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lay-away is back


Saw my first Xmas shopping ad on t.v. Nov 1. Major retailer.

I haven't seen a lay-away offer in don't know how long.

Interesting times ahead.



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Rick GComment by Rick G - November 2, 2008, 9:37 am
A lot of younger folks probably aren't familiar with this early form of retail "credit". I hope the times ahead stay at the interesting level and don't dip below that.
Litebets27Comment by Litebets27 - November 2, 2008, 10:14 am
Desperate times call for desperate measures. Retailers are reeling and scrambling for sales.
ICNUMBERSComment by ICNUMBERS - November 2, 2008, 10:57 am
Now what retailer might this be. In my area it's just T.J. Max otherwise than that you have to travel 45min away to the Big K.
konaneComment by konane - November 2, 2008, 11:00 am
Saw that myself, interesting and bet the concept expands. Keeps people functioning within their budget.
All*StarComment by All*Star - November 2, 2008, 1:19 pm
I thought that it was a big mistake to stop the lay-aways in the first place. We will see many other common sense ideas return (if we're lucky) in order to sustain & survive in these difficult times.
TenajComment by Tenaj - November 2, 2008, 7:20 pm
I'm pretty sure the main reason it's back is not with the consumer in mine but another way to generate money with the fees involved.

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