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I believe someone really smart on this forum suggested this before...

I am in favor of this by the way.

Would you pay to try on clothes in-store?

A handful of struggling Australian boutiques sure hopes so.

The Sydney Morning Herald writes that thanks to a 4.8 percent drop in clothing and footwear sales, retailers there have come up with a series of new tactics to encourage customers to buy off the rack and not online (for a presumably lower price)...including a fitting room fee, which is then refunded upon purchase.

And according to News.com.au, that fee could be as much as $50, the amount some ski shops are charging to try on boots.

Designer Clare Press explained why it's come to this, telling the Herald, ''As a designer with one store, we have become a destination so you have to work hard as customers are no longer going to walk past and buy a dress on a whim.''

The try-on-clothes-for-a-charge concept could ostensibly work in the customers' favor -- shorter dressing room lines, only having to browse the shelves along with serious shoppers...but we're not sure how, in the end, it'll help bring in that much more dough.



http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/0..._n_850336.html
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post #2 of 23 (permalink) Old 06-01-2011, 02:36 PM
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sounds like an adult book/video store browse fee refunded at purchase, lol.

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i can't wait to try on clothes after 5 homeless men just wore them
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Guess what, if retailers start to charge to try on clothes they will lose even more money.
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If a successful business is a positive number, which is worse, -5 or -8?
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If a successful business is a positive number, which is worse, -5 or -8?
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there is more of less
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So a business could go even more out of business? Like, out of business to the 8th power? Holy fawk.
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So a business could go even more out of business? Like, out of business to the 8th power? Holy fawk.
no, only -8

you didn't use powers in your last example
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-8 is just -2 to the 4th power.
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-8 is just -2 to the 4th power.
Math wasn't your strong suit, was it?

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-8 is just -2 to the 4th power.

then it becomes a positive 8 in business doubling the negative makes it a positive
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So two wrongs actually do make a right?
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CP doesn't have to worry about this because he only has a few jackets left now and he can't keep a large enough stock of Sidi boots to try on anyways

It might work if EVERYONE does it. The online retailers will just counter this idea with free exchange if it doesn't fit. Which some of them already do. The days of paying MSRP and impulse shopping is over. Of course there are exceptions but the majority have become smart with their money either out of necessity or because it just makes more sense to PAY LESS.
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then it becomes a positive 8 in business doubling the negative makes it a positive
neither of you were good in math huh...

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neither of you were good in math huh...
this is clsb not differential equations
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this is clsb not differential equations
fuck everything about differential equations.

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id rather try it on for free and order it online for cheaper

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this is clsb not differential equations
no shit but -2 to the 3rd power not the 4th power would result in -8

so youre wrong about it getting rid of the negative
and the 4th power was wrong as well


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no shit but -2 to the 3rd power not the 4th power would result in -8

so youre wrong about it getting rid of the negative
and the 4th power was wrong as well


thanks for playing though, ill take your quarters now

but we are talking about money, which doesn't require parentheses


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So two wrongs actually do make a right?
No, but the lefts do.

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No, but the lefts do.
You need 3 not 2. Hillrod

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