The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #54258   Message #845362
Posted By: Kim C
11-Dec-02 - 02:24 PM
Thread Name: BS: Bloody WalMart
Subject: RE: BS: Bloody WalMart
Nashville still has a locally-owned men's clothing store. Levy's has been in business continuously since the 1850s.

Of course.... they do have a niche market. It's all expensive designer stuff. Ferragamo and the like.

My thing is this: for things that I want to wear a long time, I buy from Lands End or LL Bean. I have a coat from LL Bean that I've been wearing for 10 years, a jumper I've worn every summer for the last 8 years or so, and several pairs of trousers from both places. Trendy, funky, fun things, that cost a lot at a department store, I buy at a discount place for half the price.

And food.... well, I don't skimp so much on food. I try to eat healthy, and make Mister eat healthy, and it ain't cheap to do that. We've figured out that we spend about the same amount of money on groceries no matter what store we go to - including Wal-Mart.