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We went shopping at Macy's Backstage and saw why the department-store chain is banking on its off-price model to turn things around

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Macy's is expanding its off-price stores Macy's Backstage and Bloomingdale's The Outlet as part of a three-year revitalization plan announced on February 4.
According to the plan, the department store will roll out 50 Backstage locations within existing Macy's stores and open seven new standalone locations in 2020.
Macy's Backstage has a separate buying team, but it also sells overstock from the full-price stores.
We went to a New York City Macy's Backstage store and found that the majority of items on sale were from lesser-known labels, but in large quantities and with steep...
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