Stories like this one about a bowl that was purchased for $3 and then sold at auction for $2.2 million are good to keep in the card catalog of reasons why it sometimes is okay and even good, actually, to purchase things. You never know what you’re actually buying! You could be buying the world.
Matthew Yglesias went shopping in a Walgreens in Washington D.C., and boy is he impressed.
This story about Buzz Bissinger's shopping addiction in GQ is totally crazy and surprisingly frank, and is a fun thing to read during lunch today while we're all eating our sad sandwiches and bag of baby carrots.
Buying less but buying more.
But why, asks Foreign Policy's War of Ideas blog, is coffee pretty much the only thing Americans buy "free trade"?
Moleskine, the maker of fancy notebooks and other paper products is going public and will be entering the Italian stock exchange.
Do you think about new outfit ideas when you’re bored?