Always be sure to read each company’s disclaimer and policies in relation to factory seconds. The small print can vary from company to company. It’s a good idea to look at the item in the flesh and carefully inspect it to make sure you know what you’re getting. Make sure the warranty is unaffected.
If you are buying online be careful and remember that the savings come with a risk so if you can’t see an item before purchasing just make sure you are happy with it looking less than perfect.
Fake high end fashion item have been know to be sold as factory seconds in the past so beware. Many of most expensive brands simple discard items that fail quality inspection.
Also see our scams section exposing know technics used by online scam artists.