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The Advantages and Risks of Online Shopping - The Information revolution is changing our daily lives. With the rapid development of computer and internet, online commerce become quite common and plays an important role in the modern world. The online business has booming development in these few years. US online retail sales raised an average of 11% in the first three months of 2009 (“US Online Sales Up,” 2009). The growth of online sales may due to the growing number of consumers who shop online. In the case of Asia, survey reported 77.6% of Internet users have online shopping experiences in 2003 (as cited in To, Liao & Lin, 2007)....   [tags: Online Shopping, internet, economy, ] 1027 words
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Online Shopping: Product Availability and Logistics - Table of Contents Introduction 1 Online shops, Logistics and the Last Mile Problem 3 The E-Commerce Platform’s Accessibility and Availability 6 Efficient Customer Response and Quick Response 8 Conclusion 10 References 11 Introduction Online shops are an alternative to traditional shopping methods, but do they solve product availability issues in a viable way, and are traditional shopping methods preferred over online shopping. Morris, B (2013) points out that more consumers prefer online shopping as 70 % of 3,000 online shoppers surveyed in February 2013 in a study performed by the United Parcel Service Inc....   [tags: The Logistics of Online Shopping]
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The Shopping Center - The Shopping Center In the prologue to the book, Shopping Town USA, the authors, Victor Gruen and Larry Smith, state as a fact that shopping centers, market places, town squares, however they are called, are, and most probably will always be, the center of social activity and a necessity to the psychological functioning of human minds. From the beginning of time, there was always a need to trade things with others and sell what is yours for something better or newer. In the medieval times the market square was also a place for such things as town meetings, religious activity and transacting businesses while they did their shopping....   [tags: Society Shopping Industrial City] 1127 words
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Safety of Online Shopping Through Mathematics - Safety of Online Shopping Through Mathematics The easy and convenient way of shopping from the Internet attracts customers from all over the world to shop on-line. Anyone can browse the millions of websites, like Amazon.com and Ebay.com, that sell a variety of items or hold on-line auctions, as long as they have Internet access. Most big chain stores in the United States have on-line stores that sell the items they have in the stores for the convenience of lazy shoppers. However, there are risks that shopper should consider before they decide to buy from a site....   [tags: Mathematics Math Internet Shopping Essays Papers]
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Internet Shopping - Internet Shopping The Internet's popularity has dramatically escalated over the past few years and has become an integral part of daily life. It has wide spread uses ranging from obtaining information, downloading files, business advertisement to Internet commerce, which plays a major part in Internet practice. Our social structure is pressuring society to connect to the Internet, with schools world wide becoming more Web based and universities now have lectures, which can be solely viewed over the Internet....   [tags: Cyberspace Shopping E-commerce Essays]
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Shopping Malls - Shopping Malls Since industrialization pulled off the farm into the factory, department stores were invented and advertisement emerged. This caused consumerism to become a fundamental base of our culture. If consumerism had become a religion, well its temple would probably be shopping malls. Malls turned out to be the central institution of our modern consumer culture. Its environment is full of advertisement and lures which takes the consumer¡¦s soul into the ¡§temptation to buy¡¨ world. The following essay will analyze the techniques that malls use in order to keep customers inside, the reason why different malls appeal to different people and the influence they have on the landscape of...   [tags: Marketing Consumering Shopping Essays Papers] 1305 words
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Attempts to Connect in Joyce Carol Oates' Shopping - Attempts to Connect in Shopping Although Shopping, written by Joyce Carol Oates, is fiction, the story portrays a relationship that represents many parents and children have in real life.  The child is growing up and wants to spread her wings.  However, the parent usually does not want to let go.  Arguments and the awkward silences are frequent. The seemingly useless attempts to connect with the son or daughter are also frequent.  Yet, what the child does not realize is that no matter how old she may get, she is still the parent s child.  The mother is not going to forget how precious her little baby is, yet that is what the mother does in this story.  Oates uses references to pregnancy t...   [tags: Joyce Carol Oates Shopping Essays] 848 words
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Conventional Shopping and Online Shopping - Computer has brought about amazing revolution in the life around in the present day world. Its use, now it so seems, has become a necessity, and has created for itself indispensability. Internet has transformed the life and information technology. It is a melting pot of so many technologies which provides multi-media information facilities at low cost and great speed. The approaching trend on the internet now is online shopping. It is a process in which one can buy or sell items online via the internet....   [tags: e-bay, amazon, ]
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Mother and Daughter Relationship Exposed in Joyce Carol Oates Short Story, Shopping - Mother and Daughter Relationship Exposed in Joyce Carol Oates' Short Story, Shopping The relationship between a mother and a daughter is one of complications, heartaches, and sweet rewards.  This is no exception between Nola and Mrs. Dietrich, characters in "Shopping" by Joyce Carol Oates.  The tribulations of their relationship are shown during their annual shopping trip.  In the time spent together, Nola is obviously trying to break free from her mother and become her own woman.  This coming-of-age path is expressed by her "private thoughts" and  "answers in monosyllables" (Oates 834).  As Nola desperately tries to acquire her own self, her Mrs....   [tags: Joyce Carol Oates Shopping Essays] 1021 words
