Category Archives: Shopping
When your gingerbread men don’t sell. Invert them and add antlers. You now have reindeer. But, isn’t it the wrong time of year for those?
The escalator had stopped. And stuck at the end was a small child’s shoe. The escalator must have been hungry, if all it left was a shoe. Shoppers were inconvenienced, trudging down the busiest escalator at Woolworths Town Hall. Past … Continue reading
So, all the big name supermarkets are implementing self-scan checkouts. Is this to make checkout faster? Reduce staffing numbers? Save the supermarkets money? Or just put more load back on the customers? A bit like ‘client side scripting’ I suppose. … Continue reading
An alliance of Australian retailers trying to make themselves still relevant in the online shopping world (something they have ignored for may years hoping it would die) have decided to try and emulate the US’s Cyber Monday with their effort … Continue reading
Walking past Galaxy Bookshop in Sydney CBD I noticed what Dr Who must use when he needs to chill out… the Tardis bong. Oh, wait, it’s just a tea pot.
Cyber ottomen are infiltrating people’s homes thanks to “Freedom”
In Australia they’re called thongs, though elsewhere people call them flip-flops, but, did we really need a vending machine of them? (Spotted in The Galleries Victoria, Sydney)
Noticed this supermarket in Glebe highlighting the fact it sells organic products by putting the word organic in a different colour. But, if you are going to go to that much trouble, is black really the correct colour for the … Continue reading
Found this werewolf in a toy store. The packaging says for ages 3-8 years, but really, do you think this is the sort of thing you would give to a 3 year old? Yes, the 3-8 years labelling is probably … Continue reading
Packets of Bega cheese display an extra 25% offer at the moment. I suppose the extra 25% must come from somewhere. And some packs seem to be be shorted as a result.