Is there any way to get Banana Republic Chinos a little cheaper than 100 a pair? I want to buy a couple of different colors and was wondering if there are bulk buy discounts anywhere.

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Just a note that outlet banana republic (three diamonds) and retail banana republic are produced in two different factories and are of markedly different quality


BR does 40% off sales all the time, wait for that and make your move.


Deloitte 1’s comment is true of many apparel brands: outlet started as a channel to move excess inventory, but is now filled with separate product lines. If you want prime retail goods at a discount, you’re better off at Nordstrom Rack or Neiman Marcus Last Call


Also if you can find an outlet mall you can get them for under $50


if you’re paying $100 for BR chinos, you’re doing it wrong


Even Nordstrom rack has separate product lines.. though it does carry some real stuff too


Have you tried banana hammock?


Google banana factory

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Manager 1 you’re right that Rack has Rack Private label, but most of their volume is what the industry calls “exhaust:” excess inventory towards the end of the season that didn’t move at full price. This is why you have to deal with “broken assortments:” an item you like at a great price, but sold out in your size.

If anyone is interested in a “watch list” that would alert you when something you want is on deep discount and available in your size, would love to discuss how your like it to work

Outlet is not equal to the real thing...

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