Eddie Bauer is a leading fashion clothing store chain having its headquarters in Washington. This company was founded in Seattle by Eddie Bauer in the year1920. The Eddie Bauer outlet has many competitors in the different channels of operation. The major competitors of the Eddie Bauer are The Gap, Abercrombie & Fitch, Old Navy, Victoria Secret, and Banana Republic etc. All of the competitors compete in the range of customer service, availability of items, fast and efficient delivery, quality and durability of the products. The raw materials used by the Eddie Bauer Outlets are cotton, wool, spandex, nylon, fleece, and yarn. The difference is the quality of the end product by the Eddie Bauer using these materials; it is generally class apart from the other brands available.
The clothes industry is in constant change due to fashion demands of the customer. The customer needs always a quality product and when they go to the Eddie Bauer outlet, they know that they would get a quality product always. There is always confusion about the customers and that is whether they are going to purchase via retail, catalog, or the Internet? Internet shopping is still considered in its embryonic stage due to the uncertainty and lack of confidence. Catalog shopping is quite popular due to the ways of making the purchase is more realistic. Of course the physical purchase method is ever popular method and mostly preferred by the customers worldwide.