The eagerly anticipated McArthurGlen Designer Outlet opened the doors of its new West Midlands centre on Monday.
Gates opened at 9am on April 12 with hundreds of shopping flocking to bag a bargain in Cannock.
It is the first McArthurGlen shopping centre to open in the UK within the last 20 years and joins six other designer outlets including Swindon, York, East Midlands, Cheshire Oaks, Bridgend and Ashford,
The £160million shopping centre on Easter Way in Cannock hosts up to 80 high-end brands with up to 60 per cent discounts.
We paid a visit to the outlet to find some of the top bargains. Here are our picks:
Throughout the centre there are discounts and sales. In Hobbs London, we found a whopping price drop on a women’s smart blazer.
With a retail price of £189, the white and black checkered jacket is currently on sale at the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet West Midlands for £69.
Staff have said discounts are available online but may not match the prices in-store.
The luxury clothing brand has some decent deals on offer.
On opening day we found a pair of trainers that had dropped from £95 down to £50 at the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet West Midlands.
We also found discounts on the store’s range of handbags including one for £50 which would have originally priced at £70.
Reiss is a British fashion line that specialises in both men and women’s clothing.
For women, there’s a white blazer on sale online with a recommended retail price of £235. At the Cannock outlet, the same item is on sale for £140.
Men can also scoop a bargain, as a brown swede jacket has dropped from £395 down to £135 – a saving of £260.
For those looking for a discount away from clothes, there huge savings to be had on kitchenware.
A six-piece cookware set is now on sale at the ProCook store in the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet store for £199. It has a recommended retail price of £279.
For those looking for tableware, there’s also a bargain available on a Chelsea 16-piece dining set. On the open day it was on sale for £54 and typically would have cost £79.
For customers who arrived at the shopping centre on April 12, a particular favourite appeared to be the Yankee Candle store.
The outlet store in Cannock is offering savings of £10 off the retail price for medium-sized candles. You can buy two for £20 at the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet West Midlands.
One of the cheaper deals we could find was a buy one get one free offer on £7.99 t-shirts in the Moutain Warehouse outlet store.
Elsewhere in the store, there’s a coat that has dropped from £74.99 to £37.49.
McArthurGlen Designer Outlet, which is just 30 minutes from Birmingham, boasts around 80 discount designer stores and high street favourites including Coach, Kate Spade and Hugo Boss.
Other major retail brands coming to the £160m Cannock centre include Adidas, Nike, Kurt Geiger, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Ted Baker and Joules, while chains including Five Guys and Wagamama are gearing up to refresh shoppers.