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Saturday, March 31, 2012

Shopping effectively in the face of sneaky shelving tricks

Quick, which bag do you grab?

Products on shelf

Do you grab the one up front and call it done? Somehow, I think they want you to do that. Here's why:

Prices on shelf

Yep, both the 7 and the 9 pound bags were the same price. But look again: the 9 pound bags with the "more free" marking were hidden way in the back.