"And if you sign up for our Gold Star membership level we stop pestering you to sign up."
Tags:grocery store, grocery stores, supermarket, supermarkets, super market, super markets, loyalty card, loyalty cards, loyalty scheme, loyalty scheme, membership card, membership cards, loyalty schemes, memberships, membership, sales tactics, sales tactic, pester, pestering, annoy, annoying, shop, shopping, shopper, shoppers, commercialism, consumerism, consumerist, capitalism, capitalist, capitalist, shop assistant, shop assistants, pestered, badger, badgering, badgered, annoy, annoying, annoyed, irritate, irritating, irritated, pressure, pressurising, pressurizing, pressurise, pressurize
"It starts earlier every year."
Tags:christmas, christmas season, holiday season, holiday, holidays, retail, retailer, retailers, commercialism, commercialist, santa, santas, santa claus, father christmas, charity, charities, fundraising, fundraiser, fundraisers, start early, starts early, starting early, raise money, raises money, raising money
"Why did we buy such huge furniture?"
Tags:furniture, decoration, decorating, interior decoration, modern life, modern attitudes, modern times, sofa, sofa, armchair, armchair, settee, settees, consumer, consumers, consumerism, capitalism, capitalist, capitalist, commercialism, bigger is better, bigger is best, greed, greedy, extravagance, extravagant, over do, over-do, ostentation, ostentatious, purchase, shop, shoppers, shopping, shopper, the bigger the better, supersize, super-size, advertising, advertisement, power of advertising, tiny people, relative size, furnishings, home furnishings
Office Cubicle Pallets
Tags:offices, office worker, office workers, office cubicles, office cubicle, cubicles, cubicle, fork lift truck, fork lift trucks, fork-lift truck, fork-lift trucks, forklift truck, fork lift trucks, office building, office building, monotony, monotonous, repetition, repetitive, pallet, pallets, palet, palets, front loader, front loaders, stack, staked, stacking, stacks, commercialism, modern life, modern attitudes, modern times, construction, constructions, construction site, construction sites
"Great for worship then! Great for retail now!"
Tags:church, churches, consumer, consumers, consumerism, consumerist, agenda, agendas, retail, retailer, retailers, commercialism, commercial district, commercial districts, estate agent, estate agents, real estate, real estate agent, real estate agents, letting agent, letting agents, selling point, selling points, sell out, sells out, selling out, declining, decline, declines, church attendance, religious
"But, in a larger sense, we cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this ground. Only Disney can do that."
Tags:lincoln, abe lincoln, theme park, theme parks, history, historical, civil war, american civil war, patriot, patriots, patriotism, patriotic, commercialism, commercialization, gettysburg, gettysburg address, speech, speeches, famous speech, famous speeches, sellout, sellouts, sell out, sell outs, selling out, lincoln, abraham lincoln, quote, quotes, quotation, quotations, famous phrase, famous phrases
"Your shepherd, Louie, has retired. I'm Mr. Smathers. I will be your grazing-resource coördinator and flock welfare-and-security manager."
Tags:farm, farms, farming, farmer, farmers, agribusiness, retirement, retireing, sheep farming, sheep farmer, sheep farmers, commercialism, commercialist, commercialise, commercialisze, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, business man, business men, business person, business people, businessman, businessmen, business person, business people, business manager, business executive, take over, take-over, business take over, business take-over, unnecessary, unnecessary measures, sheep, herd of sheep, modern life, modern attitudes
"I've sold my airspace."
Tags:properties, real estate, owner, owners, land owner, land owners, land ownership, airspace, airspaces, advert, adverts, advertising, advertisement, advertisements, ad, ads, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, commercialism, sell out, sold out, sell-out, sold-out, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes
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
"Who had the Lumberjack fruit cup?"
Tags:eating out, dining out, portion, portions, portion size, portion sizes, big portion, big portions, supersize, supersized, fruit cup, fruit cups, fruit salad, fruit salads, lumberjack, lumberjacks, logger, loggers, tree surgeon, tree surgeons, fruit, fruits, table service, value for money, good value, over sized, over-sized, oversized, diner, diners, commercialism
"Hi, I'm the tooth fairy. Want to buy back some of your teeth?"
Tags:tooth, teeth, lost a tooth, losing teeth, milkteeth, milk teeth, children's teeth, childrens teeth, kids teeth, kids' teeth, toothfairy, tooth fairy, the tooth fairy, fairies, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, commercialism, salesperson, salespeople, sales person, sales people, sell back, selling back, fairy story, fairy stories, buy back, buying back, profiteering, old age age, dentures, denture, false teeth, false tooth, old man, old men, elderly man, elderly men
"Poke my bunny with a stick, sir?"
Tags:child, children, animal cruelty, animal rights, animal welfare, animal rights activist, animal rights activism, animal right activism groups, rabbit, rabbits, bunny, bunnies, bunny rabbit, bunny rabbits, pet, pets, petting, animal abuse, inhumane, brutal, inhumane treatment, brutal treatment, money making, money maker, vendor, vendors, exploitation, exploit, exploitative, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, commercialism, turning a blind eye, sales, sales tactic, street vendor, street vendors, child vendor, child vendors, curiosity, curious, sick curiosity, parents, parent, parenting, parenthood, insensitive, desensitised
"The death of a businessperson is especially sad."
