Monthly Archives: December 2016

  1. We’re sorry! What happens when you take a customer experience, add in some satire and send a mass email

    We’re sorry! What happens when you take a customer experience, add in some satire and send a mass email

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    In the run-up to Christmas, one of the most common questions our store staff are asked is, “I’m meeting my boyfriend’s/girlfriend’s parents for the first time and have no idea what to wear. Do you have a suitable outfit?”.

     

    Discussing this within the JOY team, we realised that most of us had the same insecurities about meeting our future MiL/FiLs for the first time, or felt we had already made some seemingly horrific fashion faux pas which we never wanted to repeat.

     

    The horror stories and fears shared by customers and staff

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  2. COMPETITION! Win Tickets To See The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

    COMPETITION! Win Tickets To See The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

    It's competition time! This time we've got two tickets for The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time to give away, PLUS a night at a 4-star London hotel.

    Winner of 7 Olivier Awards and 5 Tony Awards® including ‘Best Play’, the National Theatre’s production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time brings Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel to thrilling life on stage, adapted by two-time Olivier Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens and directed by Olivier and Tony Award®-winning director Marianne Elliott. You won’t want to miss this innovative and moving production hailed by The Times as ‘a phenomenal combination of storytelling and spectacle'.

     

    Enter the competiti

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