Marketing breakthrough of the century

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    Sometimes you buy something and you get less than you expected; you then have every reason to be disappointed. Sometimes you buy something and get nothing, which might make you angry.

    Sometimes you buy something and get more than you expected. You might then be happy and/or suspicious.

    Enter the new, brilliant marketing system: You buy one, and you get one. No more, no less, just the precise amount you paid for.

    Think about it.

    You might be tempted to dismiss this as trivial, but don't be so hasty! It takes time to fully grasp the implications. This is in fact a superior achievement, somewhere between the simplest possible sophistication and the most sophisticated form of simplicity.

    Utter genius.

    TheAlieness GiselaGiardino²³, and 16 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Clemson 85 months ago | reply

      You buy one, you should get one.

    2. TheAlieness GiselaGiardino²³ 85 months ago | reply

      Excellent. Never take for granted the apparently obvious. It seldom is.

      "Success is the study of the obvious. Everybody should have Obvious I and Obvious II at school." -Jim Rohn. =)

    3. luketelliott 85 months ago | reply

      when i got my pro account i wanted 1 year and it automatically presumed i wanted to pay for 2 years worth :| lol

    4. Little Miss Pantone 85 months ago | reply

      Other vitamins come in multi-packs, but you only need one of the Finest..

    5. southgeist 85 months ago | reply

      brilliant. the sign and your analysis :-)

    6. xmark. 85 months ago | reply

      You can buy a single vitamin?

    7. GustavoG 85 months ago | reply

      Buying many vitamins must B-complex.

    8. xmark. 85 months ago | reply

      That reply, nicely punned - pleased by funny comment.

    9. ivann_lamy 85 months ago | reply

      "please your photo it's good for lovely-city, join: www.flickr.com/groups/lovely-city/pool/
      Merci, thanks, gracias.

    10. Romat 85 months ago | reply

      They forgot the most important word.... FREE!!!

    11. Rob Greg 77 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Retail Dungeon, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    12. sara.llel 74 months ago | reply

      Ha! That's ingenious.

    13. Paul L Dineen 64 months ago | reply

      About as comforting as the slogan:
      If it's in stock, we've got it!

      Which, it seems, a number of places have adopted. Donno the originator.

    14. vip223 54 months ago | reply

      fantastic... ! i can see this taking on

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