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Shopping For a Printer - 1-I had been shopping around for printers when I found one on sale at the 'Puter Warehouse in my hometown. It is great for the home or a small office and prints 25 pages per minute with a high quality resolution of 2500 x 600 dpi. This is a monochrome laser unit which means it prints only in black and white. That works out just fine for me since I only need to print out text documents, and I have never needed to print anything in color yet. It can be used as either a wired or a wireless network interface, and it has really fast processing with 34MB memory....   [tags: Computer Technology] 515 words
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Changes and Behaviors of Shopping - Shopping is an essential part of modern-day Western world life. It is how we obtain processed resources to live, not only in comfort, but also the basic requirements. Stores provide these resources for us to purchase. Today it is very common for us to go the local superstore and walk through the aisles and grab products and place them in the cart. At a time in history it wasn’t like that. Patrons were assisted by a clerk who stood behind a counter where products were kept. As shopping has changed and will continue to change, showing the contrast helps inform consumers and retailers the challenges....   [tags: Business, Stores] 1739 words
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vCloset: The Future of Online Shopping - Introduction Imagine having access to every item of clothing in your closet, shoes and accessories included, at your fingertips. There are many people who find enjoyment in taking time out of their busy schedules to put together an outfit that not only impresses, but also coordinates. However, any engrossed business mogul or chief of surgery may disagree with picking out an outfit as a major priority. Likewise, while some consumers’ nit-picky behaviors cause their closets to come color-coordinated and arranged in alphabetical order, many parents, teenagers, and workaholics are lucky enough if they can find a clean pair of socks hidden away in the back of their closets....   [tags: Sales Pitch, Organization Innovation]
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The Modern Day Shopping Mall - The modern day shopping mall represents security. It is a long thread that winds through each resident of this country, binding the public tightly together. No person is untouched by this fascinating structure. It provides commonality in such a diverse population, and with that commonality comes comfort. Recently, I spent time at the Southside Works Shopping Center located in the city of Pittsburgh. Southside Works fits the profile of the average 21st century mall, complete with a movie theater, various popular retail stores, and of course, The Cheesecake Factory....   [tags: Selection, Work Experience] 877 words
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The Revolution of Online Shopping - The revolution of online shopping and e-banking has changed the way the world looks at the security of its personal information. The banking industry has “been transformed by the internet” (Koskosas, 2011). This has never been more evident than with the recent Target breach. This breach affected more than 70 million people. People saw, firsthand, the measures banks took to try to secure their data. Customers need to know exactly what banks are doing to keep them safe. This research will explain why it is the job of the banks to safeguard their customers’ information....   [tags: e-banking, security, information]
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Shopping: Online vs. Store - When comparing two different ways of shopping most people do not even think about the difference, they do both and not even realize it. In today's society people shop while at work, after work and on the weekends, whenever time permits. Stop and think how can I get more time in the day for family or just myself. The best way to figure that out with all the recourses we have is to go into a store and spend time looking through racks and waiting in endless lines to just purchase something. I compared going into a store verses online shopping; to see which one will save you time and money....   [tags: Compare/Contrast, Comparison, Internet] 738 words
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The First Shopping Mall - When Victor Gruen, the man credited with designing the first shopping mall in the early 1950s, designed plans for new shopping malls to be created, he typically specified land that was to be included and used for community and civic purposes. That may come to a surprise to many people; as the majority of shopping malls today rarely include such luxuries. Land adjacent to shopping malls is usually prime real estate, and to increase their revenue malls often sell off the farthest areas of their parking lots; typically for chain restaurants to be built....   [tags: Victor Gruen, Stores, Design] 1140 words
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Shopping For American Culture - When James J. Farrell, professor of history, American studies, and American conversations at St. Olaf College wrote his article “Shopping for American Culture,” there were more malls than high schools within the United States. Malls were also generating more than 46.6 billion dollars in sales tax, which is “almost half of all state tax revenue.”1 Farrell recognizes these statements in the introduction of his article. In fact, he uses these statistics and determines that because of the population going to malls, shopping centers accurately reflect American culture....   [tags: Culture]
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Locks Health Shopping Village - Surrounded by well established residential streets and new executive developments, the Locks Heath Shopping Village offers the essential services: post office, library, hairdresser, dentist etc., plus a range of independent shops, restaurants and a Cooperative Supermarket, about to undergo a transformation into Waitrose. There has also been a name change, from the Locks Heath Centre to The Locks Heath Shopping Village (LHSV), free Wi-Fi, is available, the new owners intention appears to be one of improvement....   [tags: development, customers, economy] 685 words
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Retail vs Outlet Shopping - "The average outlet shopper spend over two hours at the outlet mall (60 percent longer than at regional miles malls), and the average expenditure per outlet visit per shopper is 79 percent higher than at regional malls” (Couglan and Soberman, 6-7). Retailing dates back all the way back to 6,000 BC, when it was known as the bartering system. It was introduced by Guzman 2 Mesopotamia tribes, and then adopted by Phoenicians. During this time, money was not yet invented so people would trade goods....   [tags: Purchasing, Merchandise]
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Online Shopping - Online shopping is becoming more popular with Canadians. For retailers, the implications are considerable. New strategies for attracting customers are being deployed by retailers that integrate ecommerce into their 'traditional' retail businesses. While retailers are benefitting from ecommerce business they must face on-going issues associated with utilizing ecommerce technology. Technology issues, security concerns and a rapidly growing industry are some of the challenges facing retailers within the ecommerce market....   [tags: Retail, Credit Card, Ecommerce]
