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Man selling dirt and mud.
'I'll be honest, this car is way overpriced, gets horrible mileage, and smells exactly like steamed broccoli. . . it does have dual climate control though!'
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
'When I said that Sales is all about the Art of Persuasion I didn't expect you to start shouting at customers, ‘Buy it or my family will be out on the street!''
Hot dog vendor is struck by a new business strategy...Grilled Bankers.
''Deceptively Spacious'? Well, er, that basically means that if it looks any bigger than a broom cupboard then your eyes are deceiving you!'
"It's obviously very fond of you, sir!"
Tags:mens fashion, mens fashions, men's fashion, men's fashions, tie, ties, clothes store, clothes stores, mens clothing, men's clothing, attraction, attractions, salesman, salesmen, sales man, sales men, salesperson, salespeople, sales person, sales people, suit, suits, persuading, persuasive, sales tactic, sales tactics
'You've got to give it to Jim...He's not one to let new business go lightly.'
DESIRE: THE PRODUCT LINE.
Tags:desire, consumerism, consumerist, consumerists, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, branding, product, products, product branding, product names, marketing, marketing tactic, marketing tactics, sales tactic, sales tactics, advertising, modern life modern times, modern attitudes, ketchup, ketchup, motor oil, merchandise, merchandising, product line, product lines
"I can't eat these nutrition bars. They're for women."
Tags:fit, fitness, nutrition, nutrition bar, nutrition bars, health food, health foods, healthy food, for her, misogyny, misogynist, misogynists, for women, modern life, modern time, modern attitudes, gender issues, gender issue, gender inequality, brand, brands, branding, packaging, packages, package, illogical, stupid, stupidity, narrow minded, close minded, ignorant, ignorance, sales tactic, sales tactics, toxic masculinity
"A.T.&T. sent this drink over in the hope that you'll consider switching your long-distance provider."
Tags:advertisement, advertisements, advertising, ad, ads, long-distance provider, long-distance providers, phone company, phone companies, long distance, long distance call, long distance calls, sales tactic, sales tactics, aggressive, aggressiveness, aggression, cafe, cafes, switch, switches, switching, cellphone, cellphones, cell phone, cell phones, mobile, mobiles, mobile provider, mobile providers, telephone, telephones, telephone call, telephone calls, consumerism, intrusive, sponsor, sponsors, sponsorship
Tags:ice cream, ice-cream, icecream, hairstyle, hairstyles, hairdo, hairdos, haircut, haircuts, hair stylist, hair stylists, ice cream vendor, ice cream vendors, ice cream stall, ice cream stalls, dedicated, dedication, commitment, soft serve, soft serve ice cream, beach, beach holiday, beach vacation, beach vacations, beach holidays, sales tactic, sales tactics, sales ploy, sales ploys
A Penny for my Thoughts
Tags:penny for you thoughts, beg, begging, beggar, beggars, panhandler, panhandlers, panhandling, homeless, homelessness, poverty, marketing tactic, marketing tactics, sales tactic, sales tactics, deep though, deep thinking, wealth gap, poverty gap, wealth divide, advertising, sign, signs, philosopher, philosophers
"Congratulations! Owing to the responsible way in which you've handled your drinking, the management has increased your limit."
Tags:consumerism, addiction, addict, addicts, alcoholic, alcoholics, alcoholism, drunk, drunks, overdrink, overdrinking, alcohol addiction, alcohol addict, alcohol addicts, credit, sales tactics, sales tactics, irresponsible, exploit, exploitative, exploiting, immoral, responsible drinking, irresponsibility, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, bartender, bartenders, alcohol limit, alcohol limits
"I just don't think attack ads have a place in selling baby clothes."
Tags:ad, ads, advert, adverts, advertising, advertisement, advertisements, attack ad, attack ads, attack advert, attack adverts, politics ad, political ads, political advert, political adverts, political advertisement, political advertisements, political campaign, political campaigns, political campaigning, baby, babies, baby clothes, baby clothing, baby grow, baby grows, babies' clothes, babies clothes, sales tactic, sales tactics, marketing tactic, marketing tactics
'Yes of course I'd like out customers to have a social conversation with our brand. As long as that conversation ends with 'Can I give you my money?''
'Yes, it's a little more expensive. But style and elegance do have a price.'
"Advertise! Advertise! That's always been your answer for everything."
Tags:advert, ad, advertisement, advertising, advertiser, business, businesses, commerce, sales, sales figures, anger, anger issues, anger management issues, advise, solutions, problem solving, marketing, marketing solution, marketing solutions, marketing tactics, sales tactics, office, offices, book keeper, bookkeeper bookkeeping, book keeping, excuse, excuses, scapegoat, scapegoating, solutions, solution, advice, advise, advising, adviser, bad advice, out of date, out dated, behind the times, pass the blame, pass the buck
"Last chance for batteries before the light at the end of the tunnel."
Tags:consumerism, consumer, consumers, light at the end of the tunnel, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, profiteer, profiteering, opportunist, opportunists, opportunistic, battery, batteries, flashlight, flashlights, torch, torches, last chance, last chance to buy, sales tactic, sales tactics, marketing tactic, marketing, tactics, taking advantage, sales man, sales men, sales people, sales person, salesman, salesmen, salesperson, vendor, vendors, unscrupulous, unscrupulousness
'Purchasing this device will help us to raise the capital to develop a really useful device.'
This Week-New And Improved
Tags:new and improved, calendar, calendars, weekly planner, weekly planners, ad, ads, advert, adverts, advertising, advertisement, advertisements, sales tactic, sales tactics, marketing tactic, marketing tactics, consumerism, buzzword, buzzwords, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, product sticker, product stickers, improvement, improvements, upgrade, upgrades
Only 1248 More Shopping Days Till the Millennium
"You're wearing a lab coat under false pretenses."
Tags:cosmetic, cosmetics, make up, make-up, lab coat, lab coats, drug store, drug stores, department store, department stores, makeup, false pretences, false pretence, cosmetologist, cosmetologists, cosmetology, laboratory, laboratories, consumerism, consumer, consumers, hair and beauty, false pretenses, false pretense, marketing, sales tactic, sales tactics, marketing tactic, marketing tactics, beauty product, beauty products, deceive, deceptive, skincare, skin care, skin-care
'I'm afraid your Unique Selling Point isn't pointy enough.'
'I gained many useful leads, renewed relationships with various potential customers and established a number of contacts...'