Posts Tagged ‘money’

The trend more 4 less is really kicking in. For those who don’t know the trend yet, here is a little info. We love to have a lot of premium products, but we would like to buy them with a big discount. That is more 4 less. The succes of Groupon and Vente Exclusive prove we love to team up with strangers in a bulkdeal if we will be rewarded with a huge discount.

But every good thing has a downside. The providers of these combo deals need to satisfy the shareholders, so deals they made with restaurants, hotels or brands who participate often are closed by slick salesman with high salestargetets. This means,that in the end, the consumer often don’t get his/hers money’s worth. Often it is not done on purpose, but because the restaurant on second thought, simply is unable to provide a 3 star meal for €39,95. Of course the consumer also has to keep both his/her feet on the ground. This is the most difficult part, cause man is greedy by nature.

The one thing that should be a wise lesson for all people, is that the satisfaction of needs is much higher, when you rightly spend your heard earnd money. Spending €100 on a perfect meal, tastes so much better than a meal for €39,95 you do 3 times a week. Sometimes less 4 more is a better trend in my book.


The crisis

Posted: 04/12/2011 in Trend watching
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Don’t you find it dreadfull, that the nr 1 keyword nowadays is growth. I haven’t grown since I was 17 or something. Does this mean i’m in crisis for 18 years now? The media nowadays grab every opportunity to make a good story. They talk us into the crisis, even if we are wealthy as hell.

I just went to the theater and by the looks of it is was sold out completely. In the foyer I was mingling with people drinking expensive beer and wine, asking myselve, where is the crisis?

If you tell a depressed guy that the world is ending, he won’t mind. If you tell a kid he won’t get a sweet, because he was annoying hem will be pissed off, but will eventualy understand that it was his own fault. If you tell the regular Joe all day the crisis is hitting you, it will result in fewer spendings. If you keep this up a while, the crisis. will become a self fullfilling prophecy . So people, please lighten up and say F*ck the crisis…

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