Here's my suggestion for this contest: a bunch of cats using invisible shopping carts. Think of the savings!
The picture is from the icanhascheeseburger LOLCat site, and was called to my attention by Luke Howard. http://icanhascheezburger.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/funny-pictures-cat-has-invisible-cart.jpg
Feel free to use my idea if you think you can get a bunch of cats to do anything coherent.
from the PR wire:
IRI Launches Contest to Find Nation's Savviest Consumers in Downturn Economy
"Savvy Supermarket Cents™" Contest Entries Accepted at www.YouTube.com/SavvyCents
CHICAGO, Sept. 22, 2009 - The current recession has created a whole new generation of thrifty consumers who know how to get creative and stretch their dollars. Information Resources, Inc. (IRI), the leading global provider of consumer, shopper, and market insights for the consumer packaged goods (CPG), retail, and healthcare industries, today announced its new nationwide video contest, hosted on www.YouTube.com/SavvyCents, which recognizes and rewards these innovatively frugal shoppers.