Skeptical? You Should Be
The retail apocalypse continues to claim high-profile victims, with shopping mall staple Sears and its sister company Kmart closing still more stores late this year and in early 2020. Bed Bath & Beyond has recently raised the number of stores it plans to close, too. That means going-out-of-business sales show no sign of fading anytime soon. And while they may seem like fertile ground for hot bargains, liquidations are actually a minefield for shoppers who don't do their homework. If you're determined to sniff out a deal, read on — otherwise, you may fall for a "deal" that's anything but.