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Outlets vs. Retail Price Comparison Table

Our holiday shopping list included desirable gifts for a variety of recipients, as well as a few other things for the season. Those holiday items are highlighted in blue. We also compared the prices of many other products at the outlets and the retail mall, both before and after discounts.
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BRAND PRODUCT OUTLET Before Discounts OUTLET After Discounts RETAIL Before Discounts RETAIL After Discounts PRICE DIFFERENCE Before Discounts WINNER Before Discounts PERCENT SAVINGS Before Discounts PRICE DIFFERENCE After Discounts
WINNER After Discounts
PERCENT SAVINGS After Discounts
HOLIDAY LIST TOTAL:
$1,468.28
$1,240.15
$1,915.48
$1,756.62
$447.20
OUTLETS
23.3%
$516.47
OUTLETS
29.4%
GRAND TOTAL:
$4,577.36
$3,607.37
$5,717.03
$5,117.72
$1,139.67
OUTLETS
19.9%
$1,510.35
OUTLETS
29.5%
Gap
Men's Boxers or Boxer Briefs
$9.99
$9.99
$12.50
$10.00
$2.51
OUTLET
20.1%
$0.01
OUTLET
0.1%
Men's Dress Socks (2)
$7.99
$7.99
$15.00
$12.00
$7.01
OUTLET
46.7%
$4.01
OUTLET
33.4%
Men's Thermal Tee
$24.99
$12.50
$26.95
$13.48
$1.96
OUTLET
7.3%
$0.98
OUTLET
7.3%
Men's Polo
$29.50
$12.99
$29.50
$20.65
$0.00
NONE
0.0%
$7.66
OUTLET
37.1%
Men's Leather Belt
$24.99
$24.99
$39.50
$39.50
$14.51
OUTLET
36.7%
$14.51
OUTLET
36.7%
Men's Jeans
$49.99
$29.99
$59.95
$59.95
$9.96
OUTLET
16.6%
$29.96
OUTLET
50.0%
Women's Long-Sleeve V-Neck Tee
$19.99
$6.99
$16.50
$16.50
$3.49
RETAIL
17.5%
$9.51
OUTLET
57.6%
Women's Skinny Jeans
$49.99
$14.99
$69.95
$69.95
$19.96
OUTLET
28.5%
$54.96
OUTLET
78.6%
Women's Cardigan
$39.99
$31.99
$44.95
$22.48
$4.96
OUTLET
11.0%
$9.51
RETAIL
29.7%
Women's Socks (3)
$7.99
$7.99
$15.00
$12.00
$7.01
OUTLET
46.7%
$4.01
OUTLET
33.4%
Women's Pashmina Scarf
$14.99
$14.99
$29.95
$23.96
$14.96
OUTLET
49.9%
$8.97
OUTLET
37.4%
TOTAL:
$280.40
$175.40
$359.75
$300.47
$79.35
OUTLET
22.1%
$125.07
OUTLET
41.6%
Banana Republic
Men's Boxers
$12.99
$12.99
$18.50
$18.50
$5.51
OUTLET
29.8%
$5.51
OUTLET
29.8%
Men's Boxer Briefs
$14.99
$14.99
$19.50
$19.50
$4.51
OUTLET
23.1%
$4.51
OUTLET
23.1%
Men's Dress Socks (5)
$20.00
$20.00
$52.50
$52.50
$32.50
OUTLET
61.9%
$32.50
OUTLET
61.9%
Men's Chinos
$49.99
$34.99
$59.50
$59.50
$9.51
OUTLET
16.0%
$24.51
OUTLET
41.2%
Men's Merino V-Neck
$69.99
$52.49
$59.50
$59.50
$10.49
RETAIL
15.0%
$7.01
OUTLET
11.8%
Men's Jeans
$69.99
$41.99
$69.50
$69.50
$0.49
RETAIL
0.7%
$27.51
OUTLET
39.6%
Men's Button-Down Dress Shirt
$54.99
$22.00
$79.50
$79.50
$24.51
OUTLET
30.8%
$57.50
OUTLET
72.3%
Women's Button-Neck Sweater
$59.99
$47.99
$59.50
$59.50
$0.49
RETAIL
0.8%
$11.51
OUTLET
19.3%
Women's V-Neck Sweater
$49.99
$34.99
$59.50
$59.50
$9.51
OUTLET
16.0%
$24.51
OUTLET
41.2%
Women's Cardigan
$69.99
$21.00
$69.50
$69.50
$0.49
RETAIL
