Fashion victims only have a few days to wait with the arrival of the winter sales with their share of discounts and slashed prices. In most departments, the start was set for Wednesday January 12 at 8 a.m. to end on Tuesday February 8.
However, due to their proximity to Luxembourg or Belgium, several departments such as the departments of Meurthe-et-Moselle, Moselle, Vosges and Meuse are authorized to offer discounted prices as of Monday, January 3. 2022.
A bad vintage 2020
The dates of the sales are now spread over 4 weeks instead of 6 previously. This shortened period has been in effect since the winter sales 2020 and is the result of the Pacte law. Last year, due to health measures to fight against Covid, their date was postponed to January 20.
If the sales apply to stores as well as on the internet, many brands are taking advantage of the start of the school year to organize promotions or private sales in advance with numerous markdowns. Last year, the winter sales had disappointed a good part of the traders. Sales were down 9% from the same period in 2019.