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Compare and Contrast Essay: Online Shopping vs. In-Store Shopping - Online and in-store shopping differentiates in various ways. However, they both are convenient ways to shop. Recently, online shopping has been most convenient for me, but I enjoy both ways of shopping. I believe that shopping preferences change depending on a person’s situation. I noticed that many people are starting to prefer online shopping more than in-store shopping. Online shopping is most convenient for individuals that don’t have time to go to the store. If you’re busy with an online job or online classes then online shopping can sometimes be more convenient....   [tags: internet, ] 576 words
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Growth of Online Shopping Around the World - Introduction When Amazon.com launched its online retailing strategy in 1995 and began to reap benefits, many analysts viewed doing business and shopping online with great optimism (Denise, 2004). They anticipated for a day when people would be able to order their shopping items from the comfort of their homes. Consequently, customers would see little or no need at all to physically visit traditional in-stores to make their purchases. It is now a decade and a half down the line and online shopping has taken the business world by storm with more and more companies opting to test the sweet waters of online retailing....   [tags: Technology, Amazon.com] 2032 words
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Springdale Shopping Survey - In a continuation of the Springdale Shopping District Survey, use of confidence intervals is introduced to improve upon the evaluation of the quality of the statistics derived from the survey of a sample population. There has historically been an assumption that the respondents represent a simple random sample of all potential respondents within the community and that the population is large enough that application of the finite population correction would not make an appreciable difference in the results....   [tags: statistics, confidence interval, sample population]
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Holiday Shopping Nightmare - Holiday shopping, for me, is a nightmare because of the abundance of crowds, all of the fighting and competitiveness. I believe those last minute shoppers are the worst, they are the ones that are rude and impatient. For some people, with lots of patience, dealing with holiday shoppers is a good experience. For people like me, who has very little patience, it is a dreadful experience. Another aspect of shopping during the holidays is dealing with tired, overworked and frustrated employees. They are just trying to get their jobs done as quickly as possible, so they can go home to their families....   [tags: Personal Narrative] 512 words
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Shopping in a Male's Perspective: Personal Narrative - I consider myself the typical male, especially when it comes to clothes shopping. I tend to find what I need, make sure it fits, and I am out the door. Quite often, I venture out on shopping expeditions with my wife. On one of those trips I encountered a store that amazes me so much that I decided to step outside of my comfort zone and write my essay on it, that store is Anthropologie. Anthropologie by all definition is a women’s clothing store, that has very astutely followed some of the scientific formulas outlined in Malcolm Gladwell’s article “The Science of Shopping.” This article discusses the scientific selling techniques developed by Paco Underhill, an expert on consumer buying tren...   [tags: Fashion, Marketing Techniques]
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Proposed Internet Shopping Acceptance Model - Introduction: The rapid diffusion of technology and e-marketing has signaled the evaluation of e-commerce, which offers many business opportunities consequently influencing countries’ economic future development and international competitiveness. Past forecasts predict that the value of goods and services purchased online will increase rapidly. The last decade has seen the development in business-to-consumer e-commerce (B2C), which is emerging and rapidly changing (Chang, Man Kit, Cheung, Waiman and S.Lai Vincent, 2005)....   [tags: Business Analysis]
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The Consumer Society: Advertising and Online Shopping - This literature wishes to discuss the changes in advertising scopes, spaces of consumption and its activities that have been adopted by the generic culture with the presence of technology under the context of retail online shopping. The existence of digital science has definitely penetrated the scopes of advertising and the spaces of consumption practices in ways that we as millennial shoppers might or may not be aware of. The concurrent development of science, media and capital under the aegies of digital technology produces a kind of fast forward effect in which everything appears to take place at an accelerated rate and to produce a dramatic change in a very short time....   [tags: internet, social media]
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Exploration of Shopping Patterns at Different Kinds of Shopping Centres - Exploration of Shopping Patterns at Different Kinds of Shopping Centres The aim of this piece of coursework is to produce a detailed report on the hypothesis stated below: 'Do large shopping centres have different types of shops and larger spheres of influence than smaller ones and how and why does this affect the shopping patterns of each centre' This report is based on the topic 'people and places' it has to do with people's shopping habits and patterns and different shops in three types of shopping centres....   [tags: Papers] 2625 words
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A Comparison of Shopping Online vs. Shopping in a Store -      When comparing two different ways of shopping most people do not even think about, they do both and not even realize it. In today?s society people shop while at work, after work and on the weekends, whenever time permits. Did you ever stop and think how can I get more time in the day for family or just myself. The best way to figure out with all the recourses we have; still most of us go into a store and spend time looking through racks and waiting in endless line to just purchase something....   [tags: Compare Contrast Comparison] 750 words
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Online Shopping is a Great Way to Purchase Goods and Services - In our technologically savvy world, it can be said that the internet conquers the social and economic status of every country and its individuals. In this exciting point of time, online shopping is not an uncommon term used. Online shopping is described as the process of purchasing products and services from merchants worldwide over the internet (WiseGEEK, n.d.). Online shopping is also sometimes referred to as e-commerce in the business world. Online shopping is so revolutionary, that it has single-handedly changed the entire norms of a society....   [tags: technology, savvy word]