0.7%
$48.50
OUTLET
69.8%
Women's Jeans
$59.99
$47.99
$79.50
$79.50
$19.51
OUTLET
24.5%
$31.51
OUTLET
39.6%
Women's Trouser Socks
$7.99
$7.99
$8.50
$8.50
$0.51
OUTLET
6.0%
$0.51
OUTLET
6.0%
Women's Long-Sleeve Scoop-Neck Tee
$29.99
$15.00
$29.50
$29.50
$0.49
RETAIL
1.6%
$14.50
OUTLET
49.2%
TOTAL:
$570.88
$374.41
$664.50
$664.50
$93.62
OUTLET
14.1%
$290.09
OUTLET
43.7%
Gymboree
Holiday Dress
$39.99
$29.99
$56.95
$56.95
$16.96
OUTLET
29.8%
$26.96
OUTLET
47.3%
Tights
$9.99
$7.49
$14.95
$14.95
$4.96
OUTLET
33.2%
$7.46
OUTLET
49.9%
Boys' Argyle Sweater
$27.99
$20.99
$36.95
$36.95
$8.96
OUTLET
24.2%
$15.96
OUTLET
43.2%
Boys' Pants
$24.99
$18.74
$32.95
$32.95
$7.96
OUTLET
24.2%
$14.21
OUTLET
43.1%
Boys' Button-Down Shirt
$18.99
$14.24
$29.95
$29.95
$10.96
OUTLET
36.6%
$15.71
OUTLET
52.5%
Boys' Dress Socks
$3.99
$2.99
$3.25
$3.25
$0.74
RETAIL
18.5%
$0.26
OUTLET
8.0%
Boys'/Girls' Cotton PJs
$16.95
$16.95
$21.95
$21.95
$5.00
OUTLET
22.8%
$5.00
OUTLET
22.8%
Baby One-Piece With Feet
$15.99
$15.99
$26.95
$26.95
$10.96
OUTLET
40.7%
$10.96
OUTLET
40.7%
Boys' Briefs (3)
$12.99
$12.99
$15.00
$15.00
$2.01
OUTLET
13.4%
$2.01
OUTLET
13.4%
Boys' Boxer Briefs (2)
$10.99
$10.99
$15.00
$15.00
$4.01
OUTLET
26.7%
$4.01
OUTLET
26.7%
Boys' Socks (3)
$13.99
$13.99
$9.75
$9.75
$4.24
RETAIL
30.3%
$4.24
OUTLET
30.3%
Girls' Panties (3)
$10.99
$10.99
$15.00
$15.00
$4.01
OUTLET
26.7%
$4.01
OUTLET
26.7%
Girls' Socks
$2.49
$2.49
$4.25
$4.25
$1.76
OUTLET
41.4%
$1.76
OUTLET
41.4%
TOTAL:
$210.33
$178.83
$282.90
$282.90
$72.57
OUTLET
25.7%
$104.07
OUTLET
36.8%
Carter's
(Retail from Dillard's)
Poly Blanket Sleeper
$20.00
$10.00
$10.99
$10.99
$9.01
RETAIL
45.1%
$0.99
OUTLET
9.0%
Baby Bodysuit & Pants Set
$18.00
$9.00
$9.99
$9.99
$8.01
RETAIL
44.5%
$0.99
OUTLET
9.9%
Three-Piece Little Layette Set
$20.00
$20.00
$10.99
$10.99
$9.01
RETAIL
45.1%
$9.01
RETAIL
45.1%
TOTAL:
$58.00
$39.00
$31.97
$31.97
$26.03
RETAIL
44.9%
$7.03
RETAIL
18.0%
Kate Spade
(Retail from Nordstrom)
Black Leather Tote
$325.00
$227.50
$395.00
$395.00
$70.00
OUTLET
17.7%
$167.50
OUTLET
42.4%
iPhone 4 Hard Case
$40.00
$40.00
$40.00
$40.00
$0.00
NONE
0.0%
$0.00
NONE
0.0%
Signature Bangles
$88.00
$61.60
$88.00
$88.00
$0.00
NONE
0.0%
$26.40
OUTLET
30.0%
TOTAL:
$453.00
$329.10
$523.00
$523.00
$70.00
OUTLET
13.4%
$193.90
OUTLET
37.1%
Coach
Madison Collection Maggie Handbag
$598.00
$335.00
$498.00
$498.00
$100.00
RETAIL
16.7%
$163.00
OUTLET
32.7%
Universal Cell Phone / Camera Case
$88.00
$47.00
$48.00
$48.00
$40.00
RETAIL
45.5%
$1.00
OUTLET
2.1%
Poppy Universal Case
$68.00
$39.00
$68.00
$68.00
$0.00
NONE
0.0%
$29.00
OUTLET
42.6%
Tablet Case
$89.00
$89.00
$198.00
$198.00
$109.00
OUTLET
55.1%
$109.00
OUTLET
55.1%
Silk Scarf
$29.00
$29.00
$98.00
$98.00
$69.00
OUTLET
70.4%
$69.00
OUTLET
70.4%
Men's Heritage Stripe Wallet
$148.00
$82.88
$148.00
