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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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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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Free L.A.

The holidays are always a great time to spend time with family and friends. But finding fun Holiday stuff or any fun things in LA that are cheap or free is even harder.

Well, only if you don’t have the new version of FREE LA by Troy Corley. This hip pocket travel guide highlights over 400 family friendly free fun things to do in the L.A. Metro area.

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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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Mattel’s Toy Outlet

Toys

Don’t know where to buy safe, good toys for the kids? Hold on to your seats cause getting kids toys and gifts just got a whole lot cheaper. The Mattel Toy Store, the official outlet for Mattel and Fisher-Price has direct to the public outlets with savings of 35%-80%!

Being a good Santa just became affordable!

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Mother’s Secret

When my daughter was little, one of my favorite haunts was a kids resale boutique in Orange called Mothers Secret. I would regularly stop after work and pick up a few items and chat with other Moms. It was a great resource for my fast growing kid.

Since my last visit, the store has moved down the street from the old location.

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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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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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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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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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