by niamh on November 8, 2011

Singapore is evidently a great place for shopping, as this photo from a friend shows:

But it is surely a sign of deep recession that gives us bargains like this in Dublin:



gocart mozart 11.08.11 at 9:56 am

I hear you can also get a pair of pants for the price of one.


Warren Terra 11.08.11 at 10:15 am

I assumed the “buy one get cheapest free” was a misphrased “buy one, get one of equal or lesser value free”, not “buy one, get the cheapest item in the store free”.


John Quiggin 11.08.11 at 4:27 pm

One pant?


jakey 11.08.11 at 11:59 pm

The currency used to be punts.
These days it’s pants


tomslee 11.09.11 at 1:51 am

The Guardian has some other in-store deals.


Glen Tomkins 11.09.11 at 7:50 pm

These pictures should go on the cover of Impoverishment of Nations.

But of course that book will never be written on paper. The folks who imagine themselves to be Adam Smith’s heirs are writing that legacy in the societies they are busy deleveraging. If they had the wit to conceptualize what they are about, they would never have done what they have done.

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