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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 find out, Sierra turned to Offermatica to quickly run a series of tests that compared shoppers' real-time reactions to impulse-buy items at different price points, such as under $10 and under $50.