In the Mood for Chocolate

Chocolate Festival at South Bank, London (08-10.12.2012) There is a growing tendency to organise different kinds of selling activities, such as fairs and open-air markets and call it a festival. Perhaps, because it sounds better, is associated with fun, and doesn’t directly refer to spending money. Particularly, when the advertising boldly claims “Free admission”. In reality, beyond … Continue reading

Delivery From Hell: Shipping – Screw 3

Does shopping online make your life more comfortable? That is a strange question, you might think. Why wouldn’t it? Its benefits are beyond doubts. Any important purchase, or grocery shopping can be performed with a single move of the finger, sitting in your pyjamas away from crowded shopping malls. However, very often something that was supposed to make our life … Continue reading

Delivery From Hell: You Were Not at Home – Screw 2

Does shopping online make your life more comfortable? That is a strange question, you might think. Why wouldn’t it? Its benefits are beyond doubts. Any important purchase, or grocery shopping can be performed with a single move of the finger, sitting in your pyjamas away from crowded shopping malls. However, very often something that was supposed to make … Continue reading

Delivery From Hell: Online Shopping – Screw 1

Does shopping online make your life more comfortable? That is a strange question, you might think. Why wouldn’t it? Its benefits are beyond doubts. Any important purchase, or grocery shopping can be performed with a single move of the finger, sitting in your pyjamas away from crowded shopping malls. However, very often something that was supposed to make … Continue reading

The Curious Tale of Men and High Heels

pink shoes

The story of men and high hills has always been rather complex. One day they like it, and another day they complain about it. It is well known that a woman on high shoes is generally associated with sexual appeal. She looks taller, and more slender. She looks feminine. She gets all the looks. You would think that men adore high hills, … Continue reading

A Happy Customer is a Returning Customer

Marketing Cuisine: How to Make Your Customers Happy and Make Them Return Because of my job specification, and natural curiosity, I often enjoy looking at different marketing techniques from the customer’s point of view. Recently it became quite trendy to talk about building emotional connection with your audience, and I was really happy to discover … Continue reading

Overhelpful Sales Assistants Kill Your Business

mannequins

Like any other woman, I love shopping. I enjoy entering the shop and quietly observing the current “repertoire”, weighting all the pros and cons, digging deeply into the available items, and carefully thinking how this new thing will fit into my life. However, there is one thing that is frequently spoiling my pleasure. The sales … Continue reading

Pill From Shopoholism

blue shoes on the shelf

5 Easy Tips How to Be Happy and Not Make Your Wallet Suffer Once, while I was slowly wandering among the rows of latest collections of clothes, I asked myself a question: Is it possible to cure shopoholism? People are constantly being cured from alcoholism, from drug addictions, gambling and even from food addictions. Surely, … Continue reading

Adorned, adored or armoured?

This time we are going to talk about the importance of jewellery in a woman’s life. It is a well known phenomenon that a true woman will rarely miss the opportunity to decorate herself with all kinds of valuables. But why do they do it and what kind of cells of our grey matter are responsible for … Continue reading

Indesit Smells

I have a long record of unsuccessful purchases of washing machines. Sometimes I start thinking that it is almost impossible to buy a good washing machine in the UK. I’ve already gathered enough material to write a novel, but, I guess today I will just limit myself to one particular story. After several unfortunate attempts to buy … Continue reading

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