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Online Shopping has Greatly Imrpoved Life for Consumers - Online shopping, also known as web store, is defined as a form of electronic commerce which allows consumers to directly purchase goods or services from a seller over the Internet using a web browser. It is not web storage, a built-up system in the Internet whereby one stores and shares data. Online shopping is similar to social shopping; a method of e-commerce where shoppers meet online to shop together. It is not similar to communal shopping; a method of shopping where the shopper enlists others to participate in purchase decision by giving reviews on a product to help customers decide....   [tags: web store, manage products, amazon]
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Shopping Tendencies of Men and Women - Shopping Tendencies of Men and Women One of my friends called me asking to pick her up from the store where she was shopping. When I found her inside the store and asked what happened to her, she came up with a story. Her husband and she decided to take one car to do the shopping and arrange some other business in the bank. Her husband came up with a plan that he will drop her in the store and drive to the bank while she will be shopping. They decided that he would pick her up when he will be done with the bank....   [tags: Compare Contrast Essays] 1284 words
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Shopping is a Pastime for Women - SHOPPING IS A PASTIME Women’s clothing does not bite, but every guy I know seems to think it does. If it’s hanging on a rack or sitting patiently in a store for someone to handle, poke, or prod, it’s dangerous. Other adjectives— provided kindly by my guy friends—include “expensive,” “a waste of time,” and “unnecessary,” proving that men just don’t know anything about shopping and what it means to women. Combing through racks of clothing and looking for the cutest outfits may take hours, but many girls feel great satisfaction in doing so....   [tags: Women's Clothing Clothes]
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A Shopping Hierachy within Swansea - A Shopping Hierachy within Swansea Plan I am going to find out if there is a shopping hierarchy within Swansea. If there is a shopping hierarchy, then it means that there is one shopping centre, which is bigger, with a wide range of shops. There will also be shopping centres that are smaller, with a smaller range of shops. I will visit three shopping districts, Morriston, Killay and Swansea City Centre (CBD). We are going to these places, as they aren't that far away from each other, and we they are all contrasting in size....   [tags: Papers] 1888 words
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The Ethics of Shopping at Wal-Mart - One has to work hard to consider their values in particular issues and how strongly they feel. This is the choice many people make when they invest in mutual funds, and have no idea where their mutual funds are invested. Many vocal opponents to shopping at Wal-Mart might discover they hold investments in the Wal-Mart. There are 1050 mutual funds that are invested in Wal-Mart, some of the largest mutual funds in the world. There are many people who have no idea where their investments lie. If you want to be true to your value against shopping at Wal-Mart, you need to be careful to remove yourself from investments that support Wal-Mart....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]
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The Benefits of Shopping Online - The Benefits of Shopping Online As my fingers flutter the mouse across my computer screen, my mind is wondering in one-hundred different directions. I had just found out earlier at my sorority’s chapter meeting that we were having a semi-formal in approximately a month. Who could I invite. There’s that intelligent actor I met, no, he has a fiancé. What about the guitar player in my statistics class, no, I don’t really know him. What about that cute blue-eyed boy. He’d make a wonderful date because he is fun to be around and a great dancer....   [tags: Internet ecommerce Essays] 1127 words
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Shops and Shopping in Victorian England - Shops and Shopping in Victorian England   As the population of London grew during the nineteenth century, the means of production and distribution would need to change to meet the needs of the increasing masses. Prior to this period goods and products for the most part were gotten at markets or fairs. "From a country which had been predominantly agricultural and self-sufficient in essential commodities, England became a great manufacturing centre. The industrial towns of the North and Midlands developed and England was the workshop of the world, the markets for her products being assured by the growing needs of the pioneers of her Empire" (Borer 253)....   [tags: European Europe History]
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Shopping in the Bazaars of Delhi - Shopping in the Bazaars of Delhi What do you sell , O Ye Merchants. Richly your wares are displayed. Turbans of Crimson and silver, Tunics of purple brocade, Mirrors with panels of amber, Daggers with handles of jade. Naidu, Sarojini. The Sceptred Flute. New York , 1928 Last summer, on a balmy morning, I was meandering aimlessly around the noisy lanes of Old Delhi’s Gandhi boulevard, famed for its narrow winding alleys and its Saturday morning flea bazaar. It was a typical market scene, perhaps from a medieval town in Central Asia....   [tags: Papers] 970 words
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The Applications of ICT- Shopping - The Applications of ICT- Shopping Supermarkets and checkouts. The advancements in the technological world have allowed supermarket chains and other national stores to quickly dominate the market and are driving out the concept of the ‘local stores’. This surge in the market has seen shares rise and profits bulge with the three main contenders in mind being Sainsburys, Safeways and Tescos who now serve the whole of the UK between them and are the household names of the shopping world. The ICT input to these businesses is vital in that it provides speedy service; controls stock levels and will even allow bank balance transfers to be carried out with minimal difficulty or technical experience....   [tags: ICT Essays] 1543 words
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Ethnography of Shopping: Scoop versus Century 21 - Shopping is not simply a chore; it is also an experience. Shopping for clothing is a particularly personal decision, and various motivating factors can cause one shopper to choose a particular store over another store. Some consumers go to the store to confirm that they belong to a certain social stratum, others because they enjoy the thrill of a bargain. According to Daniel Miller in ‘Making Love in Super Markets’, the behavior of consumers in supermarkets tends to fall into two categories: ‘treat’ shoppers and ‘thrift’ shoppers....   [tags: Stores, Deals, Century 21] 1008 words
