This brings a whole new face to shopping therapy: at Joupi, a children's store in France, their shopping bags depict the faces of indifferent children. But, low and behold when you buy something and place it in the bag, the children's face on the bags turn to smiles when you pick it up.
It's retail imitating real life, and a reminder that buying material things make you (and your children) happy. Which is sad. But clever. So you can't hate it entirely.