Thursday, September 15, 2005

Retail therapy

I’ve been dead, dead busy this week, preparing for a bit of a potential ‘clover fields initiative’…

The reason? I’ve managed to blag a meeting on Friday in ‘that there London’ – at the HQ of the nation’s biggest shopping institution.

It’s not quite ‘Eminem’ – more ‘Emaness’, actually.

Why do they want to see me? God knows. Maybe they fancy a bit of rough, a bit of greying street cred may be in order to resurrect a wounded retail monster – and a dose of OK-le-dokerly magic is sure to do the trick?

More likely, it’s because I’m cheap and will do most things for a couple of bob, a free glass of milk stout and a packet of salt & shake crisps…..

10 comments:

JonnyB said...

Yeah well make sure they know that if they don't like it they can't just take it back.

ericg said...

This is not just a scamp, it's a full colour hand drawn visual.
This is not just a photograph, this is a high res digital photograph.
This is not just a word document, this is a highly persuasive piece of copywriting.
This is not just a brochure, this is an Alfred the Ok brochure.

alfie said...

Eric - what are you trying to say?
Is my presentation style as old as Max Bygraves?
as corny as Jimmy Tarbuck?
as convincing as an Iraqi WMD dossier?

Roger B. said...

M&S?

Their pants have gone right down...

ericg said...

Max Bygraves, Jimmy Tarbuk? That's S&M not M&S

Mike Cunningham said...

What with the two bob, and the crisps, you're jumping into hyper-inflation, Boyo!

wonkotsane said...

If they try and ply you with food, make sure it's brand name and none of that cheap own brand stuff. :D

Tim Worstall said...

Alfie,
Can you drop me a line? I can’t see your email addy on the site.

I want to use one of your pieces in an anthology I’m doing and need to get your permission.

(No, sorry, just a copy of the book, no $).

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