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Time To Say Goodbye to the Disposable Plastic Shopping Bag - It seems hardly even controversial any more to assert that we must begin to reduce our consumption of fossil fuels. Not just because the supply of fossil fuels is running low, but also because their use is becoming untenable in light of their environmental and ecological costs. Fuels such as petroleum and natural gas aren't just used to produce energy, they also compose a dizzying spectrum of plastic products that we use hundreds of times a day. Consider the disposable plastic shopping bag that has become emblematic of our consumer culture....   [tags: Conservation] 1547 words
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Consumer research And Big Data On Online Shopping - Introduction Big data is a relatively recent concept in the marketing world that describes the process of analyzing massive data sets to uncover trends. The data sets are so large that it would be almost impossible to find such trends without high-powered analytical technology. Big data has been facilitated by the ability to gather massive amounts of information about consumer profiles and shopping trends. The primarily facilitators of big data collection are credit card companies and online companies like Google and Facebook that track people's purchasing and computer usage patterns....   [tags: Marketing World, Trends, Data Sets]
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Designer Babies: Shopping for your Perfect Child - Designer Babies: Shopping for your perfect child The birth of a baby. One of the most pure, innocent and natural events in life. The excitement of gender. Is it a boy. Girl. Does it matter. Most parents will treasure their creation no matter their appearance or abilities. However for some people, the knowledge that their offspring is a product of them is not enough. With advances in genetic research, technology is now being developed that could allow specific genes to be selected to create a child with desired traits....   [tags: genetic research, vitro fertilization]
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Internet and Car Shopping - Internet and Car Shopping Marketing studies show that more than half of Americans who are in the market to buy a new car use the Internet at least once. The Internet has now become part of the process to buying a new car. Most buyers use it to research cars so they save time going lot-to-lot test-driving cars to find that they just don't fit their tastes. Car buyers can research what car publications say about certain cars or just go to the manufacture's web site and compare specification to other models....   [tags: Expository Essays] 965 words
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Shopping Bots - Shopping Bots What is a shopping bot. A “shopping bot” is an electronic price comparison service. Shopping bots are a convenient, rapid way to compare prices between multiple electronic vendors, and in some cases, traditional retail vendors. In response to a query, such as an ISBN#, title, or brand/product description, a shopping bot will return a sorted list of prices and product descriptions, sometimes including comparative shipping costs. Are shopping bots personal agents. Software agents include some level of “artificial intelligence” or decision-refinement algorithms that evolve a solution from a simple query and take action on the query....   [tags: Electronics Software Technology Essays] 1323 words
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Compulsive Shopping - Compulsive Shopping Many people have a compulsive shopping disorder. However, some person’s compulsive shopping disorder effects their daily lives. People who shop until then cannot shop any more, and run their credit cards up to the max often have a shopping addiction. These people believe that the more the shop, the more they will feel better. In reality, compulsive shopping often makes the person feel worse. Compulsive shopping is similar to other addictive behaviors and has some characteristics of alcoholism, gambling, and overeating addictions....   [tags: Papers] 372 words
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Retail Shopping - Retail Shopping Retail shopping is the selling of goods, and services on the Internet, directly to customers. As researched, during the past few years, the population of retail shopping has dramatically increased. As the popularity grows, the web has rapidly become a multibillion-dollar source of revenue for the world's businesses....   [tags: Papers] 981 words
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Holiday Shopping - Holiday Shopping As I skim through the Chadwick’s mail-order catalog, I come across a woman, who looks as if she is in her mid-thirties, standing outside on the snow-covered ground. Her gloved hand is arched back in a ready-to-throw position with a snowball resting in her palm. The woman is wearing a ¾ length gray wool coat and black leather gloves, which catches my eye. The serene, white-topped leaves of the pine trees lean in different directions, waiting for spring to arrive. “Winter is a breeze if you buy this coat” is the message I receive from this friendly-gestured woman....   [tags: Descriptive Essays Psychological]
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Shopping Center - Shopping Center The shopping center seemed to sweep upwards from the ground, its 5 princely floors all overflowing with shops, burger stalls and people, could be seen from the enormous glass wall on the east side of the mall. The big wedge was filled with technological gadgets which could do anything a man or a women could do, yet never even take a gasp for breath. From the outside all seems peaceful and reserved as the car park is not even mildly interesting, but take a step through those electric doors and the first thing that hits you is the roaring of the people, boys are shouting and laughing, children crying, women rushing....   [tags: Papers] 591 words
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I Hate Shopping - Sometimes feel that I am not a normal woman. Most women enjoy going from one store to another, looking for a blouse, only to go back to the first store to get the blouse they looked at first. I hate shopping. Shopping wastes my time, wastes my energy, and, if I do the typical woman routine, wastes my money. So, do not ask me to go to the mall for the evening because I will respectfully decline. I hate shopping. I hate to be in the shoe department of a store. It seems that I always have to wait for the salesperson who is waiting on Mrs....   [tags: Personal Narrative, essay about myself] 581 words
