Just the mention of a warehouse sale will get you either excited or scared. We have seen and read about the craziness that happens around these sales. From the hundreds of eagerly patient customers waiting in line, to those who are cutting and fighting their way through, one can not help but burst in the energy at these events.
So what is a Warehouse Sale?
A warehouse sale is a sale organized by designers or store owners for a limited period of time. Most sales include left over stock from previous seasons. In some cases, though rarely, they may also include new season stock and popular brands. Most store owners arrange warehouse sales to clear old stock so that they can create space for new stock. Examples of known warehouse sales include the semi annual Macy’s sale, TDW Closeouts, Barney’s warehouse sale, Levi’s 70% off sale and many others.
The Reasons you should attend a Warehouse Sale
Despite the long ques and crazy crowds, going for a warehouse sale comes with a lot of benefits. Here are just a few to get you shopping at the next one.
Did someone say discounts! This should probably be the number one reason to motivate you to go for a warehouse sale. At most sales, you will find discounts up to 50-80% off the retail price. Talk about a cheap bargain!
Whether you are a fashionista or someone who doesn’t shop regularly, you are in the right place. A lot of these sales will include a variety of merchandise ranging from clothes, shoes, furniture, books, toys among others. Even if the sale is specific to one category like clothes, you will find different types of clothes, different designers, and other choices. Basically, whatever you want, chances are you will find it at your next warehouse sale.
The items on display at warehouse sales are mostly of good quality, and the best part is since they are for clearance purposes, they will sell at a lower price than normal. This is possibly the only place where you can get both quality and quantity.
4. Special prizes and gifts
Some warehouse sales may also offer special prizes and gifts to its customers as a token of their appreciation. These prizes include tickets to a concert, coupons, vouchers, a chance to participate in a lucky dip, paid holidays among other prizes. The purpose of this is to encourage more shoppers and make the experience fun for all.
5.One of a kind piece
If you are looking for one of a kind vintage pieces, you may be lucky to spot a few at a warehouse sale. Finding these pieces requires a lot of patience and time. Therefore, do not rush and have some fun, your vintage item may just be at the corner or laying on the floor of the store.
I hope we have given you enough reasons to attend a warehouse sale. Be sure to always look out for your favorite stores’ upcoming sales. You do not want to miss out on the next experience. One tip is to be open minded and expect anything. Also, wear some flats- you may be there the whole day.