Budget Shopping Tip: Shop by SKU Number


Here’s a hot tip from one of my sources—use the SKU number (the numbers underneath the bar codes on the price tag) to find your favorite items online for less. Entering the SKU number, and sometimes the style number into Google, can help you find your favorite item for less on sites like eBay. Furthermore, many online discount/off price stores like SmartBargains.com and Overstock.com, are not allowed to use the name of certain designers mid level designers like Jones New York and Tahari (which is why they’ll say something like “name brand designer suit”, when selling their items at discount prices, but will have the SKU numbers listed on the page.

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  1. […] I’ve heard of people who can shop by tag.   The people who can tell you how long an item has been in the store, and where it came from. I just assumed I’d never be one of them without some serious retail experience, or education in styling.  Well, that’s true. I’ll still probably never be one of them.  But at least I’m a little closer after this post from our friends over at The Budget Fashionista on how to Shop by Sku. […]

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