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"I have to take it back to the shop and throw it away."
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The Devil's Workshop
Tags:devil, devils, satan, hell, the after life, punishments, demon, demons, bottled water, water bottle, water bottles, water, capitalism, capitalist, capitalist, profiteer, profiteering, take advantage, taking advantage, consumerism, consumer, consumers, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, basic commodity, basic commodities, drought, droughts, water shortage, water shortages
'This summer, spoil yourself silly with a...Pocket Barbecue!'
Tags:barbecue, barbecues, bbq, bbqs, barbeque, barbeques, spoil yourself, spoiling yourself, treat yourself, treating yourself, consumer, consumers, consumerism, grill, grills, grilling, grilled, useless invention, useless inventions, invention, inventions, inventor, inventors, retailer, retailers, junk, worthless
No Reasonable Offer Refused
Tags:no offer refused, vending machine, vending machines, make an offer, making a offer, consumerism, consumer, consumers, haggle, haggling, shopping, shopper, shoppers, modern technology, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, marketing, marketing tactic, marketing tactics, sales tactic, sales tactics, reasonable offer, reasonable offers, loss leader, loss leaders, coin slot, coin slots
"It may be expensive for fragrance, but it's cheap for aromatherapy."
Tags:perfume, perfumes, expensive perfume, expensive perfumes, modern life, aromatherapy, con, cons, overpriced, overprice, health fad, health fads, beauty product, beauty products, consumer, consumers, consumerism, packaging, beautician, beauticians, feminine beauty ideal, marketing, marketing tactic, false advertising
Welcome to New York City - add 8.25 per cent
Tags:returns, return, returning, refund, refunds, refunding, refunded, shopper, shoppers, shopping, consumerism, consumer, consumers, consumerist, consumerists, remorse, remorseful, regret, regretting, regretful, mall, malls, shopping mall, shopping malls, shopping center, shopping centers, shopping centre, shopping centres, customer, customers, return service, return service, buyer, buyers, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes
"It's taken me a while, but I can finally see the value in having tons of money."
"You always think this is going to be the sconce that change everything for you."
"I have just one more question - will it make me happy?"
Tags:materialism, consumerism, consumer, consumers, material, technology, happiness, tablet, tablets, smartphone, smartphones, smart phone, smart-phone, smart device, consumer-culture, consumer-cultures, unhappy, happy, questioning, pointless, consumer culture, consumerist, technologies, materialistic
"We are not buying a refrigerator with a learning curve."
Tags:fridge, fridges, refrigerator, refrigerators, kitchen appliance, kitchen appliances, mod con, mod cons, consumer, consumers, consumerism, modern tech, modern technology, modern technologies, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, learning curve, learning curves, complication, complications, over complication, over-complication, couple, couples, husband and wife, husbands and wives, marriages
"Most of my consumerism is self-taught."
Tags:consumerism, consumerist, shopaholic, shopaholics, shop, shops, shopping, shop 'til you drop, shop till your drop, shopping spree, shopping spree, retail therapy, buy, buys, buying, consumer, consumers, consumption, service economy, service economies, self-taught, prodigy, prodigies, bag, bags, retail store, retail stores, educated, self-educated, brag, brags, bragging, braggart, braggarts, materialist, materialism, materialists
"That's it, Henry—you've dialed your last mattress!"
Tags:mattress delivery, mattress deliveries, late night ad, late night ads, ad, ads, advertisement, advertisements, advertising, advert, adverts, buy, buys, buyer, buyers, consumer, consumers, consuming, consumer society, consumer societies, consumerism, compulsive, compulsiveness, order, orders, phone order, phone orders, commerce
"It's not just a special advertising section,- it's a very special advertising section."
Tags:couple, couples, husband and wife, husbands and wives, marriages, long term relationship, long term relationship, long-term relationships, magazine, magazines, ad, ads, advert, adverts, advertising, advertisement, advertisements, advertising section, advertising sections, gender issues, beg, begging, persuade, persuading, consumer, consumers, consumerism
They're museum quality!"
Tags:merchandise, merchandising, consumer, consumers, consumerism, consumerist, museum, museums, weirdo, weirdos, freak, freaks, hippie, hippy, hippies, art piece, art pieces, curator, curators, exhibit, exhibits, boomer, boomers, baby boomer, baby boomers, people watching, people watcher, people watchers, hobby, hobbies
"If debt is a measure of consumer confidence, we have become very confident indeed."
Man with dollar sign on his t-shirt.
Tags:logo, logos, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, tnc, tncs, corporate giant, corporate giants, brand, brands, branding, consumer, consumers, consumerism, t shirt, t shirts, t-shirt, t-shirts, tee, tees, advertising, personal style, personal brand, expensive clothes, expensive clothing, expensive brand, expensive brands, expensive t shirt, expensive t shirts
"Am I going crazy or was this place Korean just last week?"
"'Take that,' growled the writer as the buyer for Borders slumped to the ..."
Monet in the '90s.
Tags:monet, claude monet, impressionist, impressionists, commercialism, consumer, consumers, consumer culture, nature, natural world, gift shop, gift shops, museum, museums, commodify, commodifies, commodifying, commodification, consumer, consumers, consumer culture, fine art, fine arts, painter, painters, painting, paintings, french, french impressionist, french impressionists, art history, lily pad, lily pads, natural world
"It appeals to pride, greed, lust, sloth and envy, but we're overlooking gluttony and avarice."
"Birth, bed, bath, beer, bankruptcy, bifocals, balding and beyond."
Tags:bed bath and beyond, store, stores, consumer, consumers, consumerism, suburb, suburbs, suburban life, suburban lives, suburban lifestyle, suburban lifestyles, bald, balds, balding, middle age, middle aged, bankruptcy, bankruptcies, alliteration, alliterative, alliterate, alliterates, alliterating, bunion, bunions
The competition's customer vs our customer.
"My low consumer confidence notwithstanding I'll have a double."