablets to cellphones and game consoles, there’s something for everyone to shop!
10. REISS Outlet
This high-end U.K.-based fashion brand just got a little bit more affordable! Online, shoppers can find deep discounts of up to 60% off on coats and jackets, suiting, office wear, and more. While the prices are low, the quality’s not, so don’t sleep on this online outlet!
11. Swarovski Outlet
Swarovski is a girl’s best friend! And in the brand’s online outlet, there’s a selection of bracelets, watches, earrings, rings, sets, decoration, pens, and more. The selection is exclusive and only available for a limited time, so it’s best to check back on a regular basis. Act fast on things you like because you never know if it’s going to sell out!
Americans already know about the famed luxury retailer’s warehouse sales, but many Canadians don’t know that they can also get in on the designer discount action. The website promises low international shipping rates and no additional charges at delivery. Handbags, footwear, clothing, and other accessories are all included in the offerings, so go take a gander, and thank us later!
13. Amazon Outlet
Amazon is a favourite for many and their outlet is just one of the reasons why. The Amazon Outlet offers savings on overstocked items, spanning across a variety of categories. From home to beauty, to books, computers, and more, Amazon is a one-stop shop for savings.
14. Reebok Outlet
Another athletic brand that hosts its very own online outlet is Reebok. Open all year round, find savings of up to 55% off on athletic apparel, footwear, and accessories for both men and women. If you like what you see, check back often, as Reebok updates the online outlet frequently.
15. ASOS Outlet
If you’re a fan of this U.K.-based fast fashion retailer, you’ll be happy to hear that ASOS has an online outlet with up to 70% off footwear, clothing, and accessories. If you dig deep enough, you’ll even find brands like Lacoste, Puma, adidas, Nike, NYX, and more. Standard delivery is free for Canadians on orders over $63, or $13 for orders under that.
16. Nordstrom Rack
If you love Nordstrom and its brands but don’t want to blow your budget, then you’ll want to check out Nordstrom Rack. Shop online and find deals on clothing, footwear, beauty, and more for up to 80% off regular retail prices. While Nordstrom Rack does ship to Canada, be wary of the prices — they’re listed in American dollars — as well as the shipping ($10.95 to Canada) and duties to ensure you really get a good deal.
17. Saks Off Fifth
And if you love Saks, you’ll want check out its online off-price store. With many of the same brands Saks is known for, its Off Fifth online store is filled with designer deals. Luckily, prices are based in Canadian dollars, so there’s no guesswork when it comes to conversion, and Canadians receive free shipping on all orders over $125.
This is one of our favourite online outlet stores for accessories. Head over to the Thomas Sabo online outlet to save up to 70% on beautiful fine jewelry, watches, and beaded bracelets — this online outlet is truly a hidden gem! Shipping is $15 for orders under $50, and for purchases over, shipping is free!
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