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“Thank you, piles of ‘90s-era sweaters that didn’t sell. But we must send you away now, at 70% off.”

OK, maybe talking to millions of dollars in overstocks before unloading them won’t make a retailer’s stores more orderly. But it could help right-size the thinking that goes behind ordering them in the first place.

And here, retailers, is where the house-cleaning approach of Marie Kondo, the Japanese woman responsible for the decluttering, keep-it-only-if-sparks-joy tsunami of donations to thrift and secondhand outlets during the pandemic, could make sense. The author just released her latest book, “Marie Kondo’s Kurashi at Home: How to Organize Your Space and Achieve Your Ideal Life” the New York Times NYT reports. And the “life-coach” lessons she offers for living a more orderly life can apply to retail.

Especially now, as we barrel into the holidays.

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