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Getting Fired? Hurry, Buy This Suit

| Say you’ve just bought a new suit to spruce yourself up on the job. The next morning, your boss calls you into his office, compliments you on your fashionable duds, and with a heavy heart, lays you off. To address this very situation, the Jos. A. Bank menswear chain is running a “Risk Free Suit” promotion. Buy a suit now and if you’re fired by July 1, 2009, Bank will refund your money. You can keep the suit. This is just another story suggesting that American capitalism is in the throes of a Great Giveback; it’s also another suit-bargain dilemma for Dan Hamermesh. (HT: Peter Houston) [%comments]