: of, relating to, selling, or being discounted merchandise
an off-price store
off-price apparel

Examples of off-price in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The retailer is not just buying manufacturers’ leftovers but is increasingly willing to collaborate with brands like Michael Kors on creating off-price versions of their brands just for TJX stores. Thomas Lee, BostonGlobe.com, 10 Sep. 2023 Americans are continuing to trim discretionary spending or trading down to off-price and discount retailers. Jaclyn Peiser, Washington Post, 30 Aug. 2023 Thomas expects more consumers will trade down to big box stores, discount chains and off-price retailers. Jaclyn Peiser, Washington Post, 29 June 2023 Nordstrom, which operates a total of 335 stores across the U.S., has struggled particularly with its off-price business Nordstrom Rack. Renata Geraldo, Anchorage Daily News, 3 Mar. 2023 Fitch Ratings had downgraded Nordstrom’s rating at the beginning of the year, citing its operating challenges and multiple changes at off-price business. Niha Masih, Washington Post, 3 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of off-price was in 1952

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Cite this Entry

“Off-price.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/off-price. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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