Is anyone else underwhelmed by the outlets?
Original post made by Michelle on Dec 13, 2012
I hope it does work out, but the parking lot was half empty when we left during in the evening at about 7:00. We had no problem finding a space near the entrance when we arrived in the afternoon. Not good signs in my book.
on Dec 13, 2012 at 7:27 pm
I was planning on dropping by sometime out of curiosity, but in reviewing the outlet's website in advance, I didn't see a single store that really interested me. Lot's of "designer fashion" stores and over 20 shoe stores. I decided to pass on going there. Granted, I'm probably not the sort of customer they have in mind. But if the outlet has so little appeal to an "average Joe" like me with not even a single of their stores having any special attraction to me, then I have to wonder how this outlet will fare once the novelty wears off. Don't know if it's my imagination or not, but it seems that when I drive by on the freeway the outlet's parking lots are fairly empty considering that we're in the middle of the biggest shopping season of the year.
on Dec 14, 2012 at 9:31 am
As a typical guy who hates shopping all I can say to the outlets is Amazon and eBay, suckers. If you don't have killer deals on things I really need then forget it.
on Dec 14, 2012 at 10:08 am
As a woman who buys few clothes, but those being well made with a classic style (typically Talbots) I will not be buying at the Outlets. They closed their store in the mall, but manufacturers typically produce a different line (Talbots does) for their outlet market than their store market. Now I'll be going up to Walnut Creek the 2 times a year I shop for clothes.