Suzanne O’Connor’s Bargains LA

The Premiere Bargain Hunting, Bargain Shopping & Sample Sales Guide for the Los Angeles Area.

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Housewares

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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Arcadia Discount Outlet

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Discount Outlet

YAY! There’s a new gem of an outlet warehouse in the San Gabriel Valley, Arcadia Discount Outlet. Here you’ll find department Store & Big Box Store overstock, shelf pulls, end of season, scratch & dent, floor models, open box and freight damaged product from Costco, HSN, Macy’s, Target, Home Depot & others at pricing that is 40-80% off original retail.

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California Closeouts and Liquidations

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Wholesale Liquidators

California Closeouts and Liquidations is one of those great places that true bargain hunters flock to with closeouts and liquidated merchandise from manufacturers, distributors, stores closings and freight lines. California Closeouts sells to the public at 40%-80% below original retail on housewares, apparel, office and school supplies, toys, home décor, hardware, pet supplies, grocery, sundries, auto and electronics can be found here.

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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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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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Citadel Outlets

I do like the Citadel Outlet Mall. I like the layout, food court and concierge.

But like every other outlet mall, the Citadel Outlets are now a mix of real genuine outlets mixed with “faux” factory outlets and retail stores with a sale section.

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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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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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Gibson Factory Outlet

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.

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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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King Richards Antique Mall

Antique Home Furnishings

One of our favorite Holiday traditional pastimes is visiting local antique stores & malls. Most antique malls, stores and dealers have been hard hit by the recession and have lowered prices or a more willing to bargain.

The market has dropped and if you love antiques and can afford to buy, this is a good time.

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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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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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Thanksgiving & Holiday Entertaining

Thanksgiving and the Holidays are literally around the corner and if you’re entertaining guests, having a party or going to any parties, it’s time to get prepped!

Though we can’t give you any real cooking tips, we can help you get extra plates and place settings, linens as well as hostess gifts and gourmet foods for less. Here are some great bargain sources to help make your Holiday celebration shine.

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The Dish Depot

Restaurant Supply Warehouse

The Dish Depot in Glendale is a hidden gem. This rough around the edges restaurant supply warehouse is open to the public with savings of up to 70% on dishware, cooking tools, pans, flatware and more

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The House Depot

Often shopping at discount outlets means going out of your way.

Not so at the House Depot in Pasadena. Located inside the Colorado Paseo, here you’ll save 30-85% on bedding, housewares, bath, patio, toys, dishware, and home décor.

Liquidating for Target, Costco, JC Penny and others, the selection was great… and the prices, OMG!

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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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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 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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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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