Not only do you show up when the best shopping area in town has an annual sale of outlet store proportions, you bring shopping bags. Many, many shopping bags. You'll use them.

Not only do you show up when the best shopping area in town has an annual sale of outlet store proportions, you bring shopping bags. Many, many shopping bags. You'll use them.

More than 40 stores in the Short North will slash prices to deep discounts. This year, for example, find up to 75 percent off at Bloomsbury Loft, the quirky seller of even quirkier home decor (above).

Stop by Collier West, too. The store is closing July 31 and shipping off to Brooklyn, so you can expect major discounts as they clear space ahead of Tigertree's move to the space.