By Ben Cohen
The Independent reports on an interesting development in Saudi Arabia – women selling lingerie to women:
Using colorful bras donated by employees at Victoria’s Secret, a group of 26
mostly Saudi women completed the first course of its kind to be offered in
the kingdom — how to fit, stock and sell underwear — a training organisers
hope will help boost a campaign to lift the ban on women selling underwear
in the kingdom.
The graduates held a small ceremony at a college in the western seaport of
Jiddah yesterday, capping 40 hours of instruction during which they learned
to overcome their embarrassment at doing bra fittings, deal with customer
complaints and display the stock in an appealing manner.
Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.