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APT2B.com

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Modern Home Furnishings

Love modern home furnishings and décor? Then you’re gonna love Apt2B.com.

This recently launched, locally based website has savings of 10%-40% on modern home furnishings and décor pieces similar to pieces that you’d see at Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, Crate & Barrel and other chic home furnishings store.

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Arizona Leather Furniture Outlet

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Leather Furniture

If you love quality leather furniture, look no further than Arizona Leather Company Outlet. Famous for their high quality, American made, leather furniture, the distribution outlet in Chino, has savings 30%-60% on floor models, customer returns, discontinued samples and overstock.

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Hollywood Piano Company

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Pianos & Keyboards

The Hollywood Piano Company will help you to find that special piano for the best price in Southern California. From uprights to concert grands, player pianos to digital, they have them all… at 20%-60% below retail everyday, all the time.

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Hotel Surplus Outlet

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Home Furnishings

Hotel Surplus Outlet is a one stop shop for savvy furniture buyers. Offering brand new, home decor and furnishings as well as furnishings, decor, art and fixtures from top ranked, 4 star hotels undergoing renovation or redecoration at 35-70% original retail.

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Sofas, Tables & More

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Discount Custom Furniture

Love the hip, contemporary furniture designs from Restoration Hardware, Z Gallerie, Crate and Barrel and Pottery Barn?
Well you’ll jump for joy when you save of 30%-65% on similar designs on even higher quality home furnishings at Sofas, Tables and More in Torrance.

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The Outlet By ELS

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Liquidator/ General Merchandise

This fun place is a great source for incredible savings on almost anything imaginable. You’ll find apparel, home furnishings, electronics, small and large appliances, home and garden, hardware, home theater, bedding and linens, housewares, sporting, toys and more! All at savings of 20%-60% below retail!

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TR Trading Company

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Office Furniture

Setting up a new business or office? Need chairs, desks, tables task stations, cubicles for your office. Then look no further than TR Trading Company.

Their huge, 85,000 sq. ft. group of warehouses has a massive selection of used and new desks, chairs, file cabinets, work stations, cubbies, specialized tables, utility carts, cabinets, bookcases, lobby furniture, equipment, supplies and more at 35%-70% less than retail.

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Zodax Factory Outlet

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Home Decor Factory Outlet

Love entertaining and home decorating? Have champagne taste, but a beer budget?
Wow….Have I got a place for you!

Hidden in an industrial area in the San Fernando Valley is one of the most famous manufacturers of Home Décor, Textiles, Home Fragrance, and candles…. Zodax.

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A New Downtown Flea Market

Vintage enthusiasts? Then catch a new Flea this weekend!

This next Sunday 7/28 (10am-4pm), the new DTLA Flea Market will be take over four parking lots in Downtown’s Historic Core (3rd & Spring) and feature up to 400 vendors selling new and vintage goods

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A-Z Mart

As you may have noticed from Zannees Blog, we love older home furnishings. Before bargain hunting became an obsession, antique and vintage home furnishing hunting was a passion.

So I was surprised when I found A-Z Mart in Whittier

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Bulldog Liquidators

Back in 2007 I wrote this about Bulldog Liquidations….”Liquidations companies come & go. Some last a short time and some go the distance. Bull Dog Liquidators should be one of those that go the distance”.

Revisiting this liquidation outlet this week revealed why this company is going the distance. Real discounts of 40-80% off original retail on product from Costco, Wayfair, Amazon, Dicks Sporting Goods and Lowes.

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Bullseye Liquidators

This funky outlet liquidates for Walmart, Home Depot and other liquidators. As I was checking it out, I almost didn’t want to review it cause it was a bit spotty &  cluttered.

I changed my tune after I spotted a few pristine buys. This liquidator is worth knowing about with discounts of 35-70%.

Most items here are overstock, closeouts, out of box or customer returns.

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Buy Goods For Less

The Inland Empire is quickly growing as a hot bed of discount bargain outlets. Buy Goods for Less is one to visit.

Nestled in a non-descript industrial mall, this outlet is a bit different from most.

Yes, the discounts are steep at 35-90% off original retail.

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Childrens Resale Stores

Shopping at kids resale stores when my daughter was little was a real budget saver. She had a great wardrobe and we didn’t have to spend much. Even now at 13, we go in to our local store and I let her pick a couple of items. I used these stores to pick up books, videos/DVDs, shoes, furniture… anything I may have needed at real budget prices.

