If your store’s hours are designed to be convenient for you, you know, as opposed to being convenient for your customers, you just might be operating a money-losing “vanity” business:
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Darth Vader’s Shopping Mall: City Center – Black is Back, Baby! – Central SF Really Loves Chain Stores, Coming SoonTuesday, August 5th, 2014
If you’re looking for a shopping mall near the center of SF, this is it. So “City Center,” sitting high atop Mervyn’s Heights, certainly deserves its name.
But check out its white on black color scheme – quite striking, non?
Anyway, there’s space on this tower for a whole bunch of chain stores – can you guess which ones?
I’ll tell you, if you tried to open a Chipotle’s a mile or two south of hear, you’d have people coming out of the woodwork to protest.
But up here, on Mervyn’s Heights (aka Target Tor), NOT ONE PERSON has yet objected to our soon-to-come Chiptoles.
‘Cause we just love chain stores ’round here, in this part of SF…
One supposes the great Apple Costco Spat of Aught-Ten is over, seeing as you can walk right in to Costco #144 and score an iPod Touch or Nano or, soon enough, an iPad Air or Mini or whatnot.
Apparently Canadian Costcos are getting iPhones now but supplies will be spotty in the U.S. depending on region and carrier.
(The last time I bought an iPod at a Costco it was co-branded with HP, believe it or not.)
Or if you really want to save money, there’s always the Apple Refurbished Store.
The Perfect Follow-Up to @HiddenCash? It’s @SFHiddenBitcoin, Of Course! – Will YOU Find a Hidden BitCoin Wallet?Thursday, July 10th, 2014
It’s new, it’s you!
Look, these people even hid some Bitcoin (current market value = $20 or so) at Mark Zuckerberg’s house(?) in the Mission-ish area:
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Will YOU find an aluminum BC wallet? IDK, but you can’t win if you don’t play.
114 Followers can’t be wrong!
In closing, AHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!
Amazingly, Our Local Postal Service Opens Its Doors Earlier on a Saturday Than UPS Does Monday Through FridayThursday, July 3rd, 2014
Here you go, here are the hours for USPS Clayton Station 94117 in the Upper Haight:
Compare that with the opening time for the big UPS Customer Center at 320 San Bruno Ave.
Well forget about Saturday ’cause the UPS aint even open on Saturdays. And M-F, the UPS begrudgingly opens at 9:30 AM.
I’ll tell you, a few decades back, UPS outperformed the Post Office in all aspects. But these days, for a lot of aspects, it’s hard to tell much of a diff.
Look at All the Useless Things You Can Buy at the Hilton from the Most Expensive Vending Machine in the WorldThursday, June 5th, 2014
One supposes some business travelers can simply expense these kinds of purchases?
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But if you need a brass knuckles case for your iPhone like right now…