You are right for once. Now is NOT a good time to bail. As other retailers struggle to correct inventory inbalances and shifting customer tastes, Macy's regional breakdown off stores by classification demands and finding BASIC MERCHANDISE that has a far longer selling season life has resulted in fewer markdowns and higher margins. The trends of fashion are set by it's Bloomingdales flagship and key regional locations and quickly communicated to Macy's for tweeting knockoffs and styling modifications to fit into the regional classification variances of customer taste. The autumn season which then leads into Holiday where Macy's excels in ,getting turnover per foot.