Tags:funeral, funerals, funeral service, funeral services, funeral proceeding, death, business man, business men, business person, business people, business woman, business women, businessman, businessmen, businessperson, businesspeople, businesswoman, businesswomen, death, dying, executive, executives, business executives, business executives, speech, speeches, funeral director, funeral directors, grief, grieving, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, commercialism, consumerism, coffin, coffin, casket, caskets, funeral casket, funeral caskets, sad, sadness, saddening
"Guess your weight gain since you've been here"
Tags:circus, circuses, theme park, theme parks, fun fair, fun fairs, funfair, funfairs, consumerism, consumer, consumer, consumerist, commercialism, capitalism, capitalism, modern day, modern society, modern attitudes, modern day attitudes, overeating, overeat, over eating, over eat, junk food, junk foods, unhealthy foods, unhealthy food, obesity, obesity issues, obesity issue, weight issue, weight issues, weight problem, weight problems, obesity problem, obesity problem, weighing scales, scales, amusement park, amusement parks, weight gain, unhealthy weight gain, fair, fairs, carnival, carnivals, popcorn, candyfloss, cotton candy
"Anderson, my boy, if you truly believe that commercialism should be taken out of Christmas, perhaps you ought to consider whether you really belong in the department-store business."
Just Arrived: Tom Clancy toiletries.
Tags:toiletry, toiletries, commercialism, commericialist, consumerism, popular writer, popular writers, writer, writers, fiction, author, authors, perfume, perfumes, cologne, colognes, celebrity, celebrities, celebrity branding, brand, brands, branding, perfume company, perfume companies, scent, scents, celebrity scent, celebrity scents, ubiquitous, ubiquity
"I didn't do anything on my summer vacation--should I write about what I bought?"
Tags:homework, classwork, summer vacation, summer vacations, summer break, summer breaks, school break, school breaks, break, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, summer, classroom, classrooms, schoolwork, school, schools, primary school, elementary school, secondary school, junior high school, junior high, teacher, teachers, teacher life, student, students, children, child, youth, teenager, teenagers, essay, essays, summer essay, summer essays, consumerism, consumer, capitalism, capitalist, modern life, modern times, commercialism, materialism, materialistic, school teacher, school teachers
Tags:king, kings, train bearer, train bearers, cigar, cigars, smoking, smoker, smokers, health problem, health problems, lung cancer, excess, attendant, attendants, boy attendant, boy attendants, royalty, royal, capitalism, capitalist, super size, supersize, modern society, modern attitudes, modern day attitudes, consumerism, consumer, consumers, self image, vain, vanity, self obsessed, self obsession, self presentation, wealth, wealthy, commercialism, capitalism, capitalist, servant, servants, grand, grandeur, self image, self obsessed, self obsession, appearance, authority
Burger Hut Deocrations
Tags:burger, burgers, giant burger, giants burgers, burger shop, burger shops, hamburger, hamburgers, burger bun, burger buns, sesame seeds, sesame seed bun, sesame seen buns, fast food, fast food outlet, fast food outlets, fast food restaurant, fast food restaurants, healthy living, healthy food, healthy eating, diet, healthy diet, company image, advert, adverts, advertising, advertisement, advertisements, corporate image, reputation, reputations, commercialism, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists
"Go straight until you get to the Body Shop. Then there's a path to the right that leads to the Gap. A little farther along, just past the Limited, there's a clearing, Victoria's Secret is right there."
Tags:consumerism, consumerist, mall, malls, commercialism, commercial interest, commercial interests, deforest, deforests, deforestation, direction, directions, maze, mazes, store, stores, storefront, storefronts, national park, national parks, sell out, sells out, selling out, sold out, environmental issue, environmental issues
"Once this commercial is over, I'll have a number of questions on erectile dysfunction."
Hunter-Gatherers, North America, Late 20th Century
Tags:modern life, modern attitudes, modern times, commercialism, commercialisation, capitalism, capitalist, capitalist, mall, malls, shopping center, shopping centers, shopping centres, shopping centre, shop, shoppers, shopper, shopping, consumer, consumers, consumerism, hunter gatherer, hunter gathers, hunter-gatherer, hunter-gatherers, western world, the western world, affluence, affluent, wealthy, wealthy, excess, progress, evolution, false sense of achievement, surviving, survival, north america, us, usa, united states, united states of america, businesses
"Unbelievable—Lohri's not even over and already the stores are putting out their Baisakhi stuff."
Tags:vaisakhi, baisakhi, vaishakhi, vasakhi, sikh, sikhs, sikhism, hindu, hindus, hinduism, commercialism, commercial, sell out, sells out, selling out, retailer, retailers, shop, shops, store, stores, commercialized, commercialised, holiday, holidays, religious holiday, religious holidays, true meaning, true meanings, lohri, christmas, christmas decoration, christmas decorations, overhype, overhyped, overhyping, consumerism, consumerist, consumer, consumers
"Sometimes I wish they'd never perfected setless television."
Tags:modern times, modern technology, modern attitudes, modern life, adverts, advert, advertisement, advertisements, advertising, consumerism, commercialism, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, tv, t v, t.v., tvs, televisions, televisions, screen, screens, telly, tellies, ad, ads, wireless, wireless technology, hologram, holograms, developing technology, technological advancement, technological advancements, dystopia, dystopian society, dystopian societies, dystopias
The Magi: Christmas, 1993
Tags:wise men, three wise men, wisdom, three kings, magi, three magi, modern life, modern times, biblical, gospel, gospels, birth of christ, modern comfort, modern comforts, modern convenience, modern conveniences, christmas, xmas, x-mas, commercialism, commercialized, commercialised, true meaning, true meaning of christmas, christmas catalogue, christmas catalogues, mail-order catalogue, mail-order catalogues, catalog, catalogs