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Detailed descriptions or just the specs, ma'am?

When you're shopping online, do you like to see detailed descriptions or just the bare bones specs? Or have you seen research that says one or the other? I'm responsible for adding new products to our online shops, and I'm trying to justify the time spent writing detailed descriptions. [more inside]
posted by Katemonkey on May 28, 2013 - 34 answers

Vintage fixed-gear bicycle store in Los Angeles

I once wandered into a store selling vintage steel road frames converted into fixed-gear bikes. I think I was in the Silverlake area, but it could have been Los Feliz or Echo Park (I had been exploring LA all that day with a free TAP Card and wasn't 100% oriented). Does anyone know what store this might have been, or where I could find a similar store in the LA area? [more inside]
posted by mnemonic on Jan 31, 2013 - 6 answers

Need a Chicago Brick and Mortar Store with Obama Merchandise

Obama SWAG in Chicago---where can I get some fast and in person? Leaving for Ethiopia in a matter of days and I've received a request from someone there for anything "Obama"...t-shirt, pins, posters, etc. But I don't have much time and anything ordered from the campaign store online will not arrive in time (they don't have an option for faster shipping.) Are there any brick and mortar stores in Chicago where I can pick something up?
posted by jeanmari on Feb 22, 2012 - 14 answers

market value

Are there any interesting foreign/international food markets in in-town Atlanta? [more inside]
posted by threeants on Feb 17, 2012 - 9 answers

Non-amazon online stores?

What online retailers should I use to purchase gifts for my relatives in other states, now that I'm aware of how Amazon treats its warehouse employees and do not wish to purchase anything from them until they improve the working conditions and increase their wages? [more inside]
posted by jsturgill on Dec 11, 2011 - 11 answers

Salty Liquorice Candy Outside of the Netherlands

What stores in Paris sell salty liquorice candy? I'm aware of one store (Käramell) that sells the candy by weight, but I'm really looking for a store that sells pre-packaged salty liquorice candy products, such as Venco Topdrop Hard Zout. I've had no luck in any of the chain supermarkets, so have you seen salty liquorice products in any smaller, independent Parisian stores?
posted by datarose on Mar 4, 2011 - 6 answers

Does Las Vegas have any reputable camera dealers?

Does Las Vegas have good, legit deals on cameras? [more inside]
posted by Joseppi on Aug 5, 2010 - 5 answers

What is the earliest recorded bookstore cat?

What is the earliest recorded bookstore cat?
posted by Joe Beese on Feb 16, 2010 - 9 answers

Why are department store ceilings so high?

Why are department store ceilings so high? [more inside]
posted by abbat on Jan 30, 2010 - 10 answers

No! I wanted a sharp card, not a card sharp

I am looking for a super-cool card store in NYC. [more inside]
posted by shothotbot on Sep 1, 2009 - 4 answers

dolla dolla bill y'all

What's actually worth it to buy from a dollar store? [more inside]
posted by kidsleepy on Jun 30, 2009 - 66 answers

Antiquing means so many different things

I need an antique (or sufficiently vintage-y-antiqu-y styled) trunk for my living room. Problem: every piece I've seen to has been too big, too worn, too ugly, or too expensive. Where would I find stores/markets/fairs/dealers in the NYC metro area that might carry such trunks? I got a zipcar, so I can tool around the tri-state area. Insanely detailed requirements follow. [more inside]
posted by The Whelk on Jun 8, 2009 - 8 answers

Baby and bike boutiques in the Big Apple

Headed to New York City, and looking for toddler-geared stores and bike shops. [more inside]
posted by fijiwriter on Feb 19, 2009 - 3 answers

Laid-back camera salesfolk in NYC?

Which of the price-competitive camera stores in New York is likely to be the most laid back about letting me hold and try out various combinations of mid-level DSLRs and lenses? The issue is not really whether B&H or Adorama (or whoever) is the "best" store. [more inside]
posted by Dave 9 on Jul 15, 2008 - 6 answers

Great San Francisco camera stores?

Great San Francisco camera stores? [more inside]
posted by GuyZero on May 16, 2008 - 7 answers

I need to look at every online women's clothing store in the world.

I'm looking to buy, or at least locate, a women's lightweight black 3/4 length jacket with slim tailoring (outerwear, not a suit jacket) online. I'm really particular, so I haven't found the perfect jacket yet. What online stores have I forgotten? [more inside]
posted by xo on May 1, 2008 - 20 answers

Members Only!

What are some retail credit card accounts (ie Macy's Card) that deliver good freebies, coupons, discounts or other promos for members? [more inside]
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur on Jan 13, 2008 - 13 answers

Help me find a book finder...

Book search with price comparison. [more inside]
posted by vincentm on Apr 16, 2007 - 10 answers

Where can I find a simple sterling cuff bracelet in Toronto?

Where on earth (well, specifically Toronto), can I buy a simple sterling silver cuff bracelet? What I thought would be a simple search has become almost comically fruitless. [more inside]
posted by generichuman on Feb 24, 2007 - 10 answers

Can anyone recommend a user based shopping cart?

I'd like to setup a webstore/portal script for local bands to sell their merchandise on. Can anyone recommend a solution? I'd prefer it to be LAMP based if possible.
posted by jackofsaxons on May 20, 2005 - 4 answers

Does anyone here have experience with a bit of shopping cart software called MivaMerchant?

Does anyone here have experience with a bit of shopping cart software called MivaMerchant? I'm trying to integrate it into an existing website, but with mixed results, and I've been unable to find a quality, free support forum on the web (although I have read that they exist).
posted by anastasiav on Jun 9, 2004 - 2 answers

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