Category Archives: Shopping
It’s funny, but a little worrying, when supermarkets can’t do maths correctly on their signs. I suppose this is erring on the side of caution, saying you get 20% but giving you 33%, rather than saying you get 33% any … Continue reading
The new fashion trend gracing windows of the Queen Victoria Building in Sydney is black & yellow. Very reminiscent of The Bride from Kill Bill. Upstairs are the dresses and tops. And downstairs, the matching shoes. Are these clothes you … Continue reading
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?
In the world of children’s toys, there are some strange combinations out there. Take for instance this Mighty Morphin Rita Repulsa figure, a villain from Power Rangers Samurai. Has she been raiding Madonna’s wardrobe? Are conical bras still in vogue? … Continue reading
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)