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Thursday

23

July 2009

No Pressure, Just Buy!

by Alexandre Denault, on PC, Market

Last week, I received a coupon from TigerDirect. I could save 20$ of my next 200$ purchase. The catch, the coupon expired in less than two days. I also received a similar deal from Dell. I could get great savings on computers, but only until the end of weekend ( less than two days ).

Pressure sales are nothing new. Anybody who has shopped for a car will tell you that the pressure is on when the salesmen gets a comission. Even infomercials on TV want you to call in the next 30 minutes for grrreat! savings. Is this just an emerging thrend for online commerce?

Alexandre Denault
Alexandre Denault

Veteran software developer and holds a PhD in Computer Science. Avid computer enthusiast (geek) who has been dabbling with technology ever since his Dad brought home an 8086 computer.

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