Sponsors
Billabong ▲ +0.005 | PPR ▲ +0.65 | American Apparel ▲ +0.010 | The Buckle ▲ +1.08 | Columbia ▲ +0.61 | Deckers Outdoor ▲ +0.79 | Dicks ▲ +0.29 | Foot Locker ▲ +0.56 | Genesco ▲ +0.25 | Iconix Brand Group ▼ -0.20 | Jarden Corp ▲ +0.24 | Nordstrom ▲ +0.41 | Luxottica ▲ +1.76 | Nike ▲ +1.56 | Pacific Sunwear ▲ +0.08 | Skullcandy ▲ +0.18 | Sport Chalet - 0 | Urban Outfitters ▼ -0.02 | VF Corp ▲ +0.36 | Quiksilver ▼ -0.01 | Zumiez ▲ +0.64 | Macys ▲ +0.47 | Tillys ▲ +0.21 |
Ticker Sponsor
Readers Say
Always a good daily read
Always a good daily read

Shop-Eat-Surf creates a good source of timely information about the industry. The site makes all types and size companies feel part of a community where everyone is stoked to hear about other companies successes and ideas. It is always a good daily read.

- By Ted Li, VP of North America, Oakley
The one, undisputed leader
The one, undisputed leader

It is common knowledge in our industry that there is one undisputed leader in reporting on the topics, businesses and trends that impact all of us the most, and it is shop-eat-surf.com. Their access to those who make our industry happen is second to none, and we value not only the content of their reporting but the editorial thought on what it all means both in the present as well as the future. If we were asked to give a rating, it would be five out of five stars.

- By Craig Levra, CEO, Sport Chalet
Industry Insight

SIMA: Tickets on sale for 12th Image Awards show on Feb. 12.
PROCOPIO: Seminar 1/31 at Snow Show on IP strategies.

Details on Industry Insight.


Tiffany Montgomery
Print This Article

WSJ story worth reading about impact of huge discounts at Saks

By Tiffany Montgomery
February 09, 2009 8:01 AM

The Wall Street Journal has a front page story today that examines the ramifications of Saks Fifth Avenue's decision to cut prices 70 percent on designer goods before Thanksgiving.

It touches on many of the issues being discussed in the action sports industry - discounting, the survival of independent retailers, brand-owned stores, broadening distribution of goods and product segmentation.

The story is behind WSJ's paid wall but see a summary here. Legally, I can't run the whole story because it is copyrighted.

 

Airfare.com - Flights, hotels and more!

 

 


Articles You Might Have Missed