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The Shophound considers the many reasons why Barneys might want to pull the plug on the Warehouse Sale. It doesn't fit their image, it's kind of a fake-out, and given that Barneys has 13 outlet stores, it's redundant. Then again, despite all the complaints from seasoned shoppers, the sale is still hugely popular, so maybe it's not time to retire it just yet. [The Shophound]