EppsNet Archive: Walgreens

Regal Cinema is Alienating Me

28 May 2017 /
Regal Cinemas

Went to the movies yesterday and found that Regal Cinema has joined the ranks of Chevron and Walgreens as companies willing to hit up customers for a charitable donation as part of their regular purchase.

You’re part of an industry that burns up a billion dollars making pirate movies and Baywatch and special effects science fiction bullshit. Donate that money to whatever cause you’re passing the hat for, instead of hustling the customers for a donation over and above the price of a ticket and a 6-dollar soda and a 10-dollar sack of popcorn, and then tooting your own horn over your generosity and community involvement.


Microeconomics at Walgreens

21 Nov 2014 /

Walgreens pharmacy

“Do you have a Walgreens rewards card?” the checker asks.

“Yes I do,” I reply and I hand it to him.

“Do you want to redeem any reward points today?”

“Can you tell me how much I have available in reward points?”

“Yes . . . let’s see . . . you have one dollar.”

“One dollar?”

“Yes.”

“I’ll let it ride.”