Lockstep Discount Model: How To Get The Best Deal
Department stores love the lockstep discount model because for the most part, it is significantly less generous than a straight percentage discount and it requires that you, the shopper, put in more thought when purchasing. You all know the lockstep discount model: purchase "X" dollars worth of merchandise and get "Y" dollars off or "Y" dollars in the form of a gift card. Getting a gift card is worse than getting money off because the gift cards are usually only good for a certain (short) period of time and this forces you to come out-of-pocket right now. The picture below is from a recent sale.
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Are you looking a particular style or item? Let me know (email@example.com) and I will post your request so that everyone can help you find your sale!
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