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Costless Wholesale

Let’s face it, life can be expensive. But it doesn’t have to be as expensive if you know about Costless Wholesale in La Habra.

This reasonably well-organized outlet store sells household items, electronics, housewares, clothing, furniture, accessories, garden and more at 15%-60% below original retail.

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Design Within Reach Outlet

If you love authentic Mid Century iconic design and quality, then you obviously love Design Within Reach. But this kind of authentic design and quality often comes with a higher price tag. But you don’t have to pay full retail if you take a drive up to Oxnard where the only West Coast outlet for Design Within Reach is.

Here you’ll save 25%-70% on showroom floor models, overstock, customer returns and scratch and dent pieces.

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Divine’s Furniture

Vintage Furniture

I originally visited Divines Furniture way back in 2003. As an avid antique hound, I immediately fell in love with the place. Rows and rows of Vintage, Antique and Mid- Century Home Furnishings and tons Tiffany styled lighting at way below market pricing.

Now, 13 years later I ventured back. I brought Hubby in tow to make sure I didn’t buy anything. That’s how good this place is.

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Encore Decor Consignment & Design

Off the beaten path furniture consignment stores often have the best furniture pieces at the lowest pricing. These innovative, indie stores tend to be run by smart inventive people who know their product and clients.

Encore Decor is one of those!

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Estate Sale Companies

Estate Sale Companies

Some outstanding bargains can be found at Estate Sales. We’ve bagged, bargain basement steals on glassware, artworks, tools, plants, furniture, patio, vintage apparel and much more at 20%-75% below market value

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Furniture Consignment and More

I love furniture consignment stores. As a creative DIY-er and an antique hound, consignment stores are one of the best places to haunt for stellar deals in home furnishings and décor. So when I spotted a sign that actually said furniture consignment while driving around Long Beach, I executed a fast U turn.

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Furniture Masters

After Macy’s closed both it’s furniture outlets a few years back, I wondered where their floor models, discontinued, overstock and samples would end up. Well I found one liquidator who not only carries Macys furniture overstock, but also sells overstock, discontinued, and showroom samples by Legacy, Jonathan Louis, Magnussen, Hammary, Lane and
more at 40%-85% off original retail.

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GR-Outlet

Family run business are always fun for me to recommend. They generally tend to have better deals!

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Habitat For Humanity Restore

We are serious “Do it Yourself” peeps. If you own a home, you know there is always something to repair or improve. So for most small projects, we try to do it ourselves.

One of our regular haunts are the Habitat for Humanity Restores. With over 10 Southern California locations, this reseller of new and used home improvement items is a treasure trove. Whether you’re restoring an old Craftsman or just need to fix a leaky faucet, this is a source you’ll want to visit again and again.

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Hughes Estate Sales

Estate Sales

If you like to treasure hunt for furniture, great buys on upscale stylish home furnishings will surprise you at the Hughes Estate Sale in Altadena. Savings here are 50% -75% off market or retail prices. If you get on their mailing list they’ll notify of estates sales they do from San Diego to Ventura. But, it’s at their monthly warehouse sales that they sell furniture that’s been pulled from storage units or estates that didn’t have time to arrange a formal sale. And the prices are so low ….their stupid!

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Just Like Home Affordable Furniture

Home Furnishings

I’m always looking for ways to save on home furnishings. A happy surprise came when I ventured into Just Like Home Affordable Furniture in Tarzana. Set back in an industrial office complex, this tiny showroom specializes in custom order, catalog, factory direct furniture from over a dozen different manufactures at 30%-80% off retail. They can charge less because they have a low overhead and a low mark up.

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Just Like The Model

The deals shine at Just Like The Model. This warehouse outlet is packed with steals on quality designer home furnishing at 40% -90% below retail.

How you may ask?  Just Like The Model sells new and used furniture from the model homes directly to the public. The new owners, Paul and Veronica have taken the helm and lowered the prices here to rock bottom. YAY!

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Legacy Center Furniture

I love discovering a great new resale furniture store. The excitement usually stems from seeing a great level of quality, a great sense of design, a great selection and outstanding prices!

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Liquidation Gallery

Tucked away in the back of an industrial complex is a warehouse outlet that hardy, intrepid, treasure seeking bargain shoppers will love, The Liquidation Gallery.

