Jared Lowe discusses his shopping addiction, and the very real dangers of impulse buying.
Just imagine if you could shop at all your favorite places, and then the retailer – not you – makes a percentage contribution to the cause of your choice. Well, thanks to Buy4.com, now you can.
From Sociological Images comes a report that is, apparently, not a joke: Australian IKEA opens a Manland to drop off men who don’t want to participate in shopping. My reaction is something like this:
I spent the past weekend on the University of Iowa campus hanging out with my freshman daughter. Iowa billed this as their “Family Weekend.” I call it “Come-to-Town-and-Take-Your-Child-Shopping-for-Two-Consecutive-Days-to-Help-the-Local-Economy-Extravaganza.” Within 45 minutes of arriving in town, my daughter strategically tethered the first shopping challenge question. “Do you think we might be able to do a little [...]