How to Buy Overstock From Department Stores

Updated April 17, 2017

Department stores can be expensive. However, they have designer brands and quality products. If you are interested in department store brands without the expense, there are ways to buy their overstock for less.

Stores for Overstock

Stores like TJMaxx, Marshalls, AJ Wright and Ross have become somewhat like department stores themselves. They specialise in acquiring overstock from stores like Macy's, Bloomingdale's and Neiman Marcus. TJMaxx says they have "brand name and designer fashions...for up to 60 per cent off department store prices."

Online Retailers

Amazon, Zappos and even get a hold of designer brands from department stores. They may sell directly from the source, but are often discounted due to being overstock. Sometimes, department stores may even have their own website that sells the overstock through online sale offers.

Department Outlet Stores

If there are certain brands that interest you, look online for outlet stores. Outlet Bound says that outlet stores can save you 25 to 75 per cent on brand name and designer goods; the website can also help you track outlets in your area. Department stores like JCPenney have an outlet store.

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