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Quiz | May 2013

Outlet Malls: Deal or No Deal?

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Outlet stores lure droves of shoppers every year -- from moms looking for back-to-school bargains to holiday gift-givers in search of can't-miss deals on brand-name items. However, with increasing competition from luxury flash-sale sites, discount mass retailers such as TJ Maxx and Wal-Mart, and frequent in-store promotions at full-price retail stores, knowing a real markdown from a come-on is getting trickier.

Here are eight product categories -- shoes, electronics, suits, children's clothing, luggage, gym apparel, cookware and jewelry. See if you can spot the real outlet mall deal from just another purchase.

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