Category Archives: Shopping

Effective Tips for Duty-free Shopping

It’s a bummer when you’re finally hit with the realization that duty free isn’t what it means, and the guys running the store are not in it for the goodness of their hearts. They’re hoping to make a profit off you―yes you, who’s returning home from a stint abroad without bearing gifts. Duty free is another one of those phonies… Read more »

4 Factors That Influence the Buying Decisions of Consumers

What do you look for when you buy something? What are the ‘things’ that urge you to get that perfect bag or the gorgeous pair of shoes? As a consumer, there are many factors that affect our purchasing decisions. Most people are conditioned a certain way to choose from millions of alternative products and make alternate purchasing decisions. We may… Read more »

Why Do Girls Love Shopping So Much?

“You know that thing when you see someone cute and he smiles and your heart kind of goes like warm butter sliding down hot toast? Well that’s what it’s like when I see a store. Only it’s better.” – Rebecca Bloomwood, Confessions of a Shopaholic Comparing a physical attraction to buying something seems a little far-fetched, doesn’t it? Maybe it… Read more »

How to Become a Personal Shopper

But think about it: it’s really very personal. You’re taking a person’s clothes off and putting them into a dressing room. It’s like baring your soul. ―Betty Halbreich, Shopper at Bergdorf Goodman, on Personal Shopping A passion for shopping can often be a draining experience on your wallet. The excitement that buying new clothes brings with it can often be… Read more »