Hmmmm…If Ikea Made Hi-Fi…Oh!


I was musing to myself that the return of vinyl records and turntables would be just the kind of thing that I’d expect Ikea to jump on. I imagined an Ikea made turntable that matched their minimalist furniture offerings, probably with an unpronounceable (unless you are Swedish) name and was placed strategically in that Ikea meets the Crystal Maze type showroom that you can never escape.

Then I realised that Ikea had already started making bluetooth speakers so maybe, I thought, my fanciful random thought wasn’t too far of the mark.

And then I searched a bit more…and…


Physical Formats And Budget Fashion Play Footsie

What? Primark to start selling CDs. Does their demographic actually buy CDs? Or even own a player? Or is this some kind of post ironic statement? Or do I have no idea what I’m talking about? (don’t answer the last one. I know the answer).

Image by hihihellokitty under this creative commons licence

George In The Office

asda office suitFollowing Asda’s £15 suit for men comes general office attire for women with a top and trousers offering costing £5 for the pair. This follows on from the £10 school uniform and the £60 wedding dress all sold under the George in store clothing brand.

Of course it would be churlish to question the source and conditions under which such clothes are made quite so affordable.
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