• In this  Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 photo, a shopper walks past the Macy's Backstage store in the Queens borough of  New York.  Macy’s decision to jump into the off-price game comes as the department store retailer faces a sales slowdown. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    A look at Macy’s outlet stores

    NEW YORK (AP) — Macy’s has an answer to T.J. Maxx and other stores that sell deeply discounted designer brands.