Monday, January 18, 2010

30% Off Sale at Patagonia

Appears to be just a quick two-day sale, but Patagonia has a 30% off thing going on right now through the 19th. This is something they offered last year weeks before their main Winterfest Sale.

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Blogger Richard said...

FYI, I was just in the Soho (NYC) store and found out that the winter sale is next week, February 11th - 16th. According to the sales person, the sale is not going to be as big this year as last and the pricing will be up to 50% off (last year was up to 60% off).

Jan 31, 2010, 11:56:00 AM  
Blogger Patagonia Community said...

Great stuff Richard, thanks for the info. I've been doing some snooping around and found that last year it had ended on February 19th, so I knew it had to be right in that neighborhood this year. Interesting that the sale is only going up to 50% off. You would think that in this economic climate, Patagonia would be able to move significantly more goods at 60%. Hope you find some good stuff at the sale.

Jan 31, 2010, 2:05:00 PM  
Blogger John said...

Shallower discounts despite weak economy: I wonder to what degree they cut back production for 2009 line, since by Jan. 2009 (when I guess orders contracted to China, Columbia, etc.) recession was creating a panicky, pessimistic situation in retail. Gazing at Patagonia catalogue in September, I found retail starting prices unusually stiff for the two clothing items I wanted. I assumed they would go begging at REI, for example: But they were gone from nearly all stores by Xmas and I had to really hunt the internet in January to find those two, and only one was slightly discounted. Their ''forge gray" color , though dull, is a favorite color for me, disguising dust, cat hair, and dirt in general; a hint of green in the gray that some don't like, but I do. --- and it seemed hardest color to find late in the season , except maybe black for some technical jackets. But, stores may have ordered fewer to start with in the more utilitarian colors.

Feb 10, 2010, 9:10:00 AM  
Blogger Patagonia Community said...

Interesting John. Yeah, I'm sure they scaled back production but to hear that their pricey stuff sold quickly is pretty surprising. I guess there's a segment of the population for whom dips in the economy are irrelevant.

I too like the forge gray color though I seem to default to black when I'm looking for something from Patagonia. If I'm going to drop a pretty penny on one of their outerwear pieces, for instance, I want to make sure it's going to hide dirt/scratches/coffee stains. I think it'll be interesting to see what goes on sale tomorrow in the Winterfest and what sizes and colors are still around.

Feb 10, 2010, 10:20:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi - Melissa with Diamondback Tactical here. We have all of our Patagonia on clearance. Once the items are gone, they are gone. Check it out and include it in a post if you'd like. and then go to the clearance section. Colors are military-like (green and tan for the most part) and sizes are limited. I haven't sent the sale out to our mailing list yet, but plan on doing it in the next couple of days.

May 10, 2010, 10:52:00 AM  

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