The exterior corner of a shopping mall extends into a blue sky dotted with dense clouds. The retail center is built out of cream and red stucco, and includes detailed ironwork. There are two lampposts in the photograph.
A young woman in a green jacket holds a variety of different colored and sized shopping bags, after a successful outing to an outlet mall. The woman's happy expression indicates that she found the items she was looking for, and for a reasonable price.
Outlet malls consist of a number of brand name discount stores in one location. Often large outlet malls are located outside city limits and people may travel long distances to shop at them.
A stone and stucco storefront, one corner of an outlet mall, is displayed in the center of a blue sky. The empty building will soon be filled with merchandise, employees, and shoppers.
To save money while holiday shopping, it might seem like a good idea to head to the outlets. But beware: Outlet malls can cause even the most disciplined shopper to overspend, especially this ...
Donna Rosato. Consumer Reports. Sun, 9 Dec 2018 06:02:15 -0500.