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EMPRESSAMQ Posts: 5,077
12/2/13 4:41 P

I also just like looking at the deals, nothing I need to buy right now.

MCJULIEO Posts: 10,680
12/2/13 4:20 P

I just like LOOKING at all the deals!

CAMEOSUN SparkPoints: (80,733)
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12/2/13 1:07 P

Somewhat on sale. Doing Cyber-Monday. We live on an island, so not much of a choice.

KITTYCAT64 Posts: 599
12/1/13 7:58 P

I love perfume.

MANDIETERRIER1 Posts: 13,734
12/1/13 7:48 P

That is so true SherylLDS, I only buy perfume when I know someone likes it. Perfume is such a personal thing. I love Angel by Thierry Mugler and would love to get a gift set

FENWAYGIRL18 Posts: 5,855
12/1/13 6:44 P

I'm glad you got some nice things on sale Enjoy them!

SHERYLDS Posts: 12,167
12/1/13 6:33 P

the best deal is buying something you can afford that you know the person will like. No sale can beat that. Not everyone likes perfume

JANIEWWJD SparkPoints: (238,946)
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12/1/13 6:27 P

Sometimes I find many good deals at this time of the year.

AZULVIOLETA6 SparkPoints: (65,040)
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12/1/13 6:07 P

Interesting that Christmas is such a big deal given that Christians are less than 10% of the population in Malaysia.

On the other hand, I certainly know lots of Muslims who celebrate Christmas just for the presents. :)

I think that January is really better if you are looking for good deals.

Edited by: AZULVIOLETA6 at: 12/1/2013 (18:09)
MANDIETERRIER1 Posts: 13,734
12/1/13 3:41 P

The Christmas season is always a good time to get perfume gift sets.

Also many clothing stores are discounting their clothes.

Edited by: MANDIETERRIER1 at: 12/1/2013 (15:42)
ARCHIMEDESII SparkPoints: (142,750)
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12/1/13 2:55 P

The sales will get better closer to Christmas as retail shops try to reduce stock before the end of year inventory. So, a sweater that is marked down 30% for Black Friday may be marked down to 50% the days leading up to Christmas.

I believe many people will be purchasing items closer to the holiday to snag those last minute sales and mark downs.

Even in Malaysia, you'll be seeing a lot of sales. That's because the retail stores will be doing everything they can to encourage you to spend your money.






FAITHP44 SparkPoints: (52,430)
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12/1/13 2:27 P

Hey, glad you got the carrier bags! We get better bargains after Christmas in UK, although more and more shops are starting their sale shortly before Christmas to try and tempt last minute shoppers.

KKKAREN SparkPoints: (216,733)
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12/1/13 11:29 A

I think they artificially inflate prices so they can call it a sale when Christmas comes. In other words the "sale" price is the price they wanted to receive in the first place.

MLAN613 SparkPoints: (166,184)
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12/1/13 8:35 A

Here on the US, we have tons of sales going on. And the Friday after Thanksgiving is called Black Friday because it's the day most retailer get their stores profitable. They usually offer crazy deals to coincide with the day. Personally, I don't stalk those deals out. I find out what my husband wants ad if I am able to get a deal or sale, great. If not, that's okay.

EOWYN2424 Posts: 5,822
12/1/13 2:41 A

Everything seems to be on sale now in Malaysia!!!!

This is the best time to get expensive perfume because now they come in Christmas packs! Where you can get a shower gel or body lotion added on with your perfume for no extra charge! Only during the Christmas season! Same with makeup! But they do have some marketing tricks to get you to spend more, like a purchase with purchase deal!

I also got some nice earrings because jewellery was also on sale! I also got some nice paper carrier bags to put my needlework in! What about in your part of the world? Does everything seem to be on sale now!? Please share!

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