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Response to liberal_at_heart (Reply #18)

Wed Apr 3, 2013, 11:55 AM

20. I'm not saying Kohl's doesn't have some bargains

I'm just saying they inflate their "retail" price.

New merchandise is sold at "retail" for one to two weeks. Then goes on 30% off for one to two weeks. Then goes to 40-60% off. Every time! A regular Kohl's shopper would never buy anything at "retail" but would only buy an item that has been "reduced". They train their customers to only buy on sale.

Macy's does the same thing now. It used to be fashion items were only reduced towards the end of the season. If you wanted an item for the summer you paid retail. Otherwise you got it in August when it was a leftover at a reduced price. That has all changed. Everything is "on sale" all the time. Thus a sale isn't really a sale.

On another tangent have you noticed that your $15 or even $40 jeans are paper thin? No more 14oz. denim at any price. A pair of jeans used to last years with a few thin spots at stress points. Now jeans might last a year if you are careful. They are a completely different product.

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