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Brands Outlet Stores That Are Actually Better Than The Real Thing  

Werner Brandes
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List Rules Upvote the brands that have the best outlet stores.

Sometimes the brand you love is just a little bit too expensive. Thankfully, the brands on this list all have excellent outlet and factory store locations, with discounted prices. Outlet malls are destinations for families and tourists alike, all looking to score great deals on high-end brands. Factory outlets offer overstock and unsold inventory from previous seasons at lower prices than you would normally pay, but still offer the quality you expect from these top brands.

From Nike sneakers to Levi's jeans, at outlets you can get great items for a good value. You can also find pricey brands like Coach and Ralph Lauren, home essentials from Le Creuset and Williams-Sonoma, and outerwear from brands like The North Face and Columbia Sportswear.

Not all outlet stores are created equal, but the brands on this list have all succeeded at giving their loyal shoppers great options and have the best outlet stores around. Which outlet stores do you think are the best? Cast your votes below or add an awesome outlet all bargain shoppers should know about that isn't already on the list.

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216 68
Nike, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Outlet Stores That Are Actually Better Than The Real Thing
Nike, Inc. Fashion accessory, Sports equipment, Clothing

2
161 71
Adidas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Outlet Stores That Are Actually Better Than The Real Thing
Adidas Fashion accessory, Sports equipment, Design

3
122 88
Converse is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Outlet Stores That Are Actually Better Than The Real Thing
Converse Sports equipment, Footwear Manufacturing

4
108 79
Under Armour is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Outlet Stores That Are Actually Better Than The Real Thing
Under Armour Clothing

5
105 83
Ralph Lauren Corporation is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Outlet Stores That Are Actually Better Than The Real Thing
Polo Ralph Lauren Textile, Design, Clothing

6
105 88
Gap Inc. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Outlet Stores That Are Actually Better Than The Real Thing
Gap Inc. Family Clothing Stores, Retail

7
96 79
Reebok is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Outlet Stores That Are Actually Better Than The Real Thing
Reebok Sports equipment

8
87 80
Vans is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Outlet Stores That Are Actually Better Than The Real Thing

9
79 75
Columbia Sportswear is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Outlet Stores That Are Actually Better Than The Real Thing

10
82 84
Coach, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Outlet Stores That Are Actually Better Than The Real Thing
Coach, Inc. Fashion accessory, Clothing, Footwear Manufacturing

11
71 81
Tommy Hilfiger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Outlet Stores That Are Actually Better Than The Real Thing

12
69 84
Yankee Candle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Outlet Stores That Are Actually Better Than The Real Thing
Yankee Candle Manufacturing

13
65 80
Guess is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Outlet Stores That Are Actually Better Than The Real Thing
Guess Fashion, Clothing, Retail

14
57 77
Fossil is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Outlet Stores That Are Actually Better Than The Real Thing

15
56 88
Banana Republic is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Outlet Stores That Are Actually Better Than The Real Thing
Banana Republic Retail, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing

16
43 77
Van Heusen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Outlet Stores That Are Actually Better Than The Real Thing

17
3 13
Parklander is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Outlet Stores That Are Actually Better Than The Real Thing
MichaelZacka added Parklander

18
45 90
J.Crew is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Outlet Stores That Are Actually Better Than The Real Thing
J.Crew Retail, Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores

19
44 90
Le Creuset is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Outlet Stores That Are Actually Better Than The Real Thing

20
37 79
Izod is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Outlet Stores That Are Actually Better Than The Real Thing

21
35 78
Williams-Sonoma is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Outlet Stores That Are Actually Better Than The Real Thing
Williams-Sonoma Retail, Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores

22
29 85
Perfumania is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Outlet Stores That Are Actually Better Than The Real Thing