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4 October 2016

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    @paulpod More purple in the women’s too. There was an assistant to explain the layout. Presumably more attractive than actual signs.

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    @spaceboy Baffling isn’t it.

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    @dracos I wonder if there are any sales per *cubic* foot measurements…

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    @holgate @gwire Only a matter of time before the Argos Catalogue is rebranded as the Argos Lookbook.

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    Sales assistants in the West End’s flashy flagship stores can give the phrase “I work in marketing” a remarkably literal spin.

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    “Phil Gyford’s Chart Of Modern Retail Experiences In Order of Time-To-Meldrew”

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    @gwire I’ve nearly been reduced to shouting “I WANT TO BUY SOMETHING!” in the hope that it’s allowed.

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    Still, by the end of the week the Tories will have mandated all UK shops must be like ‘Are You Being Served?’ or ‘Open All Hours’.

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    Let’s not even start on the Apple Stores.

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    In the Arc’teryx store you can only tell one floor is women’s and one is men’s if you can discern this season’s colours for each gender.

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    You can order Nike ID shoes in a Nike store, but they don’t have different sizes for you to try on. I don’t understand modern retail.

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    'I'm your doctor. I didn't study medicine, but I was born within the sound of Bow bells' #cartoon

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    Yahoo is like the United Kingdom of internet companies.