Deshopping - definition of deshopping by The Free Dictionary
buying and using something with the intention of returning it for a refund
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References in periodicals archive
The second most common tactics is 'deshopping
', where a buyer purchases items with the intention of wearing them before returning the goods for a full refund.
Capitalist RayNay DeShopping
Cart (D'Cart) blackmails Talithia into turning Uma over in exchange for her brother Castor's life, so she can use Uma for her nefarious plans.
(2003), "Interviews of Deshopping
Behaviour: An Analysis of the Theory of Planned Behaviour," International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management 31(3): 153-163.
He quotes, among others, "deshopping
" - apparently the act of buying something intending to use it only once and then returning it for a refund (although I cannot imagine why you'd need a term for that - who'd do such a thing?)