Each pair takes 100 days to make, and during the manufacturing process the frames are tossed in wood chips to give them a lustrous shine.”It’s a passion,” she said.Related: Rude sales people can boost luxury salesBut not everyone shares that passion for designer sunglasses. Lois Bitner Olson, a marketing professor at San Diego State University, claims that all glasses can be manufactured cheaply and easily and brand labels are the primary reason customers pay more.”Unless they’re made with real gold or silver or tortoise shell, they can be made for less than three dollars,” said Olson. That’s all sunglasses, she said, regardless of the brand.Olson says there’s only one reason why consumers spend big bucks on shades.”Sunglasses are such an ego driven product it’s all about me and what you see on my face,” she said.
NFL fans receive $2.50 Miller Lite bottles, $3.50 Sam Adams and discounted wings and nachos. During football season, though, the subterranean pool hall attracts crowds for different reasons: Six huge 10 foot high definition projection screens and almost two dozen plasma screens showing every game, plus regular happy hour drink specials ($2.50 and $3 drafts) on Sunday afternoons. Large groups should make reservations if they want to watch a specific game..
“This week, Mitch McConnell did his best imitation of ‘father knows best’ in the Senate, instructing the lady senator from Massachusetts on the finer points of decorum. Strange how he invokes this rule only when a woman dares speak, isn’t it? I mean, he didn’t try to shut up Ted Cruz, even when Cruz was in the process of calling Mitch McConnell a liar right to his face, so his standards for what is offensive to other senators seems to be pretty specific. When a man says certain things, it will be allowed which McConnell proved the next day, when several male Democrats read exactly the same letter Warren was prevented from reading.
I am what I am. I know my strengths. I improved on some of the weaknesses. Reporter Megan McArdle tested the comparison for a Bloomberg Businessweek article this month: “After I’d put it together, I had something surprisingly close to one of the cigarettes I used to smoke. The mentholated tobacco flavor rolled sinuously over my tongue, hit the back of my throat in an unctuously familiar cloud, and rushed through my capillaries, buzzing along my dormant nicotine receptors. The only thing missing was the unpleasant clawing feeling in my chest as my lungs begged me not to pollute them with tar and soot.”.