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    Confused Calvin Klein Eyewear

    So the Calvin Klein eyewear rep stopped into our office today and told us about a special introductory offer that Marchon is running. A no obligation trial for their Calvin Klein frames and they will send us their 24 best sellers for 90 days. He also made the statement that Calvin Klein is Marchon's best selling line. Having looked at the frames on Marchon's website my first reaction is, seriously this is their best selling line?

    So, my question is for those optiboarders who carry the line, does it have good sell through?

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    I have had Calvin Klein about 6ms and I have not sold one of the frame . We do VSP which even gives those Patient a little extra money for Marchon frames and still they have not moved . I spoke to my Rep and of course he can't believe it . I have had better luck with Nine West and DVF brand from Marchon.

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    They are perfectly nice frames, but there's no way they're Marchon's best selling line.
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    I used to carry CK frames many years ago and at that time they did well. Then a couple years ago they redesigned them and they were horrible. I think they are having a difficult time and that is why they are doing the 90 day trial thing. Sad. Definitely not Marchon's best seller.

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    ...despise the line. Our office feels like its a staple collection (due to VSP/Marchon connection) but 80% of the product never turns over. Previous years collections were especially clunky, heavy, and an absolute bear to adjust temples. The sunglass collection are overpriced and also have a low turnover for our office.

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    Blue Jumper .........................of course, because VSP owns 100% of Marchon.

    Quote Originally Posted by bwarren View Post

    We do VSP which even gives those Patient a little extra money for Marchon frames and still they have not moved

    .........................of course, because VSP owns 100% of Marchon.
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    I barely ever sell them, they are our least selling line and its not close

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    Quote Originally Posted by jpways View Post
    So the Calvin Klein eyewear rep stopped into our office today and told us about a special introductory offer that Marchon is running. A no obligation trial for their Calvin Klein frames and they will send us their 24 best sellers for 90 days. He also made the statement that Calvin Klein is Marchon's best selling line. Having looked at the frames on Marchon's website my first reaction is, seriously this is their best selling line?

    So, my question is for those optiboarders who carry the line, does it have good sell through?
    Do your terms allow full credit if or when you decide to part ways?

    Or will you have a collection of Zombie Kleins that can never die?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uncle Fester View Post
    Do your terms allow full credit if or when you decide to part ways?

    Or will you have a collection of Zombie Kleins that can never die?[/SIZE]
    The deal was for pay for what you sell and Marchon will take back the rest, but that assumed that we actually took the offer. Which now seems about as likely as, from the impression I'm getting from what I'm reading, us actually selling a Calvin Klein frame if we took the offer.

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    Flexon is marchon's best selling range, globally.

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    I must be in the minority here because I love the CK line!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trina View Post
    I must be in the minority here because I love the CK line!
    I like them well enough, I just don't believe they are the manufacturer's top seller. They do very well for me.
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