I was really looking forward to buying some discounted Valentine's Day candy at either SATY, Daiwa, or AEON.
Before Valentine's Day, Emily and I looked enviously at all the different types of holiday chocolate. There were chocolate gorillas, chocolate paint brushes, boxes of chocolate....well, you see where I'm going with this.
I thought that the chocolate would be discounted ON Valentine's Day, you know, to help them move the product before the big day ended. NOPE.
Then I thought that the chocolate would be discounted the day AFTER Valentine's Day, you know, to make room for the next holiday's items. NOPE.
Well, actually, I was half right.
I was walking through the rows of old Valentine's Day candy at AEON yesterday when I saw the workers rearranging all of the chocolate and putting signs up that read "White Day March 14." I found out later that they did the same thing at SATY.
The stores repackage the same candy from Valentine's Day, let it sit on a shelf for a month, and try to sell it at full price for White Day!
I tell you what, I'm going to be REALLY upset, if the candy isn't marked down on March 15.
REALLY, REALLY upset.
Tags: white day, valentines day