bargain basement

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bargain basement

sale of old stock at highly discounted prices. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
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And yes, back in the bad old days of bargain basements, department stores didn't have such well-developed discounters to go up against, much less the hordes of off-pricers, outlets and warehouse clubs that exist today.
Those original bargain basements were in the basement for a very good reason: You had to pass through the main floor to get there.
Again, just as the fast fooders promote their dollar menus tirelessly, department stores could run separate print and electronic ads playing up the bargain basements.