on 12/6/02 12:15 PM, N3KKE@aol.com at N3KKE@aol.com wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> This encouraged the manufacturers to
>> promote them heavily, creating demand, and enabling them to sell them for a
>> higher profit margin.
> Promotion can't make people buy anything they don't want. The Edsel was
> promoted out the wazoo, and the public hated it, and it went away. Remember
> New Coke?
The point is that it can make them want something they don't need (examples
too numerous to mention, but 4x4 capability in a street vehicle in a warm
climate is a good example).
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
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