March 20, 2009
Listen here. Aired on Marketplace Money.
During the downturn a lot of people began haggling with sales clerks over the price of T-shirts, pants, even gadgets. But there's an art to bargaining. This story is something of a how-to guide for people who want the best chance of getting the best deal. It includes advice on bargaining etiquette from the inimitable Alison Houtte of Hooti Couture in Brooklyn.