Bargain Fever: How To Shop In A Discounted World

This book is a bargain hunter's bible." --Michael Tonello, author, "Bringing Home the Birkin" These days almost half of everything is sold at some kind of discount. This seismic shift has made shoppers more savvy than ever, generating phenomena like extreme couponing, flash sales, and Groupon. But meanwhile, retailers have developed their own tricks to protect their profit margins, including secret sales, shifting prices, and shredding perfectly good clothes. In this playful, deeply researched book, Mark Ellwood uncovers the sleights of hand that sellers employ to hoodwink unsuspecting buyers. He takes us from the floor of upscale department store Bergdorf Goodman to the bustling aisles of a Turkish bazaar, from the outlets of rural Pennsylvania to a town in Florida that's the spiritual capital of couponing. His book is a manual for thriving in this new era, when deal hunting has gone from being a sign of indigence to one of intelligence. *This book may have remainder mark.

Product Overview
ISBN 9781591847052
Categories BX, Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction: Personal Development, Reference
Author(s) Mark Ellwood
Publisher Penguin Putnam Inc
Pages 304
Format Paperback
Dimensions 13.8cm x 2.2cm x 21cm
Weight 0.28 kg
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