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Lands' End Canvas

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by moosy, Nov 12, 2009.

  1. slide13

    slide13 Senior member

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    stopped into the LEC store today and got to check out the waxed canvas field jacket in person. Really surprisingly nice. Generous fitting, a medium was fine on me and I take a large in EG or Gitman for example. At the $96 they were selling it for it's a hell of a coat...tempted to pick it up but just don't need one.
     
  2. kushburner

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    I was able to return something to Costco a couple weeks ago w/o a receipt. Many other retailers with lenient return policies like Kohl's are still doing it. Once you have a great return policy, altering it would be quite bad for the business unless it can compensate with something else. Customers dont quickly forget these things quickly.

    Costco and Kohl's competitive advantage over many retailers is their return policy and it really has been part of their business & marketing plan
     
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  3. TheDroog

    TheDroog Senior member

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    Yeah, LE's excellent return policy isn't going anywhere. It one of their biggest selling points, and it's a huge reason why people keep shopping there over the long haul. It's the same reason why I buy all my hiking/camping stuff at REI -- because I know they'll always stand behind their products, it's the first place I turn to for outdoor gear.

    I know that some companies will freeze out specific people who abuse the system. Someone in the Men's Clothing side returned 95% of his purchases from Sierra Trading Post, so they politely told him not to order from them anymore since their products weren't meeting his standards. This is more likely to happen to serial returners at LE rather than eliminating their "Guaranteed. Period" policy.
     
  4. Peter1

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    +1 -- and, I'll add, now that LLB has free shipping (again!) I took another spin through their catalog and bought a few things. That, combined with their return policy, goes a long way to overcoming my distaste at what kind of company they've become.

    I'll add Brooks Brothers to retailers with great return policies. Once you get in their system they'll take anything back, any time, and are super-quick to fulfill substitutions on open orders, even on "final sale" items. Plus they have stores everywhere so if you don't feel like boxing things up again you can drop off returns there.
     
  5. pimpmystyle

    pimpmystyle Senior member

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    What's wrong with LLB?

    As far as costco's return policy, they've shored it up by reducing the return period for electronics to 90 days. They'll be happy to take back the $10 holiday ham you bought six months still sitting in your freezer though.

     
  6. bl@ster

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    Alert! Alert! New stuff finally rolling into Canvas.

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  7. pimpmystyle

    pimpmystyle Senior member

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    A denim peacoat? That should look great after a walk in the rain.

    How about some itchy wool underwear and shoes made of aluminum to round out your early spring outfit?
     
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  8. VLSI

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    Anyone else? I actually really like this shirt.

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  9. Johdus Fanfoozal

    Johdus Fanfoozal Senior member

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    Can't wait until it's $12.
     
  10. dunelly

    dunelly Senior member

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    how slim is their shirts
    i wear xs in jcrew
    is there any chance a small will fit me? I have 17.5 shoulders so the jcrew is a bit small for me but the body fits.

    I wouldn't mind tailoring the lands end if the shoulders and armholes are good.
     
  11. gort

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    Wow I really like that. Here's to hoping the material is ok. Some of their shirts feel great, others have some awful rigid feeling that just sucks.
     
  12. Rambo

    Rambo Senior member

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  13. deveandepot1

    deveandepot1 Senior member

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    The fit of their shirts changes with each new arrival. They will give you measurements if you ask.
     
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    lwkeung Senior member

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    ^^ lol.
    my thoughts exactly.
     
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    bl@ster Senior member

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    And as an extra bonus, the measurements they give you are pretty much always wrong.
     
  16. deveandepot1

    deveandepot1 Senior member

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    A bunch of great items, but the huge price increase is stupid. $17 MIC socks, $60 braided belts, $150 Imported boat shoes,... We all know your going to end up selling it in 2014 for 90% off. Why not have a more reasonable price to begin with?
    I don't mind paying full retail if I really want an item.
    I would pay $30 for the belt, $30 for shorts, and $15 for the ringer tee today! In the end I will buy everything I want in April for much much less.

    I like this one more.

    http://canvas.landsend.com/pp/mens-...&CM_MERCH=IDX_men-_-new-arrivals&origin=index
     
  17. bl@ster

    bl@ster Senior member

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    It'll look about like a jean jacket looks after a walk in the rain... just fine. Jeez.
     
  18. David Zaritsky

    David Zaritsky Senior member

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    Its not about being able to return something without a receipt...it is about people abusing the return policies to get free upgrades on electronics.
     

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