January Sales: kicking you when you're down...

January Sales are very cynical.

People overspend approaching Christmas and then they are usually broke until the end of January.
Then, early January the Sales begin...

You get to see items discounted that you paid full price for a few weeks earlier...

You are goaded into sending more and more and more...

On what? And why?
What is it that can't wait? What is so important? So immediate? So necessary?

January Sales are designed to get rid of excess stock and take even more money from the consumer.
You will be encouraged to over-stretch. To over-spend. To go into debt.

It is quite easy to say no.
Why not spend January doing quiet things at home or outside?
Avoid the shops.
Avoid online shopping too.

You'll barely even be aware that the January Sales exist...

No comments: