As we just start to transition into fall, it seems like the department stores are showing signs of stuggle once again. The Choosey Beggar just gave us the heads up that Barney’s is chopping 35-50% off of select F/W ’09 merchandise. We had heard that department stores were going to keep their sales to a minimum in the upcoming seasons, but it looks like they’ll have no choice but to start slashing prices. All of this pretty much means bad for them, good for you. So head down and see if you can’t pick up some of this season’s stuff for half off.