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Verb1.impulse-buy - buy on impulse without proper reflection
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
buy, purchase - obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction; "The family purchased a new car"; "The conglomerate acquired a new company"; "She buys for the big department store"
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The company specializes in distribution of food, impulse-buy products and tobacco to fuel stations, restaurants and grocery stores, including 300 IGA franchise outlets, of which McLane Polska is the operator.
Promotional offers and free samples instore may be instrumental in encouraging shoppers to impulse-buy or trade up.
To qualify as a Young Urban Bin Bagger you live in a city, impulse-buy food then throw lots away because it's past its sell-by date or rotting.