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Amazon's secret outlet is a hotbed of deals — save up to 70% for Memorial Day

Updated ·5-min read
air purifier, hammock, stick vacuum, knife set, eye cream
Snap up outlet savings without leaving home! (Photo: Amazon)

Going outlet shopping is such a dilemma: On the one hand, you can score tons of savings from a variety of premier retailers; on the other, you have to actually drive there and schlep around from store to store. At least you used to: Turns out Amazon has its own secret overstock outlet online. It’s packed with thousands of incredible items — browse through this massive repository for oodles of electronics, essentials for the kitchen and home, beauty basics, bestselling books and music, tons of fashion finds and even goodies for Fluffy and Fido. Ready for some not-to-be-missed Memorial Day markdowns on a No. 1 bestselling hammock, a highly rated Bissell air purifier and more? These are our picks:

Your dull knives could probably use an upgrade, and this snazzy 12-piece set by Cuisinart is priced just right. It includes nine knives, kitchen shears, a sharpening steel and a wooden block for neatly storing it all.
$50 at Amazon

"Since purchasing this product, I have a whole new approach to cooking!" said this chef of the future. . "It's been many years (if ever) since I had such a great set of knives. I've tried new recipes because they make it so much easier to peel, slice, chop, etc."


Musicozy Sleep Headphones Headband

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Block out bright lights, snoring and other distracting sounds while you snooze with this top-selling eye mask. It can run for up to 10 hours on a single charge, and you can pair it with your phone or tablet.
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$19 at Amazon

"This mask blocks light better than any I’ve tried before and feels much more comfortable too," wrote a happy customer. "The pad along the nose is so soft and does such a good job of blocking out light where it always seems to come in when wearing a mask. The sound is good and the headphones are very small, so it doesn’t bother me when I sleep with this on."

Planning any vacations? You'll want some sturdy luggage, and this sleek, hard-sided two-piece set is an absolute steal. The lightweight design and 360-degree wheels make for easy-breezy transport.
$104 at Amazon

Shared one jetsetter: "I took both pieces with me on a trip to Mexico City and back to Cleveland. The luggage got lost on the way home and had to be delivered. Both pieces still look as good as new! I filled the 28-inch piece to the 50-lb capacity, everything fit in very well. I didn't even need the expandable zipper portion. The carry-on fit in the overhead of all different types of planes, even the smaller ones! Both roll very easily — this was the best part ... The hard case protected breakable items packed inside. So far so good!"

If you love being outside amid nature's splendor, this No. 1 bestseller has got your name on it. Its space-saving stand packs down flat when not in use and, despite its lightweight design, it can hold up to 450 pounds.
$70 at Amazon

"Hands down, this is the best hammock ever," said a satisfied user. "It’s comfy, holds a lot of weight and multiple people, is breathable and easy to put together and take apart. Buy it! You won’t regret it."

Why wait hours for your cold brew to chill when this No. 1 bestseller can do it in 60 seconds? All you do is pour your hot coffee into the freezing chamber, swirl for a minute and your java will be cool and ready for ice!
$20 at Amazon

"This is one of the best purchases I have ever made!" raved a jovial java drinker. "So simple and fast to use. This makes making iced coffee at home better than store-/chain-bought. Saves money and time, and now my iced coffee is consistently perfect, unlike the hit or miss at the chains."

You can never have too many basic T-shirts, especially with summer on its way! Over 31,500 Amazon shoppers love these comfy V-necks so much, they gave them a five-star rating. Choose from dozens of color combos (prices vary).
$16 at Amazon

One fan called these tees "perfect," adding, "I absolutely love these shirts. I own at least six of them in various colors and I wear one almost every day. The fabric is light, they are great for warmer weather and they are so comfortable. There is just enough stretch and the fit is flattering."

Breathe a little easier with this top-rated mini purifier. It captures an impressive 99.7% of those pesky particles floating around your home, like pollen, dust and dander, and is compact enough to place on tables and desks.
$39 at Amazon

"I bought this for the room where my cats like to spend a lot of time, I have three, and I'm allergic to them," explained a relieved pet owner. "This has worked fantastically for me, it's taken the cat smell out and I no longer sneeze when I have to walk through that room! Works great."

'Tis the season for frolicking at the lake, and what could be more fun than enjoying the water in your own kayak? This inflatable bestseller won't take up much storage space when not in use and can be re-pumped-up in no time.
$94 at Amazon

Said this fan: "It was super easy to inflate with the pump that came with it, stayed perfectly inflated and was comfortable to sit in...I was able to maneuver it pretty decently — especially considering a storm started and the wind picked up like crazy as we paddled our way back to shore. I can't wait to take it out again and chill on the lake with all the cool people this summer!"

Why lug a heavy vacuum around your home when this exists? It weighs just under 3.5 pounds, includes four attachments to zap up crumbs and debris from any surface, and best of all? It's cordless!
$210 at Amazon

"Very pleasantly surprised!" exclaimed a cordless convert. "This vacuum cleaner had much more power/suction than I imagined. We have a large dog living indoors and she sheds a lot! This small vacuum cleaner pulls all the hair easily from our carpets. The attachments are very handy for small spaces, including computer keyboards. I'd buy this vacuum cleaner again in a heartbeat — in fact, I may buy a second one!"

Upgrade your bedding with this heavily-discounted sheet set. Made of cool, breathable bamboo (bye-bye, night sweats!), it's wrinkle-resistant and has garnered nearly 137,000 five-star ratings. Choose from over 40 colors.
$35 at Amazon

"I was skeptical when I ordered these, but for the price I took a chance," wrote a (now) happy slumberer. "These are soft, lightweight, but have some volume (I need some weight to my sheets) — and keep us cool!...We are both HOT sleepers and I’m experiencing the lovely mid-40s night sweats. So far, these have been the best way to stay cool and not sleep in a pool of hormonal sweat! Definitely ordering more."

This creamy formula contains vitamin B3 and retinol to deliver essential moisture and help brighten and smooth the skin surrounding your eyes while you sleep. Sweet dreams!
$31 at Amazon

Bonus with this deal: a free travel-size sample of Olay Regenerist Whip moisturizer!

"It did an even better job than I expected," wrote an astonished reviewer. "The bags under my eyes are really shrinking! I was hoping to just keep them from getting worse, but they're actually improving. I'm very impressed and others have commented on my looking better."

This versatile little appliance might just take the place of your regular oven with its eight cooking presets and super speedy heat-up time. It might look small, but its 5.8-quart basket can hold enough food for a family of four.
$58 at Amazon

"I love this and it has changed my life completely!" exclaimed a satisfied customer. "I wasn't expecting it to be this big!...It has made cooking certain things so much faster and easier. It doesn't dry out your food at all...Also, the [cook] times for different things are accurate."

If you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)

Here’s everything you need to know about Memorial Day sales, plus all the best deals on the internet — kept fresh by our team of shopping editors. See all of our Memorial Day sales coverage across Yahoo, Engadget and In the Know, here.

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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  • Sealegend 2-Piece Dryer-Vent Cleaner Kit

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