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    Mark Ellwood

    Journalist & Retail Expert
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    British-born, New York-based Mark Ellwood has lived out of a suitcase for most of his life. After studying at Cambridge University in England for his undergraduate degree in English Literature and at The University of Chicago for his master’s, he moved to New York to become a print and broadcast journalist. He has written regularly for the Financial Times Weekend and The Wall Street Journal among others.

    Ellwood’s new book, "Bargain Fever: How to Shop in a Discounted World", examines our culture’s obsession with deals, discounts and never paying full price.

    Past Events

    Monday, Oct 14 2013

    12 PM

    Whether you clip coupons regularly, shop exclusively online or happily pay full price, it’s true - retailers know more about your buying behavior... read more
    2 hours | Talk | Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art

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