Battlepanda: Organization will set me free


Always trying to figure things out with the minimum of bullshit and the maximum of belligerence.

Sunday, September 02, 2007

Organization will set me free

Good reading for me, as I'm going through a massive de-cluttering effort before roommates can move in.

Last year, Americans spent $7 billion on organizational products for their homes, closets, and garages.

Container Store staff are trained to develop an "emotional connection" with customers. Says a salesperson, "When someone comes in to organize belts or shoes, there is usually a bigger problem."

1 in 3 ikea customers say they get more satisfaction from cleaning out their closets than from having sex.

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