$148.00
$0.00
NONE
0.0%
$65.12
OUTLET
44.0%
TOTAL:
$1,020.00
$621.88
$1,058.00
$1,058.00
$38.00
OUTLET
3.6%
$436.12
OUTLET
41.2%
Restoration Hardware
Italian Satin Stitch Hotel Sheeting, Queen Set
$148.99
$148.99
$249.00
$249.00
$100.01
OUTLET
40.2%
$100.01
OUTLET
40.2%
Italian Satin Stitch Hotel Sheeting, Standard Sham
$46.99
$46.99
$79.00
$79.00
$32.01
OUTLET
40.5%
$32.01
OUTLET
40.5%
Turkish Bath Sheet
$31.99
$31.99
$54.00
$54.00
$22.01
OUTLET
40.8%
$22.01
OUTLET
40.8%
Turkish Bath Towel (2)
$37.98
$37.98
$56.00
$56.00
$18.02
OUTLET
32.2%
$18.02
OUTLET
32.2%
Turkish Hand Towel (2)
$24.98
$24.98
$36.00
$36.00
$11.02
OUTLET
30.6%
$11.02
OUTLET
30.6%
Turkish Wash Cloth (2)
$10.98
$10.98
$18.00
$18.00
$7.02
OUTLET
39.0%
$7.02
OUTLET
39.0%
Turkish Bath Mat
$18.99
$18.99
$26.00
$26.00
$7.01
OUTLET
27.0%
$7.01
OUTLET
27.0%
TOTAL:
$320.90
$320.90
$518.00
$518.00
$197.10
OUTLET
38.1%
$197.10
OUTLET
38.1%
L'Occitane
Lavender Gift Pack
$36.00
$36.00
$44.00
$44.00
$8.00
OUTLET
18.2%
$8.00
OUTLET
18.2%
Gift Set of 4 Shea Butter Soaps
$16.00
$16.00
$28.00
$28.00
$12.00
OUTLET
42.9%
$12.00
OUTLET
42.9%
Travel-Size Toiletries
$4.00
$4.00
$8.00
$8.00
$4.00
OUTLET
50.0%
$4.00
OUTLET
50.0%
Shea Butter Hand Cream
$26.00
$26.00
$26.00
$26.00
$0.00
NONE
0.0%
$0.00
NONE
0.0%
Verbena Shower Gel
$20.00
$20.00
$20.00
$20.00
$0.00
NONE
0.0%
$0.00
NONE
0.0%
TOTAL:
$102.00
$102.00
$126.00
$126.00
$24.00
OUTLET
19.0%
$24.00
OUTLET
19.0%
Samsonite
(Retail from Macy's)
21" Soft-Side Carry-On
$199.95
$199.95
$300.00
$149.99
$100.05
OUTLET
33.4%
$49.96
RETAIL
25.0%
24" / 25" Soft-Side Carry-On
$229.95
$229.95
$360.00
$179.99
$130.05
OUTLET
36.1%
$49.96
RETAIL
21.7%
29" Soft-Side Carry-On
$259.95
$259.95
$420.00
$209.99
$160.05
OUTLET
38.1%
$49.96
RETAIL
19.2%
TOTAL:
$689.85
$689.85
$1,080.00
$539.97
$390.15
OUTLET
36.1%
$149.88
RETAIL
21.7%
Le Creuset
12" x 9" Rectangular Baker
$50.00
$50.00
$54.99
$54.99
$4.99
OUTLET
9.1%
$4.99
OUTLET
9.1%
9" Oval Baker
$30.00
$30.00
$32.99
$32.99
$2.99
OUTLET
9.1%
$2.99
OUTLET
9.1%
Cast Iron 5.5-Quart Round Dutch Oven
$199.00
$199.00
$239.99
$239.99
$40.99
OUTLET
17.1%
$40.99
OUTLET
17.1%
Cast Iron 7.25-Quart Round Dutch Oven
$233.00
$233.00
$279.99
$279.99
$46.99
OUTLET
16.8%
$46.99
OUTLET
16.8%
TOTAL:
$512.00
$512.00
$607.96
$607.96
$95.96
OUTLET
15.8%
$95.96
OUTLET
15.8%
Calphalon
(Retail from Macy's and Williams-Sonoma)
Contemporary 3-Quart Saute Pan With Lid
$60.00
$24.00
$160.00
$160.00
$100.00
OUTLET
62.5%
$136.00
OUTLET
85.0%
Unison 10" Frying Pan
$125.00
$100.00
$129.95
$129.95
$4.95
OUTLET
3.8%
$29.95
OUTLET
23.0%
Unison 3-Quart Saucepan With Lid
$175.00
$140.00
$175.00
$175.00
$0.00
NONE
0.0%
$35.00
OUTLET

20.0%

TOTAL:
$360.00
$264.00
$464.95
$464.95
$104.95
OUTLET
22.6%
$200.95
OUTLET
43.2%

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