Tag Archive: checkout

Jul 21 2012

Know the five shopping triggers

By Mary Hunt Don’t look now, but that man who just walked into the store behind you is not here to shop. He’s a shopping anthropologist. The store hired his employer to find out what makes you tick. Once they have this data, they’ll use it to improve their profit margins. He’s watching your every …

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Jan 30 2012

Supermarket tricks that make us spend more

By Mary Hunt I’ve always thought of myself as pretty sharp when it comes to spotting supermarket trickery. I’m not even fazed by an end-cap display announcing, “Special.” I know their ways. They hope we’ll just assume that “special” means “super cheap sale.” But we’re so much smarter than that. Which is why I was …

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