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Shopping After Thanksgiving - Starting the day right after Thanksgiving, everybody’s mind is set on one thing: Shopping. People young and old wake up early in the morning to start their holiday shopping. Everyone is looking for the perfect gift for their family and friends. But nobody cares to think of what the employees at their favorite stores think and feel. Shoppers just come inside and turn the store upside down. As an employee at a popular retail store, I feel that the holiday shopping outside the home should be stopped....   [tags: Black Friday] 659 words
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Christians' Participation in Sports and Shopping on Sundays - Christians' Participation in Sports and Shopping on Sundays "Christians should not take part in sporting events or go shopping on a Sunday" I slightly agree but partly disagree also with this statement. Because God has stated to everyone that the seventh day of the week (or Sabbath day) should be kept holy and dedicated to him, It was also written in the Bible, that God exclaimed "On that day no one is to work neither you, your children, your slaves, your animals, nor foreigners who live in your country" Exodus 20:10....   [tags: Free Essays] 391 words
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Christmas Shopping Chaos - Few events require as much skill and as much use of the five senses, or six if there is another sense (which can only give its possessor the upper hand at this highly competitive time), as Christmas shopping. Sight must be incorporated in the thrilling hunt for the perfect parking space, or in event of its absence, a parking space. Looking for empty spaces, cars leaving spaces, cars that will dart in front of other cars for a space, and gauging distance to dart in front of another car for a parking space....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive, Observation] 734 words
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A Comparison of Online Shopping at JCPenney and Kohl's - JCPenney Dominates Over Kohl’s in Online Shopping Being a multi-billion dollar retailer comes with its perks. JCPenney’s dominance over catalog merchandising has now extended into the cyber world at www.jcpenney.com. This website is multi-functional and easy to navigate, but how would JCPenney’s new e-commerce site stack up against its toughest competitor, Kohl’s, on the web. The answer may surprise you. This is an intriguing look at how varied retail comparisons can be. While JCPenney is struggling with sales on the retail floor, Kohl’s continues to exceed expectations in their stores....   [tags: compare and contrast essay examples] 591 words
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Shopping for Non-violence - Shopping for Non-violence Last quarter in my ethics and society class, I found myself in a personal dilemma: As we read and discussed non-violence, I found myself increasingly siding with those philosophers who say that non-violence is impractical in our society today, mostly because they had concrete evidence that non-violence doesn't work, and I didn't have any concrete evidence that it does. Indeed, non-violence looks good on paper, and seems like it would function well; there would be less blood in our world, and instead more conversations, more peace between people and nations....   [tags: Peace Essays] 2313 words
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Admissions Essay - Medical School and Shopping - Admissions Essay - Medical School and Shopping My mom and I are the type of women who refuse to spend too much money for quality clothing. We are admittedly shopaholics. Our escapades can last for days and my mother always outlasts me. Well, always does not last forever. One day, my mother and I were on one of our short safaris. She had been complaining of headaches but, ever the trooper, she insisted we go (1-Day Sale, of course!). When we reached our destination my mother was dizzy and her head was pounding....   [tags: Medicine College Admissions Essays] 703 words
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Comparing the Public Use of Shopping Malls in Australia and America - The Public Use of Shopping Malls in Australia and America Shopping malls are a prevalent part of both Australian and American societies. People of all races, creeds, ages, and social status flock to malls to participate in what John Fiske labels as the “conflict of consumerism” (284). However, he calls it the “conflict of consumerism” because recently there have been problems with disruptive teenagers interfering with potential buyers and posing a safety threat both to other shoppers and each other....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]
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The Great Success of Out of Town Shopping Centres - The Great Success of Out of Town Shopping Centres Out of town shopping centres such as Meadowhall are very recent creations and did not exist 20 years ago. These shopping centres are usually built near main roads such as motorways as they are easy to access. Shopping centres such as Meadowhall are either built on Greenfield (building on farmland) or Brownfield (building on derelict industrial land) sites as the land is cheap and there is plenty of space for future expansion and car parking....   [tags: Papers] 2003 words
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Tearing Down a City to Build a Shopping Mall - Tearing Down a City to Build a Shopping Mall I exited US Highway 101 South at Madonna Road, squinting into the sun through the windshield of a friends borrowed truck. As I neared the Central Coast Plaza that includes Staples, Bed Bath & Beyond and other retailers, I wondered what was to become of the Dalidio farmland, just south of the shopping center. 130acres of farmland sit just ten yards from the center, separated only by the newly paved Dalidio Road. I thought about how neat it is that we can have agriculture in such close proximity to large scale retail and both can prosper....   [tags: Urbanization Argumentative Papers]
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Building a Shopping Center on Private or Public Land in Saida - Building a Shopping Center on Private or Public Land in Saida This project is about investing $5,000,000.00 in building a shopping center on a private or public land in Saida. The construction of the building is about two years. Our company will operate this project for ten years starting the day when the mall is entirely finished. After ten years of operating the mall, the entire building will be transferred to the owners of the land and our company is expected to make a certain profit (as estimated in the income statement on page 4) To do so, it is very essential to follow the marketing plan of this study and consider all the relevant analysis....   [tags: Papers] 759 words
