impulse buying


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impulse buying

n
the buying of retail merchandise prompted by a whim on seeing the product displayed
impulse buyer n
Translations

impulse buying

nimpulsives or spontanes Kaufen; an impulse buy or purchaseein Impulsivkauf m
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Dunraven Finance Limited, a consumer credit company based in Bridgend, was told the advert could not be aired again because it encouraged impulse buying on credit.
Ease of "one-click" ordering means shoppers could be impulse buying and missing out on the best deals
Given these researchers' findings, the current research contributes to the impulse buying literature by introducing a factor that may put a boundary for SME.
They add that businesses that depend on impulse buying might consider opening bathrooms to consumers.
Beyond spontaneity, impulse buying may also be described as an intense, exciting urge to buy without regard to the consequences of the purchase decision.
campaign warns against the impulse buying of rabbits as pets and is encouraging an alternative Easter gift this year - a chocolate or toy rabbit instead.
Generally, impulse buying identifies a psychologically distinctive type of behavior that differs dramatically from contemplative modes of consumer choice (Rook, 1987), and sociologists have studied the patterns of "impulse renunciation" which are learned and developed in childhood (Davis & Havinghurst, 1946).
Impulse buying should be avoided as it usually leads to overspending and you end up with more materials than you need.
Less time spent wandering around Merry Hill, indulging in cups of coffee, snacks and impulse buying.
On the surface, the candy bar purchase was a simple act of impulse buying.
That was because of their tendency to splurge and inability to refrain from impulse buying.
Both TV broadcasters and advertisers can use live feeds and hot link campaign web sites right on the TV display on the phone to drive program interest, audience participation and -- of course -- impulse buying.