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Jul 31, 2011

THE PRICE IS FINALLY RIGHT

I have often commented on your blog posts about how you guys in the US get the best shopping deals.

Where I live in Canada, not too far from the border, the clearance sections in the stores take off about 10% and call that a clearance. What? A $100.00 item is clearance priced at $90.00? I don’t think so.

Yesterday I went to a clearance centre for the  Sears store to look for some tops for work mostly. This is a separate store not part of the regular stores and is all clearance items.

Finally someplace that understands how to clear out merchandise.

Not only was this stuff at a low clearance price but they were taking a further 25% off at the checkout. If I had used my Sears credit card they would have taken off more still.

Here is what I bought….wait until you see the total price

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The column on the left is a black skort, a coral, white and cream coloured turtleneck (think fall) and a black tee.

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The second column is a nice green faux suede jacket with a zip front and an ivory colour silky shirt.

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The 3rd column shows a coral sleeveless shirt and a lovely striped shirt.

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Last but not least was a 2 piece set. A beautiful yellow silky tee with a sheer overshirt with a pretty butterfly design.

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What did I pay for all this booty? 10 pieces of clothing for $74.00 before our taxes. I would have bought a lot more but because I am only 5’ tall but wear a large size of clothing the sleeves are often too long for me. I will shorten the sleeves on the green jacket but the clothing I left behind had fancy cuffs and stuff that I would not want to try to alter.

That my friends, is what I call a clearance!!!

15 comments:

Gardening in a Sandbox said...

I think you are going to look like a million bucks. V

Maureen said...

Cool beans!

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Good for you! It's always nice to find a good bargain-enjoy:@)

Ali said...

Nice haul Lori!

Beverly @ The Buzz said...

You done good!

Natasha in Oz said...

You did very well! I wish we had good bargains over here in Australia. I so agree with you about the prices of things in the US. It is so expensive here too.

Best wishes for a great week,
Natasha.

Deb from WhatsInMyAttic said...

I love a deal! Good job.

Diane said...

You are such a savvy shopper! Well done, you did excellent at Sears - I like the yellow shirts, I may have to borrow them sometime! Diane

La said...

Nice haul! Don't you love it?!

jojo said...

sweet deal...you really scored some beauties!

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

I always love a deal! And you got a great stash there for just a little moola!
Think what all of it would have been full price! I love bargain shopping!
Happy Week,
Cindy

Peg said...

Great deals! Sounds like a place I'd like to visit!

MiMi said...

Seriously, 10% off is a clearance?? Oy!
You got some seriously cute stuff! :)

@eloh said...

Good stuff!......I'm a 6 footer.... learned to sew when I was a rugrat. I got tired of buying pants and wearing peddle-pushers. I guess they are called "capi" now days.... don't like them either.

Man your page has really grown!

Kathleen said...

Good for you! I couldn't live there. I need my 90% off sales to keep me going! :)

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