It’s just like the AWS pop-up lounge…
…and the famous AWS pop-up house of yesteryear:
This is How We Live Now:
This thing was only supposed to be around for about three weeks last summer, but here it is, still chugging along in 2015:
Here’s what it looks like inside.
Gaia knows that there’s no Kmart in San Francisco. (Can you imagine!) And yet, The Mart is sending “Street Teams” to The City on Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 to “prowl” our sidewalks showing off the “quality and variety” of their Halloween costumes.
Kmart offers thousands of costumes plus a huge assortment of treats and a new online Halloween shop
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Oct. 12 – Families are getting into the spirit of Halloween this year with “Totally Ghoul” at Kmart. The retailer is offering an eye-popping assortment of thousands of costumes for men, women, teens and kids, as well as all the trimmings for the spookiest Halloween party house. Kmart has also enhanced the “Totally Ghoul” online experience with the debut of the “Costume Machine” and “Ghoul Me” tools.
“Halloween has become an increasingly universal celebration for all ages, and with that, Kmart expanded our costume assortment alone by more than 50 percent,” said Dev Mukherjee, SVP and president, Seasonal & Toys, Sears Holdings. “This year, Halloween falls on a weekend, so there will be more parties for kids and adults than usual. To help with the holiday festivities, Kmart has party décor, costumes and candy empowering customers to manage their lives as well as make the holiday affordable and over-the-top fun.”
Revelers can browse “Totally Ghoul” for thousands of costumes and the most coveted licensed merchandise from Transformers, Wizards of Waverly Place, GI Joe, Harry Potter, Bakugan, Star Trek, Super Why, Barbie(TM), Thumbelina, Bratz, Sesame Street and much more. Couples will find his-and-her costumes to transform themselves into Popeye and Olive Oyl, a Cave Couple and even a Wicked fairy tale.
On Tuesday, Oct. 27, costumed “street teams” will prowl the sidewalks in New York, Chicago and San Francisco, to show passerby’s the amazing quality and variety of holiday attire available at Kmart.
More ghoulishdeets, after the jump
Supplies of Diva da’ Bunny and her friend Dude da’ Bunny were low this Spring in the bay area. Perhaps the unusually low number of WalMart stores in the 415 / 510 / 650 regions can explain why we didn’t get our fair share of chocolate hip hop.
As Diva da’ Bunny says: “Bling! Bling!”
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Here’s a haunting visage, huh?
Make sure you don’t pick up the evil version by mistake:
Have a happy Easter Spring Break!
Thank Gaia we still have photos of these Vernal Equinox Lagomorphs.
Joseph Schmidt Confections, R.I.P.
Thanks to Hershey/Artisan Chocolates, our home-grown chocolate company’s distinctive batik boxes will be a rare sight pretty soon. Enjoy them while you can.
Puffy egg, Puffy egg/
It’s not your fault
Scharffen Berger Chocolate Maker, R.I.P. But at least the Milton S. Hershey Company employees in Berkeley will get a “very competitive” severance package. (Isn’t the first thing you should ask at a job interview – how competitive is your severance package?)
Fallen, fallen is Scharffen Berger the great, she who has made all the nations drink of the wine of the passion of her immorality. Yea, it is broken, howl ye for it, take balm for her pain, if so be it may be healed. Click ye to expand:
This place is the bomb, a brick house built extra tough for the hazards of munitions manufacturing, its original purpose. See? A factory tour, head gear required:
If only they had had a marketing campaign with more fling and frivolity, like the way they do it over at Mars, Incorporated.