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The Quest for Best: Aldi vs. Wal-Mart - In today’s world, to save as much money as possible is very important to many people. Grocery shopping is probably the time many people spend most of their paycheck. People will flock to Wal-Mart to take advantage of the low prices. However, another store also offers low prices, and almost consistently more than Wal-Mart does. The store’s name is Aldi, and it is a great store for those customers who are in a rush, and want to save money To begin with, some store history may be helpful....   [tags: walmart, grocery shopping, aldi]
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What Are the Changes that Chinese Immigrants Brought to Canada in the Past Decades? - In the past few decades, an increasing number of Asian immigrants are moving to Canada. “It is well know that many recent immigrants to Canada choose to live in Canada’s largest cities, in particular, Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal” (McDonald, 2004) They are creating a new Canada which is described as the New Pacific. Among all places of birth for the immigrants who come to Canada in the recent years, the People Republic of China is always on the top. Chinese has become the “visible minority” in the Canadian Society....   [tags: Language Capital, Shopping Centers]
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Plastic Bags Should Be Substitued By a More Environmentally-Friendly Product - 1.0 Introduction Plastic bags are widely used as an easy medium for packaging items purchased from groceries and shopping outlets. However, the irresponsible use of plastic bags has led to a number of impacts; particularly towards the environment. The negative implications on the use of plastic bags causes conflict where there is a need for the manufacture of plastic bags, especially the usual conventional bags used for shopping, to be reduced or banned. This brings up questions on whether the roles of these plastic bags should be substituted with a product that is more environmental-friendly such as reusable grocery bags as part of the solution for the banning of plastic bags....   [tags: groceries, shopping outlets, littering]
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Ethical Consumerism: A Balance of Knowledge and Action - Shelves in many shopping malls are lined with a vast, colorful variety of merchandise. Rows of curious items catch one’s attention upon entering a sterile-smelling shop, each piece specifically crafted to be sold and taken home. Compared to this consumer-happy paradise, the world in which the worker lives, who fashions these objects, is usually little more than torture. Take, for example, child labor in India. These child laborers work for little pay and in harsh conditions, to generate products for American consumers to buy....   [tags: Ethical Consumer Habits, Shopping] 1188 words
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How Various Aspects of Shopping Centres Change According to the Level of the Centre on the Shopping Hierarchy - How Various Aspects of Shopping Centres Change According to the Level of the Centre on the Shopping Hierarchy 1.1 Aim The aim of my investigation is to discover how various aspects of shopping centres change according to the level of the centre on the shopping hierarchy. 1.2 Geographical Background The shopping hierarchy is a classification used to differentiate between shopping centres of varying sizes. Pyramid Diagram Figure A shows a shopping hierarchy. The higher a shopping centre's position in the hierarchy pyramid, the greater the total number of shops, the greater the range, more variety of shops/services and the greater the sphere of influence of th...   [tags: Papers] 776 words
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An Analysis of the Effects of Showrooming on Consumerism - Introduction With the surge in popularity of smart phones and online shopping, several retail stores have seen a decline in their in-store sales (Bustillo 2012, Laird 2013 and Zimmerman 2012a,b,c). Studies and statistics have shown a decline in the amount of purchases made per visit to electronic retail establishments such as Target and Best Buy (Zimmerman 2012b). A decline in sales among bookstores has also been noticed while book sales at popular online marketplaces like Amazon.com have seen an increase....   [tags: online shopping, mobile phone]
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Where to Stay in Paris - Knowing where to stay in Paris will allow you to explore all that Paris has to offer. Although Paris is known as the most romantic city in the world, romance is not all that Paris has to offer. Over 30 million visitors arrive in Paris each year to experience the unique atmosphere of the city. Whether your Paris holiday is for romance, family holiday or shopping, there is something for everyone in Paris. Paris is divided into twenty areas that are divided by the Seine River and each area consists of five main districts or areas to stay....   [tags: Romance, Family Holiday, Shopping] 841 words
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ICT & Shopping - Information Communications Technology systems are used extensively in modern shops and supermarkets. This is because of the rise of mammoth supermarket sweeping the world and so therefore it is no longer possible to keep track of stock and sales with out the help of ICT. Computer systems are used in a variety of ways; • Stock control software • Maintaining constant temperatures in fridges and freezers • Satellite tracking systems to track delivery lorries • CCTV to monitor customers entering and leaving • Electronic weighing machines • Epos systems • Computer network to connect store stock control system to head office Supermarket Hardware Types of Hardware in Supermarkets: • CCTV Camer...   [tags: Information Technology]
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The Marketplace Fairness Act - It is no secret consumers enjoy shopping online, especially on websites such as Amazon, Ebay, and Overstock.com, where no sales tax is collected. As obeying, tax-paying citizens, all consumers are required to report on their income tax return the total amount spent on tax-free purchases, but reality reveals that very few consumers actually do. All an individual has to do is go to their state’s government website and download the tax form to keep track of their tax-free online purchases. For instance, the Louisiana governmental website allows individuals to download the R-1035 form to report their purchases every month....   [tags: shopping online, amazon, ebay]
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The Life of a Shopaholic and How to Prevent it - Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a shopaholic. What would your daily life will be like if you are a shopaholic. Being a shopaholic is not as fun as we think it would be. It’s not about you, shopping, buying bags, shoes, and clothes all you want because you’re rich. Well, you can do that if you have plenty of money that you know you won’t run out of one day. But actually, being a shopaholic might be stressful sometimes, and there are many people out there who are still struggling to recover from being a shopaholic....   [tags: fashion, shopping, cumpulsive buying disorder]
