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Old 2018-04-03, 08:15 PM   #21
Skyquake87
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Originally Posted by Warcry View Post
All I've been hearing about the liquidation sales in the US is that people are flocking in to buy things at 5% to 10% off that didn't sell when they were advertised at 25%+ off in recent flyers. Same sort of thing happened when Sears went out of business here: people who would never even think about shopping there because they were "too expensive" even during sales absolutely swarmed the place once the going-out-of-business sales started, even though the starting prices weren't even all that different from their regular prices (and in some cases were actually higher!)

I'm sure some sociologist somewhere had a field day writing a paper about that sort of behaviour.
When I went through this in retail, a team from Staples came around and told us "you'll suddenly have customers you've never seen before come in and buy stuff up. They're like vultures."
 
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