Many customers embrace discounted merchandise, but the preference is not universal or uniform.
In this Time Lapse Analysis, green represents segments of customers at points of time spending above-average amounts of money on discounted merchandise. Red represents a skew toward full-priced merchandise.
About twenty months ago the "middle" of the file was thriving because of discounts/promotions.
In the last three months the very best corner of the customer file (and the very bottom of the customer file) are generally buying because of full-priced merchandise.
If you have to liquidate merchandise, make sure you know "who" is most likely to buy the stuff. Develop the Customers who specifically want to be developed via liquidations/discounted-merchandise, ok?
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