It’s the opposite of Australia where we might see a 10% discount sign.
In Taiwan a 10% discount would go like this:
Number ’9′ means 90% stays with the shop, customers gets a ten percent discount.
Likewise a fifty percent discount is a number ’5′.
A number 7 would mean 70% stays with the shop and customers get a 30% discount.
It took me a while to get the message. I hope this is correct?
Characters in this case are reversed. It was on the window of the bus from airport to Taipei Main Station.
One minute video. Foods and winter fruits of Taipei 27 Feb 2012.
Mad Men is a TV series about an advertising agency in New York 1960s
Color in shop window surpasses many Australian stores.
Approaching Danshui are these modern apartment buildings with good views. The power lines do not seem to have been a problem for the developers I’ve noted before.
One beer brand shown here in the centre is in a new type of bottle that feels like something made of plastic.
The bright colors caught my eye. It’s apparently a wedding dress shop? Red wedding dress?
There’s a main street in Kaohsiung full of such shops. The managers get easily upset when you start taking photographs – worried you might be stealing their designs.
A pointless worry unless the windows are covered up later at night – which they are not.
Sometimes an interesting conversation follows when your motive is learned to be tourism and photography.
Another area in Taipei, near the Danshui River has lots of material shops. I bought some pure silk and had this made into an inner sheet for a sleeping bag. Total price about NT$600