I always check the clearance rack first. The purpose of a clearance rack is to sell refurbished or discontinued items. Clearance racks tend to have limited quantities, styles and sizes, but they have great discounts. Often the discount is 50% to 70% off the retail price.
Chain stores have found that the web is a great way to clear excess inventory from their stores. As a result, you will generally find a much broader selection of goods on the clearance racks on the net than at local stores. The following are a few of the name brand stores with good clearance racks.
The outlet store at BackCountry.com carries overstock and clearance from the world's favorite online sporting goods store. You will find everything from apparel that can stand against the elements to climbing gear and nordic skis.
The prices start low at Walmart. If you really want to treat yourself to good deals, you ought to see what is on their clearance rack. The clearance rack includes clothes, toys, sporting goods, jewelry and items for the home. (more bargains)