During the holiday season, those shopping at select Marshalls were able to find the fragment design x Air Jordan 1 for only $60 USD.
For those wondering how this happen, Complex spoke with Kwabena Richard Leibel, an ex-associate for Marshalls on how this happen.
Check out what he said below, and for the full article of the story, click here.
How does Marshalls get the sneakers?
Nike presents Marshalls or TJ Maxx with an Excel spreadsheet that has different tabs depending on the category: Retro Basketball or Running. The tab will tell you what the description and style number of the shoe is, what sizes are available, what the retail was, and what price they’re offering it for. Marshalls is on the hunt for labels, they don’t care what the product is. They just know that they’re buying Nike and can fit it into their buy plan for the current season.
How did the Fragment x Air Jordan 1s end up in a Marshalls?
If I had to guess, it was probably a late shipment. They’re not B grades. They’re not fakes. It’s all A-grade stuff. It’s all made to sell in stores. It was either a late shipment or a lost container that they found later on. A store might not have been up to pick up their order. Stores have to pay for the sneakers within 3...