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Prime Outlet, Ellenton

5461 Factory Shops Blvd., Ellenton, FL 34222

Tel: 888-260-7608 / 941-729-8615

If someone in your family finds it hard passing up a great deal…be careful here. With the impressive brand name stores arranged in a beautiful Caribbean village setting you won't believe you're in an outlet mall until you look at the discounts on the price tags. If you are seeking "the best for less," you have many choices including Anne Klein, Ann Taylor, Carole Little, Coastal Cotton, Dana Buchman, Danskin, Donna Karan, DKNY Jeans, Ellen Tracy, Gap Outlet, Geoffrey Beene, Jones New York, Liz Claiborne, Louis Feraud Paris, Mark, Fore & Strike, Off 5th -Saks Fifth Avenue Outlet, Polo/Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger Company Store, Versace Company Store, Perry Ellis, Reebok, Bugle Boy, OshKosh B'Gosh, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Ralph Lauren Footwear, Nine West, Nike Factory Store, Coach, Black & Decker Factory Store, Le Creuset Company, Royal Doulton, Villeroy & Boch, The Waterford / Wedgewood Store, Golf Manufacturers Outlet, Harry and David, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and several others.

Located 20 miles north of Sarasota, on I-75 at exit 224.

http://www.premiumoutlets.com/outlets/outlet.asp?id=92

The Mall at University Town Center

140 University Town Center Drive, Sarasota, FL, 34243

Tel: 941-552-7030

Located at I-75 and University Parkway, this world-class fashion and dining destination features approximately 880,000 square feet of retail space with Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy's, Dillard's and more than 100 stores and restaurants in addition to many distinctive retailers not found anywhere else in the local area, offering a diverse mix of fashion and lifestyle retailers, popular favorites, sit-down restaurants and a children's play area.

http://www.mallatutc.com/about_us

Dotty’s Depot

1421 12th Avenue West, Bradenton

Tel: 941-749-1421

Glassware, quilts, wicker, antique dolls and other collectables are for sale from two dozen dealers.

Binjara Traders

367A St. Armand’s Circle, Sarasota

Tel: 941-388-3335

Clothing, umbrellas and other things from all over the world.

The Tabby Cat

9 Fillmore Drive, Sarasota

Tel: 941-388-3021

Here you’ll find unusual art including calligraphy.