Bargain Basement


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Bargain Basement

1. A company that sells very cheap and often low quality items.

2. An informal term describing the prices at a bargain basement.
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That's why department stores should bring back their bargain basements.
Repetition no longer means luxury and excess, but points us instead to the bargain basement.
But he warns: "Don't expect to make an instant profit on your property, even if you are buying at bargain basement prices.
The cheap-as-chips clothing empire, founded 76 years ago, collapsed along with sister company Au Naturale after fierce competition from bargain basement stores such as Primark and Matalan.
He has already been linked with Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City in a cut-price pounds 6m deal and it may well be that Newcastle will be forced to let him go at that bargain basement price rather than lose him for nothing.
But some companies have used the chemical - known as DEG - as a bargain basement sweetener in a bid to save production costs.
He predicted this would "revolutionize department store retailing the same way the original bargain basement did," according to a story in HFD on Jan.
Beyond Black Friday's bargain basement prices, retailers continued to use DVD deals to lure consumers over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
The bargain basement values of the day proved to be fertile ground for the individuals and firms that had the foresight to see that the tumult in the market would eventually settle and so bought up property, later enjoying a windfall of profits from their timely purchases.
STUART PEARCE is demanding a European berth for Manchester City next term to improve his chances of a successful summer bargain basement transfer trawl.
LEEDS boss Kevin Blackwell is close to signing Ipswich midfield schemer Jermaine Wright as he raids the bargain basement.
Jerry Bridge at Bridge The World says three night room-only hotel short breaks in Hong Kong from pounds 376 and bargain basement flights to the US - New York (around pounds 200), Los Angeles (pounds 250) and Las Vegas (pounds 289) - are hot sellers.