Video:How to Navigate an Outlet Mall Efficientlywith Holly Deambrosi
Outlet shopping can allow you to find high-end merchandise at greatly discounted prices. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your shopping trip.See Transcript
Transcript:How to Navigate an Outlet Mall EfficientlyWhether you're a die-hard bargain hunter or the get-it-and-go type, you'll want to spend your time and money wisely when outlet shopping.
<h3>Check the Mall's Website to Navigate an Outlet Mall Efficiently</h3>
A visit to the outlet mall's website will tell you the hours of operation and provide a map of the mall including stores, eateries and restrooms. The site will also list special discounts and promotions and may even provide an app for your smartphone.
If you sign up to receive emails for your favorite stores, you will be alerted of special sales and promotions. Browse the site for clubs that give extra discounts or special offers to members.
<h3>Map Out a Route to Navigate an Outlet Mall Efficiently</h3>
Plan your trip by deciding which stores you want to visit and mapping out your route. If you'll be there for a meal, look at the restaurants available at the food court. Make a list of specific things you are shopping for and decide how much you want to spend on each item. Setting a time limit will also motivate you to move quickly through your list.
<h3>Tips for What to Wear to Navigate an Outlet Mall Efficiently</h3>
Dress comfortably for ease of trying on clothes and wear walking shoes. Stop at the customer service counter to check for special deals. Peruse clearance racks first for the biggest discounts, especially if you're shopping at the end of a season. Stores often begin making markdowns several weeks before holiday sales, so shop early to avoid crowds.
<h3>Park In a Convenient Location to Navigate an Outlet Mall Efficiently</h3>
Park in a convenient location and stash bags in your trunk as you shop. Your hands will be free for cruising through clothing racks and you won't be so tired from lugging around heavy purchases.
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