Friday, May 18, 2007

Feeding frenzy

Walked into a shop on the Champs Elysee

Sells perfumes, cosmetics and various beauty products

Big shop, well laid out , large range of products

Full of people

Funny energy

Like they had a bus waiting around the corner parked on a double yellow line

As if the shop would close in five minutes

Like the products were the last one's on the planet

Almost a feeding frenzy

Buying like there was no tomorrow

Madness, pushing shoving

Utter greedy mindless behaviour

Came out went into other shops nearby

Calm pleasant atmospheres

What had been going on in that shop?

Loud driving music?


Similar narcissistic consumers


Expensive brands


And over all a total preoccupation with self

Me, only I exist

I want

out of my way

Imagine one selfish customer sees another looking at some product

pushes to see as well

she might get the last one

What are you looking at?

What have you found?

Let me push in front of you in case you have found something I haven't seen before

And all that to buy things that are also available in other shops nearby!

Signs of the times