Jon Bailey is urging his fellow Americans to buy as much Scotch Tape as possible enough to last three or four years on what he calls Purple Tuesday (Dec. 9) in hopes of building confidence in the economy.
He figures if enough people purchase tape, there will be a noticeable blip in sales and the bean counters and media analysts who have been beating a drum of negativity about holiday sales will be forced to explain the big boost.
Most likely, the experts will interpret the increase in tape sales as a sign that, contrary to media reports, Americans ARE actually spending money this holiday season.
Although Bailey doesnt own stock in Scotch Tape, he predicts his sticky scheme will help businesses and consumers get it together.
He admits it might sound silly, but says the tape day is no more ridiculous than the hype around Black Friday or Cyber Monday.
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