I was thinking about Steve Jobs buying a closet full of black turtlenecks so he didn't have to make that decision every day. I also saw some recent charts that showed purchasing trends for different age groups, and noted that once people buy good flatware they don't make an additional purchase. It occurred to me that, at my age (mid-forties) I could conceivably purchase a lifetime supply of socks.
What are items that a person of average means could purchase in sufficient quantities to last them the rest of their life? [more inside]
When companies sponsor contests to win a "lifetime supply" of their product, how do they decide what constitutes a lifetime supply? [more inside]