Sick of sales

A whole page in Life is devoted to the Black Friday sales, a marketing ploy in the United States to boost consumer sales (Black Friday Madness, Life, Nov 19).

But its insidious introduction in Singaporeleaves some of us old- timers with a sense of deja vu.

In Singapore, do we not already have enough festivals for all the different races and religions to splurge on and celebrate, without a less-than-meaningful Black Friday?

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Narayana Narayana

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 28, 2015, with the headline ''. Print Edition | Subscribe