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What's in the sack?

Flotsam General Store: A Post-Structural Online Shopping Experience. A new thing by H. Jon Benjamin (previously) and Eugene Mirman (previously). Here's how it works: You send them money. They send you a sack with things in it. What things? Things they've made. No really what things? You'll have to order a sack to find out. [more inside]
posted by Cash4Lead on Sep 25, 2014 - 66 comments


Is Amazon Bad For Books?
posted by the man of twists and turns on Feb 11, 2014 - 91 comments

eBay Menswear Power Search

Haberdashboard runs an organized eBay search on quality menswear brands in your size(s), and includes some nice search refinement options.
posted by Apropos of Something on Sep 6, 2013 - 44 comments

1. Evil 2. ??? 3. PROFIT 4. Jail

Vitaly Borker, seller of counterfeit frames and gamer of google rankings, has been sentenced to four years in jail. "Vitaly Borker was an Internet shopper’s worst nightmare," said the US attorney. “Borker operated behind the veil of the Internet and aliases to first defraud his victims and then, if they complained, terrorize them with threats, intimidation and harassment.” Previously.
posted by Dolores Haze on Sep 10, 2012 - 20 comments

Well, we all knew less evil wasn't an option

One VisaFacebookCard to rule them all: Forget selling ad space. Facebook should be selling credit, argues The Daily Beast's Steven Weiss.
posted by Diablevert on Jun 16, 2012 - 17 comments

"It's like, okay, I could spend thirteen cents less on a mop..."

Comedian Louis CK on the Opie and Anthony radio show discussing consumers and commercialism: (part 1) (part 2) (part 3). [more inside]
posted by spoobnooble on Jul 8, 2011 - 35 comments

1. Evil. 2. ??? 3. PROFIT

“The customer is always right — not here, you understand? I hate that phrase — the customer is always right. Why is the merchant always wrong? Can the customer ever be wrong? Is that not possible?” Gaming Google's PageRank algorithm, one online glasses merchant's prime directive seems to be Don't Be Evil.
posted by ocherdraco on Nov 27, 2010 - 112 comments

The Something Store

Why don't you get yourself a little something? It's only $10!
posted by jonson on May 12, 2008 - 103 comments

Shopping in Web 2.0: sucks

HowItSucks.com rates products based on recent reviews from other users. The rating system is simple: the longer the red bar, the more it sucks. Just in time for Xmas. Also, comes free of charge with blog, which also sucks. [more inside]
posted by psmealey on Nov 30, 2007 - 14 comments

One stop drag queen shop

Drag-Queen.com Your one stop drag queen shop. (via)
posted by philcliff on Feb 15, 2006 - 17 comments

Mr. Clean Action Figure

Mr. Clean Action Figure More proof that you can buy anything online. Better hurry, only 100,000 numbered Mr. Clean Action Figures are available. o_0
posted by lheiskell on Jun 13, 2002 - 5 comments

Stanley Marcus Dies at 96

Stanley Marcus Dies at 96 We've all heard corporate propaganda about "customer service." He really practiced it. Neiman's has really been expanding their online shopping services. Can Web retailers in the 21st century learn anything from such old-skool customer service? (NYT password link obituary is here)
posted by sixdifferentways on Jan 23, 2002 - 9 comments

Buy A Leather Bikini Worn By Bo Derek, It's The Patriotic Thing To Do.

Buy A Leather Bikini Worn By Bo Derek, It's The Patriotic Thing To Do. One of the many semi-frightening items being offered in eBay's Auction For America. Fetish Bo's most intimate apparel guilt-free, knowing that you're doing it in the name of freedom. Happy Halloween!
posted by tpoh.org on Oct 31, 2001 - 10 comments

Amazon can't patent 1-Click after all

Amazon can't patent 1-Click after all Finally somebody realizes the obvious; now if they can get BT to give up on patenting hyperlinks we can all go back to enjoying the Internet.
posted by briank on Feb 15, 2001 - 7 comments

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