These guys are jobbers, buying inventories, odd lots and one-of-a-kind items from auctions, businesses, estate sales, factories, manufacturers, stores, distributors etc. Everything else is fair game and they go for rock bottom prices so they can resell these items, both new and used, at 25%-80% below market retail everyday

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Macy’s Backstage

Off Price Fashion & Home Outlet

This off price outlet resembles a mix of Ross Dress for Less with TJ Maxx and a bit of Nordtrom’s Rack influence thrown in. You’ll find brand name and designer clothing, shoes, handbags, accessories, home goods & décor at 25-65% below original retail.

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Macy’s Furniture Clearance Center

The Macy’s Furniture Clearance Center is one heck of a great outlet! You’ll find huge savings of 40-85% on home furnishings, rugs and mattresses. There are only 2 Macys Furniture Clearance Centers. One is here in Brea.

These are customer returns for the most part with a few showroom samples and discontinued thrown in.

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Modern Selections Outlet

Now you can get great quality Mid Century furniture designs at real serious savings!

At the Modern Selections outlet, you can save 30-80% on brand name and imported (non branded) furniture reproductions of classic Mid Century and modern home furnishings by such notables as Calligaris, Alphaville Design, Zuo Modern, Nuevo Living, Modloft, Innovation, Euro Concept, Euro Style and Adesso.

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Noteworthy Moving Systems

We sold our house, donated or sold of a ton of stuff and still had move 1500 sq feet of stuff. We had to hire a moving company.

Most companies gave quotes over the phone based on how many rooms and square footage. How could these companies accurately quote without seeing how much stuff or what kind of stuff you actually had to move or where you were moving to?

Then we contacted Noteworthy Moving Systems.

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One Stop Bargain Shopping

One stop outlets and sales

If you could get a large chunk of your shopping at one place, at much lower prices, wouldn’t you go? Ya, me too!

Here are several one-stop bargain shopping places to bag bargains on everything from electronics to lingerie for a lot less!

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Open Box Stores

With online shopping becoming the norm, internet stores are now taking even more customer returns. These open box items are then sold to liquidators like Open Box Stores that sell them to the public at 25%-65% below retail everyday.

Tucked into a corner of a mini mall, this good sized outlet is packed with just about everything. You’ll find toys, tools, sporting goods, furniture, small appliances, linens, apparel, office, kitchenware, gift, beauty and jewelry items that were returns, shelf pulls or new overstock items.

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P.E. Deans Consignments

If you want quality in home furnishings, but don’t have a big enough budget, one of the best solutions is shopping at Consignment Stores.

Furniture consignment stores generally offer quality, used, higher end designer pieces as well as vintage and antique pieces at well below originally retail.

P.E. Deans Consignments in Pasadena does just that in it’s easy to shop store.

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Pier 1 Imports Clearance Store

Home Furnishings & decor Outlet

If you’re a fan of Pier 1 Imports, you’ll love their Clearance store. Just two of these Clearance outlets exist nationwide. Luckily for us, one is right here in Montclair.

Opened earlier this year, this beautifully organized, clean and bright store has everything from napkins, linens and pillows to furniture, tableware, glassware and rugs at 25-70% off original retail.

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Pink Plum

If like me, you love to hunt for deals at Flea Markets, Thrifts and Vintage stores, you’ll love Pink Plum in Pasadena. This classic vintage, retro store has a wide array of items ranging from knick knacs and jewelry to furniture, home deco, shoes, clothing and accessories all under one roof at prices that are much less than what you’d expect.

Here they keep it real with vintage, used and antiques items generally running 20%-70% less than antique malls.

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Previously On

YES!! New on the home furnishings resale scene is film and prop reseller Previously On in Burbank. Owner Nick, buys up previously rented, used home furnishings and home décor from local film and television studios from TV shows and pilots that are either canceled or not picked up. The furniture has been used on set, but never used in a living situation.

This store front has savings of 20%-70% on both modern new and classic furniture….

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Researching Around Town

I visit a lot of stores that are great bargain stores. But some don’t always fit the mission of BargainsLA.  Just Friday, I had to pick up my kid in Santa Monica, so I left 4 hours early and stopped at a multitude of stores on route. Only one out of four fit the criteria. Here’s how it went down.

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Restoration Hardware Outlet

OMG! The Restoration Hardware has real savings of 20%-80% on their past seasons remaining product, floor models, customer returns, scratch & dent, overstock and discontinued product. You’ll find chairs, dining, sofas, chests, bookcases, beds, patio, cabinets, bedding, rugs, gift items and more here. So if you’re a fan of their designs, you may go a little bonkers.

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Revival Furniture

If you love Mid Century Furniture and eclectic home furnishings, you need to put Revival Furniture on your list of haunts.

This off the beaten path, funky little warehouse is were many dealers haunt to get the best pricing on one of a kind finds that they mark up and sell for 2-3 times the price to Westside and Hollywood hipsters.

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Sam Liquidator Furniture

Brand name furniture is not a guarantee of quality any more. Which makes having to buy new furniture a cautious affaire, whether you buy at retail or at a discounter. So if you have to work harder to shop, you should save some money.

Sam Liquidator Furniture in Ontario has really good buys on a huge selection of furniture with savings of 40%-70% on brand name furniture ...

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Start Rescue Resale Store

If you love cats or dogs, but cannot adopt, foster or rescue yourself, you can still support organizations that help animals get adopted. Just by shopping at or donated items at the Start Rescue Resale Store.

This little boutique like store is a mash-up of a high-end resale and thrift store goods at savings of 40%-70% off original retail.

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The Long Beach Antique Market

On the Third Sunday of every month, The Long Beach Antique Market happens at Veterans Stadium on the Long Beach Community College Campus.

Packed with hundreds of vendors, (over 600 on this last visit) you’ll find everything from Victorian treasures to Mid Century furniture and jewelry to re-purposed/ distressed items at prices that average 30%-60% below market retail.

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The Pottery Barn Warehouse Outlet

So ya want Pottery Barn furniture, but can’t afford the retail price. No worries…. You have the Pottery Barn Warehouse Outlet right here in West Covina. find overstock, discontinued and customer returns in both perfect condition, stained and scratch & dent from Pottery Barn, PB Teen, West Elm and William Sonoma Home. Savings run 20%-60%  off original retail at the Warehouse Outlet with most savings in the 30%-40% off range. But right now everything is an additional 40% off!

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This N That

While out and about in the OC last week, I came across a charming little thrift/ consignment store, call This N That.

Initially I stopped in cause I tend to love little hole in the wall stores that sell used items. But as I wandered thru the place I noticed the prices are at least 10%-50% lower than other resale / thrifts.

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Top 10 Bargain Sources for 2016

Here they are…our top 10 new Bargain Sources for 2016!

Another year gone and well over 70 new hot bargain places reviewed. Here’s the best of the best.

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Top 10 Bargain Sources for 2017

Here they are…our Top 10 new Bargain Sources for 2017!

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Top 10 Bargain Sources for 2018

Every year we research nearly 100 discount outlets, warehouses, off prices sellers and discount stores. Some get a good review… some don’t.

Of the ones we reviewed in 2018, here are our top picks! Our Frugal Bugle Awards….

Our Top 10 New Bargain Sources for 2018!

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Wear It Once, Wear It Twice

I started shopping children’s resale stores when our daughter was born.  I saved thousands of dollars on her wardrobe, toys, books, furniture etc. Considering it costs over 200,000 to raise one kid to age 18, saving money is important, no matter what income bracket you’re in.

For parents in the San Fernando Valley, a good resource is Wear it Once Wear it Twice children’s resale in Burbank

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World Plus Consignment

Consignment Furniture Outlet

Wow, home furnishings consignment store, World Plus Consignments is gonna knock your socks off with their huge selection of unique home furnishings at substantial savings!

Here you’ll find a contemporary and eclectic collection of home furnishings, art, décor and gift items priced at 30%-70% below original retail.

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Yellow Tag Closeouts

Consider yourself a bargain hunter? Then you’ve found your calling at Yellow Tag Closeouts.

This fun, eclectic, slight chaotic neighborhood closeout store has discounts of 20-70% on name brand liquidated goods from Costco, Amazon, Walmart, Target and others.

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Z Gallerie Outlet

Home Furnishings

The Z Gallerie outlet sells scratch and dent, customer returns, damaged floor models, discontinued, overstock and some canceled orders, all at 50%-70% off.

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