What happened to Spencer's Gifts?
I don't hang out in malls much - and I don't recall having been in a Spencer's more than a couple of times, ever, the most recently being probably ten years ago. As I recall, it was a place to buy fairly innocuous gifts, novelties, toys - a place to find a joy buzzer or a
Until the other night. My daughter dragged me into the Spencer's at Rosedale.
Ho Lee Cow. I felt like she's dragged me into the old Maharaja's on West Seventh. The stupidly filthy mixed freely with the gratuitously moronically obscene in a melange that made Hot Topic feel like The Gap. The "Peeing Calvin" stickers actually stood out as the classiest thing in the inventory.
When did Spencer's turn into a one-stop novelty shop for a**holes?
I guess my biggest hope is that it's a really bad market-based decision - that there's not really a market for idiots who want to buy obscene t-shirts and bumper stickers.
I got a bad feeling about this.Posted by Mitch at February 16, 2006 06:01 AM | TrackBack