The nature of excess has changed in the denim industry.
While fashion missteps frequently contribute to surplus, denim brands are seizing control of their excess through carefully planned off-price selling, strategic online placement, skilled inventory management and expansion into outlets. The result is that true denim excess in a postrecession world is harder to come by, while excess overall is becoming more prolific, programmatic and profitable.
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