When A Sale Isn’t Impressive

Sometimes a sale isn’t impressive. I noticed a sale from one of my favorite stores but then was immediately let down.

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What the sale is.

40% of Bath and Body works

Today the site mentions that you can get the following

  • 40% off on all items PLUS
  • Free shipping on orders with any $40 order

Now this might be a great deal for certain items but it is not a good deal for 3 wick candles. My most frequent purchases are the 3 wick candles. I always buy items when they are on sale and normally stock up.

I have enough soaps to last for the next couple of months. The soap holders and other decorative items do not grab my attention. Right now, any purchase that I make would be 3 wick candles.

What the prices used to be.

Just a few days ago the candles were buy one get one free. This made a 3 wick candle $12.25 each. About a week prior they were also on sale for $12.95 each.

Since the prior sale prices were lower, today’s sale isn’t impressive in my mind. At least it does not work for the items I am interested in.

Do you think today’s sale is impressive or not?

Author: Lulu

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