Coming Soon: Another place to buy stuff!
"Now we're passing by a great big sign urging us to buy sofas!"
Tags:sign, signs, signage, ad, advert, adverts, ads, advertising, advertisement, advertisement, market, marketing, bill board, billboard, roadside, tour, tours, tourist, tourists, tour bus, tourbus, tour-bus, bus tour, bus tours, consumer, consumerism, consumers, capitalism, capitalist, critique, critic, critical, critically, social critique, anger, angry
"Is it too revealing?"
Tags:dress, dresses, sheer, sheer dress, sheer dresses, consumer, consumers, consumerist, consumerism, shop, shops, shopping, fashion, fashion design, fashion designer, fashion designers, impractical, impracticality, practical, practicality, see-through, reveal, reveals, revealing, mirror, mirrors, self-conscious, self-consciousness, salesman, salesperson, salespeople
"I'm worried. He's lost interest in absolutely everything except the Stamford Mall."
Tags:shopaholic, shopaholics, shopping addict, shopping addicts, shop, shops, store, stores, addict, addicts, shopping, addiction, addictions, mall, malls, consumerism, consumer, consumers, party, parties, party guest, party guests, single minded, single-minded, single-mindedness, single mindedness, shopping mall, shopping malls
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
Sex and the City: The Final Chapter
"Now I'm going to show you something that's in bad taste, so you'll know what bad taste is."
"And may we continue to be worthy of consuming a disproportionate share of this planet's resources."
Tags:consumer, consumers, consumption, carrying capacity, resources, resource, earth, save the planet, saving the planet, greed, greedy, planet's resource, american, americans, environmentalist, environmentalists, selfish, selfishness, worthy, unworthy, pray, prays, praying, prayer, prayers, hope, hopes, over-consume, over-consuming, overconsume, overconsuming, overuse, overusing, guilt, guilty, guilt-inducing
"It's taken me a while, but I can finally see the value in having tons of money."
"I'll be on Fifth Avenue, pressing my cold little nose wistfully against shop windows."
Tags:fifth avenue, shop, shops, shopping, shop window, shop windows, christmas shopping, poor, poverty, living in poverty, life of poverty, want, wants, need, needs, desire, desires, desiring, desirous, window shop, window shops, window shopping, window shopper, window shoppers, christmas, consumer, consumers, consumerism, wealth gap, wealth gaps, income gap, income gaps, rich, riches, rich people, rich person
"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
The Tragedy of Prosperity
Tags:consumerism, consumer, consumers, shampoo, shampoos, first world problem, first world problems, modern life, rich people, the tragedy of prosperity, luxury item, luxury items, luxury, middle class, prosperity, middle classes, soap, hair, wealth inequality, generation gap, generation gaps, beauty product, beauty products, cereal, bathrooms
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
2 Guys from Harvard - Attorney-at-Law
Tags:attorney, attorneys, lawyer, lawyers, ivy league, ivy leagues, law firm, law firms, partner, partners, consumer, consumers, consumerism, honest, honesty, storefront, storefronts, store front, store fronts, shop, shops, shopping, education, education level, education levels, brag, brags, bragging, braggart, braggarts, snob, snobs, snobby
"This lovely car has not brought us happiness. You agree, Morris? That is why I am now thinking in terms of having the entire house recarpeted."
Tags:material, materialism, materialist, materialists, happiness, key to happiness, car, cars, consumer, consumers, consumerist, consumerism, new car, new cars, redecorate, redecorates, redecorating, interior designer, interior designers, misery, miserable, drive, drives, driver, drivers, human happiness, empty, emptiness
"I'm going out. Do you need any voles?"
Tags:animals, pets, dining, food, shopping, consumerism, grocery, groceries, grocery store, grocery stores, errand, errands, vole, voles, rodent, rodents, consumer, consumers, cat, cats, running errands, gift, gifts, present, presents, cat gift, cat present, predator, predators, prey, consideration, considerate, polite
Pond Village Store Generalists
Tags:generalist, generalists, handy man, general store, general stores, convenience store, convenience stores, shop, store, suburb, suburbs, suburbia, rural, countryside, knowledgeable, jack of all trades, master of none, skilful, skillful, expert, experts, village, town, locals, local, townie, townies, consumer, consumers, consumerism, small town
"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
"If debt is a measure of consumer confidence, we have become very confident indeed."
A dog looks longingly into a butcher shop and a woman looks longingly into a shoe store.
Tags:shoe, shoes, shoe lover, shoe lovers, shoe shopper, shoe shoppers, shoe shopping, shoe fetish, shoe fetishes, consumer, consumers, consumerism, gender stereotype, gender stereotyping, want, wants, desire, desires, desiring, butcher, butchers, butcher shop, butch shops, wish, wishes, wish list, wish lists
"A journey of a thousand miles begins with fabulous new shoes!"
"My government is very concerned about your government's torture and maiming of potential consumers."
Tags:china, chinese, trade, international trade, human rights, human rights violation, human rights violations, diplomacy, diplomat, diplomats, bottom line, globalism, globalist, globalists, consumer, consumers, consumerism, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, late stage capitalism, tortures, authoritarian, authoritarian state, authoritarian states, intervention, america, trade policy, trade policies, international trade, social justice
"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
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