Financialization is pervasive, today.
I’ve noticed that Apple, perhaps the large organization most concerned about image and experience has succumbed to the primacy of “the deal”, or just _____ per month.
I suspect a promotional poster at the store entrance was not part of the planned aesthetic.
Apple’s store app and web page prominently feature monthly payments:
Apple’s titanium card seems timely. It will be interesting to see how the risk / reward relationship with Goldman Sachs plays out.