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How shops use psychology to influence your buying decisions

April 11, 2022 10:52 am

This ploy can often significantly increase unplanned spending, as we add additional items to our baskets -- often on impulse -- while spending more time in the shop

How COVID-19 changed the way we shop - and what to expect in 2022 and beyond

January 07, 2022 3:26 pm

As we emerge from the worst of the pandemic, it seems the right time to reflect on the most important changes in consumer behaviour we've seen, and to make some predictions about COVID-19's lasting and pervasive effects on how we shop.

Shopping on social media seen hitting $1.2 trillion by 2025

January 04, 2022 12:01 pm

The most popular products sold via social networks include clothing, consumer electronics and home decor. Beauty and personal care is also seeing growth, with online influencers playing a significant role.

Displays of liberation: How Selfridges revolutionised shopping for women

December 03, 2021 1:17 pm

🔴 When Selfridges first opened, according to Woodhead, “the store’s windows would tell their own story…resulting in window displays that “were visual masterpieces that defined the concept of creative window dressing ever after.”

Duty-free giants hand out free flights to lure shoppers

May 12, 2021 11:52 am

Sales plunged as countries restricted international travel. Globally, only 1.8 billion people took scheduled flights last year compared with 4.5 billion in 2019, the International Civil Aviation Organization has said.

Sahachari Foundation collaborates with NGOs to launch online shopping website

December 10, 2020 12:29 pm

This online platform will showcase an 'All Seasons Edit', featuring carefully curated products--design, food, lifestyle, children's ware and others--from over 80 brands and NGOs from across India

A bit of Japan in China: Knock-off street being planned in the country to serve those who can't travel

October 07, 2020 4:00 pm

China is already famous around the world for its 'duplitecture' — which is the recreation of famous landmarks from around the world

Face masks, athleisure, sandals are top fashion trends amid COVID-19, says report

July 30, 2020 4:40 pm

Global fashion search platform Lyst analysed the shopping behaviours of more than nine million people per month over a three-month period from April to June

Mall Crawl: Let us get on with it

May 18, 2020 4:51 pm

This surreal Covid experience has been a sobering reminder of our fragile mortality. The fact that the world has been upended by a faceless enemy qualifies as an amazing lesson in perspective.

Shopping for essentials: Keep these precautions in mind

May 15, 2020 12:57 pm

Ideally, you should go to the shop during the hours when fewer people will be present, for instance early morning or late night.


What we know about online shoppers in India: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

You can practically order anything off the internet these days. So how many of us actually do it? Take a look in today's News in Numbers. See more: