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Barneys Hits 75% Off

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In the war for holiday shopping dollars, Barneys has just bested Saks by increasing their markdowns to 75% off. An informant writes: "Barneys designer at 75% began yesterday. That means suits around $600, shirts between $70-150, blazers for $300 from their most expensive designers (women's is on sale too). Plus you can return stuff if you regret it. Much, much better than the warehouse sale. And although you might not realize it, 75% is substantially better than the 70% off Saks has been having. For example, a $500 shirt at 70% off is $150. At 75% off, it is $125. Which would put it in my ballpark." Can't argue with that math. [Racked Inbox]