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From Mother’s day to Father’s day

As mother’s day had ended, so are mother-targeted advertisements. Nonetheless, billboards, posters and all sorts of mother’s advertisements have never failed to remind me of mother’s day. 418 more words


The Netherworld of HomeGoods

For those in the UK, HomeGoods is the offshoot of TJ Maxx that sells the household items that the department stores and other fine retailers couldn’t push onto the consumers.   706 more words


The True Cost

Following on from Fashion Revolution (also previously blogged about here and here), The True Cost documentary takes us inside the fashion industry and reveals at what stake cheap and fast fashion is having on our world socially and environmentally. 55 more words


Life Smartphone

I came across this hilarious short clip. I’m not sure who made it but it’s on youtube and is a gross but not so far off snapshot of our smartphone days. 204 more words


The "Half-price" Frenzy

While watching TV on demand I keep being bombarded with advertisements selling me items for only “half-price”. 

Sounds like a bargain an alert consumer cannot afford to miss. 769 more words


One Book List to rule them all

Hello Sunday evening. Where did you creep up from?? Before I give up for the day, I wanted to update you all (or at least the Ether!) I have spent a lot of time with books this weekend and most of it wasn’t with my nose in one. 324 more words


Today is Fashion Revolution Day and marks the day that we, as consumers, demand more transparency in the fashion industry. In the wake of Rana Plaza (previously blogged about… 393 more words