Thousands of people queued for hours outside a luxury jeweler in Tokyo that was offering an unusual promotion to ease the recession blues

-          A giveaway of 5000 free diamonds.

A queue stretched for several city blocks from early morning as people waited for Mauboussin in upmarket Ginza district eager to get one of the 0.1 carat rocks, worth $50 each.


The offer was part of a “bright campaign to drive away the recession”.


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 - Economic Times India