The other night, I was doing a little bit of last-minute holiday shopping at the soon-to-be-closing Virgin Megastore and I noticed something: Staff members were wearing T-shirts touting Radiohead’s In Rainbows, complete with a reminder that the album would be available in the store where I was standing on Jan. 1. Not sure if this t-shirt is only being worn by people who work at the rapidly shrinking chain–and aren’t top-down wardrobe edicts an excellent way to keep up employee morale?–but I did find it kind of interesting, if only in an “allegedly forward-thinking band embraces the oldest promotional tactic in the American book (casual Friday edition)” way. Anyone want to bet how high a price one of those shirts would fetch on eBay?
Virgin Megastore Employees Wear ‘In Rainbows’ Shirts
Dec 24th, 2007 // 1 Comment