J.Crew Factory, REI Outlet and Saks Off Fifth are all outlet stores that offer online shopping. Amazon.com is an example of an online-only retailer that offers an online outlet without a brick and mortar outlet store.
J.Crew's online factory outlet offers a free membership program. Members receive early access to new merchandise each month, free shipping on this new merchandise, flash sales and exclusive deals. Site members also receive a special birthday offer every year: 20 percent off and free shipping for purchases made on the customer's birthday.
REI's online outlet store offers 40 to 60 percent off retail prices. Customers receive free home delivery for orders over $50 and free in-store pickup for all online orders. Items and prices found on REI's online outlet are not available in REI stores. Its items include overstock, discontinued and cosmetically blemished items.
Saks Off Fifth is the online outlet store for Saks Fifth Avenue. It offers up to 70 percent off retail prices. Customers qualify for free shipping on orders of $75 or more. The site also offers a clearance section with further discounts on its outlet prices.
Amazon.com's outlet store offers discounts on clearance and overstock merchandise, as well as items with manufacturer price markdowns. It also provides special sales for customers with Amazon Prime memberships.