Author Topic: Joseph Toiletries  (Read 2609 times)

onehair

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Joseph Toiletries
« on: February 29, 2016, 06:58:56 AM »
Did anyone notice in the article for the Oscar swag bags the Joseph Toiletry kit with a $275 retail value?
https://www.josephs-toiletries.com/

I was more impressed by the utter gall of someone charging $275 for toilet paper and special cleaners for your bottom.

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Re: Joseph Toiletries
« Reply #1 on: February 29, 2016, 10:25:55 AM »
Sounds hilarious and straight out of the playbook for selling luxury goods: Take mostly ordinary goods, create a good-sounding backstory on why they're special, and tag them with absurd MSRPs. Luxury buyers view the price itself as a signal of a desirable good.

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Re: Joseph Toiletries
« Reply #2 on: February 29, 2016, 11:20:59 AM »
I've seen potatoes going for 10 times the cost of a regular potato just because they were individually packaged. Makes sense that toilet paper should trend toward individually wrapped squares.

Like American Cheese. Except for your butt.

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Re: Joseph Toiletries
« Reply #3 on: February 29, 2016, 11:23:50 AM »
Like American Cheese. Except for your butt.

With a slogan like that, I'd buy it in a heartbeat.

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Re: Joseph Toiletries
« Reply #4 on: February 29, 2016, 12:36:32 PM »
And here I thought Charmin was top of the line along with soap and water as needed. Or maybe baby wipes or those wet Cottonelles for problem times.    I see I was very wrong lol.  And now I have the mental image of someone applying American cheese to their butt...Eesh...


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Re: Joseph Toiletries
« Reply #5 on: February 29, 2016, 01:59:54 PM »
And here I thought Charmin was top of the line along with soap and water as needed. Or maybe baby wipes or those wet Cottonelles for problem times.    I see I was very wrong lol.  And now I have the mental image of someone applying American cheese to their butt...Eesh...

Which, come to think of it, might not affect the flavor, texture, consistency, or shelf life of the processed cheese. You may be onto something, Onehair.

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Re: Joseph Toiletries
« Reply #6 on: February 29, 2016, 02:05:30 PM »
Wipe butt...

What is this... wipe butt.... you speak of?

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Re: Joseph Toiletries
« Reply #7 on: February 29, 2016, 02:16:13 PM »
Wasn't it $232,000 for the whole bag of goodies - car rentals, spas, etc? Makes my head spin. Giving rich people rich gifts... ;)