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quick FYI re: SSENSE: I’ve noticed that a some items from my SSense wishlist have increased in price (discount reduced). Not sure if they went from to private sale to regular sale or vice versa, but this is the first time I’ve seen this happen at SSENSE. Also noticed a lot of private sale items that are ‘flash’ sale this year, meaning on sale for a weekend or week and then removed from sale completely. This happened to all of the Creed fragrances for example. So be wary of waiting too long for price reductions on private sale items.

Editing to add that this removal from sale is also happening in the regular sale collection as well. For example, purchased Burberry gloves (212376M135004) at 190 USD last week and now it’s back at regular price of 490 USD.
 

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Also re: SSENSE sale, i have noticed that certain pieces have inflated prices before discount, which is not something Ive seen in prior years. For example, CDLP undies are at full retail price AFTER the discount. Better off going to CDLP website and using a promo code. Hope that makes sense.
 

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Afaik, ssense uses an algorithm to determine prices based on demand/interest so I’m not too surprised with what you’re saying. That’s why you’ll get two totally different prices for the same article of clothing if one is black and one is orange.
 

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I've had SSense prices increase or decrease constantly through sales for a couple years. I've chalked it up to either currency rates (I'm in USD, they're CAD based) or the just some kind of price optimizing algorithm a la Amazon.
 

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Dynamic pricing. The more people click on the item / place on a watchlist, the more dynamic the prices will change...
 

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Dynamic pricing. The more people click on the item / place on a watchlist, the more dynamic the prices will change...
I don’t think that pricing model applies to sale inventory. Sales are meant to increase clicks and turnover. Deeper discounts are meant to drive interest. The Sale price wouldnt then increase if the deeper discount worked to increase clicks... that would defeat the purpose of the sale. For the private sale; I believe it has to do with brand and category. certain brands and categories seem to be placed on sale for finite periods and then removed en mass. For the regular sale, I am
not sure what the metric is but it cannot be based on clicks.
 

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