Saks Fifth Avenue
About Saks Fifth Avenue
Saks Fifth Avenue was founded by Andrew Saks in 1867 and was name as Saks & Company. When Saks died in 1912 Saks & Co. merged with Gimbel Brother Inc. that was owned by a cousin of Horace Saks and Bernard Gimbel. Their flagship store opened on September 15, 1924 in Manhattan, New York City on Fifth Ave. It was the largest department store at that time, now there are many competitors such as Bergdorf Goodman, Barneys New York, Nieman Marcus, Lord and Taylor, Nordstorm and Bloomingdale's. Saks sells numerous types of products including clothing, shoes, bedding, designer handbags, beauty products, jewelry and housewares. Saks has an online website and four different types of catalog you can browse and shop with. Saks has over 350 stores and six distribution centers, first the product comes from the brand’s warehouse to the retailer’s central warehouse then it goes to either the physical Saks store or either directly to the customer though either FedEx or UPS.
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On their online store you can find all the current specials that are going on and the different types of brand that Saks Fifth Avenue carries. One of their recent special is the friend and family 25% off deal which is something the company would do twice a year.
Saks Fifth Avenue also provide different catalog for every season
The flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York was the first and largest department store that open back in 1898
Saks Fifth Ave's mobile site makes it easier for customer to browse on their mobile devices while they are on the road, in the office, eating out or just shopping on their limited free time
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