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Gibson Factory Outlet

By Suzanne O'Connor

Need some dishes or kitchen ware? Then head out to the Gibson Factory Outlet in Commerce for manufacturer direct savings.

The outlet is at the corporate and distribution headquarters.  Housed in a large modern building, the outlet is large and well-organized racks packed with ceramic ware, kitchen ware, dishes, flatware, glassware, cookware and objects d’art at 10%-70% off original retail. This line is sold to everyone from Crate and Barrel and Macy’s to Bed Bath and Beyond and Target.

There are literally 100’s of different patterns of dinnerware to choose from. Both in boxed sets and open box. Mostly overproduction and discontinued, there were also some seconds. So you’ll have to look. You’ll find their Elite Couture Line, Isaac Mizrahi, Gibson Home, Gibson Everyday, Home Trends, SunBeam, Oster, Peanuts and many more…as well as a few surprises!

The biggest surprise for me was the line of Nambe fine ceramic dinnerware. The savings were sizable!  A Ceramic 9” Butterfly Bowl was just $15. Retail would have run $50 A Butterfly 4 piece mug set was $15.  A Nambe Winter Snow 4 piece place setting was $25 instead of $80. A 4 piece set of butterfly salad plates were just $20. A 70% savings! A retired set of 4 Nambe Inferno Dessert plates were $15 instead of $70 and a set of 4 Inferno dinner plates was $20. has them at $32.99.

But there is so much more here!

A Gibson Home Trends Rave Taupe 16 piece dinnerware set was $35 instead of $60. A discontinued 20 piece set of Gibson Adorne Fine Bone China was $50 instead of $83. A 66 piece Tremaine dinnerware set was $60 and a 16 piece Oui by French Bull” porcelain dinnerware set was $40 instead of $200.

In glassware I found open stock and sets. Open stock ran from $1-$2 in tumblers to wine glasses. A set of 4 Isaac Mizrahi wine glasses were $20 instead of $60, 4 Isaac Mizrahi martini glasses were $15 instead of $63.

They had stainless steel flatware and picnic type flatware sets priced at $7-$28. One better quality set was a discontinued set of Oster Havenshire (38 pieces) at $28.

There were also some good deals in cookware.  A sunbeam 24 cup muffin pan was $6. A Cuisine Select Teflon coated aluminum 25 pc set was $45 and a Chef’s Elements 7 piece Cookware set was $60 instead of $100.

You can find odds and ends here….. Open stock dishes ran 50 cents to $4 and there was enough selection to put together a good service set. A Martha Stewart French Cupboard Gravy boat was $5 instead of $12. Some pet bowls ran 50 cents to $1. Some matching bathroom ceramic pieces were a good buy with a tissue holder at $10, a trashcan at $15 and a soap dish at $3. I also really like some tall garden or entry way urns at $50 instead of $100 and an Aiden 3 qt. Crock pots was $20.

Only open weekdays, (8:30am-5pm), this is a hot outlet you may want to go out of your way for!

Gibson Factory Outlet
2410 Yates Ave.
Commerce, CA 90040
(800) 281-2810

There’s a 20% off coupon if you sign up for their email list online and you can order online and get free shipping with a purchase of $50.