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Blackburn & Sweetzer notes a disturbing new trend: Boutiques that reserve their nice bags for people who buy things full price. “This might already be well known but last week, my friend XXX bought a shirt on sale at American Rag and they gave him a cheap white plastic bag and made a point of telling him that’s the SALE bag, the nice bags are reserved for full-priced items?he just dropped three digits on a SWEATER, the least you can do is give him the nice bag.” [B&S]