The Art of Running a Successful EOSS

The sale season is over and with it starts the incessant brooding about our decisions as retailers what went right and what went wrong during this EOSS for our brand. As a retailer I dread the EOSS as it purely cuts into our margins. But there are lots of positive also to an EOSS. It […]

Is the end-of-season sale optimism, short-lived?

Apparel retailers are breathing a sigh of relief with their piled up inventories getting cleared due to a positive end-of-season sale. Though the actual profit figures is yet to be out since the sale season is still on, retailers are happy with the footfall they are receiving compared to the last season. For instance, DLF […]

Apparel retailers forced to go for early discount season

A dull retail market in the month of May has forced apparel retailers like Arvind Brands and Madura to pre-pone the ‘end-of-season’ discount sales by almost a month. What used to be offered in the month of July has already begun since the second week of June. For instance, Arvind Lifestyle has begun offering a […]

End-season sale help retailers clear inventory

Apparel retailers are breathing a sigh of relief with their piled up inventories getting cleared due to positive end-of-season sale. In the last quarter of 2011-12, inventories are estimated to have fallen due to the end of season sales. Inventory is expected to be down by five to 10 per cent compared to the previous […]

End-season discount sales ease apparel makers’ inventories

Apparel retailers seem to have got some relief from the high inventories they had accumulated for about a year. In the last quarter of 2011-12, these are estimated to have fallen due to the end of season sales. Inventory is expected to be down by five to 10 per cent compared to the previous quarter, […]