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The Effects of Changing Technology on Shopping Trends and Social Behavior of Customers - The Effects of Changing Technology on Shopping Trends and Social Behavior of Customers 1.1 Application Area Retail 1.2 PESTLE Perspective Social 1.3 Research Topic Question How has technology changed and affected shopping trends and the social behaviour of customers. 2.0 Preface/Abstract The purpose of this report is to analysis the PESTLE analysis; this report will contain one context of an Application Area, and then choose a research question based on both....   [tags: Papers] 2413 words
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Plan and Management of Mark and Spencer in View of Retail Industry in the 21st Century - 1.0 Introduction and Background 1.1 Overview of Online Retail Industry in the 21st Century The wake of the internet has revolutionized the retail industry a great deal in the 21st Century. The selling of retail products has moved from retail shopping experience to home-delivery services. The internet has therefore shifted the shoppers experience to a whole new level of home purchase by the click of a button. This online retail concept has its pros and cons as well. The ultimate advantage is that the retail stores are receiving a global presence thus cutting off the national or international boundaries thus having a global print at the click of a button (Krafft & Mantrala, 2006)....   [tags: internet, retail products, online shopping ]
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Teens Must Develop Financial Management Skills - "Come gather 'round people Wherever you roam And admit that the waters Around you have grown And accept it that soon You'll be drenched to the bone If your time to you Is worth savin' Then you better start swimmin' Or you'll sink like a stone For the times they are a-changin'" Bob Dylan - "The Times They Are A-changin" While upper class students can relax and reap the benefits of living large in a large world, students in the lower or middle classes are struggling to keep up with society’s transition to the newer, better, and much more expensive living standards of today....   [tags: Peer Pressure, Bad Shopping Decisions]
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E-Shopping - E-Shopping Online shopping has impacted the economic, political and cultural development of the financial markets and the economy. Many consumers have been using the World Wide Web in order to purchase items. The computer technology has allowed consumers to use the internet to their convenience to shop. Online shopping has impacted the United States economy greatly. The impacts of online shopping have been advantageous as well as disadvantageous. The beneficial impacts of online shopping are greatest on the nation’s economy....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The most Effective Way to Market an On-line Shopping Service for Tecsave - The most Effective Way to Market an On-line Shopping Service for Tecsave Background info: Tecsave ======================== Tecsave is now a supermarket store but when Tecsave was first established Tecsave was a grocery store situated somewhere in the Midlands. A sole trader named Robbie Peers in 1947 founded Tecsave. Within a decade Tecsave expanded internally by becoming a PLC (Private Limited Company) and by situating 56 branches somewhere in the Midlands. At the present time Tecsave have continued to expand by placing 187 branches situated in various parts of the U.K (131 branches situated outside the Midlands)....   [tags: Papers] 1341 words
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E-Shopping - In this day and age, we have grown dependant on technology?our whole life revolves around it; from work to home life, we have been very heavily influenced by our technology. Most importantly, we have produced an attachment with computers. Computers have deeply influenced our world, one aspect being shopping. Computer shopping has produced many affects, mostly economical. This era is one in need of an economic boost to better the world in its turmoil, and internet shopping may be the answer....   [tags: essays research papers] 1509 words
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Analysis of Groupon Marketing Strategy - With the internet technology, everyone can stay at home for online shopping. What’s more, if you can enjoy daily discounts with all the information, home delivery and 24-hours daily operation, that’s all can be found by buying Groupon. Groupon, the company has successfully captured millions of online consumers throughout the world. The marketing strategy of Groupon captures the consumer behavior. Consumer buying behavior, defined as... “The buying behavior of final consumers, individual and households who buy goods and services for personal”.Groupon consumers mainly responses to: - Brand selection: the advertisements, messages and discounts offered consumers to try something new with low...   [tags: online shopping, groupon, consumer behavior] 1465 words
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Shopping for Birthday Sheds - All I wanted for my birthday was two brand new plastic storage sheds. One was needed for the yard tools and one for the kids' outdoor toys. I figured it would be safer to store them separately, because I did not really want the children poking around hedge clippers and hatchets just to find a toy. My husband came through and got me the sheds I wanted. I made it a game for the kids to put the toys away: They would open the door and try to throw the toys in from different points in the yard. That works well as long as they remember to shut the door....   [tags: Birthdays, ] 744 words
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The Internet Addiction Disorder - An increasing problem streaming throughout the global society today is IAD or Internet Addiction Disorder. Our culture along with many others has been consumed with the ease and pleasure of shopping, gaming, and social networking through online portals to the point that it has become an overwhelming problem for some people. What Internet Addiction Disorder is exactly has been the topic of much debate and so has what makes internet addiction so addicting. IAD is a serious problem and is receiving attention from all over the world....   [tags: mental disorders, shopping, social network]
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Shopping At The Dollar Store = Big Savings - To get the most for your money in a tough economy you should shop at a Dollar Store. You gain big savings when you shop at a dollar store because everything costs a dollar or less. Chances are you have been affected by the global financial crisis and are trying to find ways to save money. A dollar store is a great answer for those shallow pockets. These stores sell many different types of products for a dollar. Manufacturers and wholesalers will often discount merchandise, sell it to dollar store chains for many reasons, which have nothing to do with the value or the quality of the items....   [tags: Retail] 1053 words
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