"Do you need anything magnificent? I'm off to the hypermarket."
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
"And if you sign up for our Gold Star membership level we stop pestering you to sign up."
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"This is my friend Ted, and this is Ted's lower-priced knockoff."
Tags:look-alike, look-alikes, look alike, lookalikes, look alikes, lookalike, knockoff, knockoffs, cocktail party, cocktail parties, designer label, designer labels, consumerism, capitalism, capitalist, capitalist, bargain bucket, bargain buckets, twin, twins, introduce, introducing, introduction, introductions, low price, low price, shopper, shoppers, shopping, reproduction, reproductions, fake, fakes, replica, replicas, imitation, imitations, jump on the bandwagon, jumping on the bandwagon, trend, trends, following trends, fashions, modern life
"Where is Madison Avenue? You might well ask."
"I can't quite picture who would enjoy a gift in that price range."
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"Just how fresh are these insights?"
Tags:shopper, shoppers, shopping, shop, shops, fresh insight, fresh insights, perspective, perspectives, opinion, opinions, opinionated, viewpoint, viewpoints, fresh view, fresh views, marketplace, marketplaces, creative thinker, creative thinkers, creative thinking, ideas man, ideas men, idea, ideas
"What will it take to put one of you two into a brand-new Eterna-5000 today?"
Tags:death, planning for death, coffin, coffins, casket, caskets, casket store, casket stores, coffin store, coffin stores, funeral, funerals, funeral planning, end-of-life planning, after death planning, salesman, salesmen, making the sale, sale, sales, selling, shopping, customer service, old age, getting old, getting older, growing old, growing older, middle-age, middle-aged, old people, elderly, elderly people, senior, seniors, senior citizen, senior citizens, ageing, aging, customer, customers, shopper, shoppers, consumerism, black humor, black humour, dark humor, dark humour
"It's museum-store quality."
'Retirement Training Program'"Very good, Larry! Just one more step and you'll have the entire aisle blocked!"
Tags:supermarket, supermarkets, grocery store, grocery stores, food store, food stores, grocery, groceries, shop, store, food, aisle, aisles, block the aisles, blocking the aisles, blocking, block, blocked, employer, grocery cart, grocery carts, shopping cart, shopping carts, cart, carts, shopping, shopper, shoppers, grocery shopping, retire, retirement, old age, senior, seniors, senior citizen, senior citizens, elderly, old people, old man, old men, stereotypes, stereotype, annoying, incompetent, pet peeve, pet peeves, training, trainer, trainers, trainee, trainees
"It comes in midnight gray, charcoal gray, slate gray, and gray."
Tags:colour, colours, color, colors, gray, grey, shades, shade, shopping, shopper, shoppers, mall, malls, department store, department stores, store, stores, shop, shops, fashion, style, clothes, clothing, women's fashion, women's clothing, women's clothes, womenswear, saleswoman, saleswomen, consumerism, retail, similar, trend, trends, trendy, woman, women
"This year, we just decided to give money to ourselves."
Tags:christmas, xmas, yule, noel, shopping, christmas shopping, shopper, shoppers, money, finances, personal finances, gift, gifts, present, presents, gift-giving, exchanging gifts, exchanging presents, holiday, holidays, consumerism, commercialisation, commercialization, retail, frugal, cheap, saving money, cutting costs
"If you promise to be very careful, Mommy will let you carry the baguettes."
Tags:kid, kids, child, children, toddler, toddlers, daughter, daughters, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, family, families, food, food shopping, food store, food stores, grocery, groceries, grocery shopping, grocery store, grocery stores, supermarket, supermarkets, shopping, shopper, shoppers, shopping bags, mommy's little helper, mummy's little helper, helper, helpers, helping, life lesson, life lessons, bread, baguette, promise, promises, careful, learning
"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
"It's eBay fever - we'll have to pull the plug!"
Tags:internet, online, website, websites, online retailer, online retailers, retailer, retailers, auction, auctions, site, sites, web, shopping, shopper, shoppers, addict, addictions, addictions, addictive, hoard, hoards, hoarding, hoarder, hoarders, intervention, interventions, psychiatric, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, psychologist, psychologists, psychology, collectable, collectables
"She's a little traumatized—this is her first Wal-Mart."
Tags:kid, kids, child, children, baby, babies, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, father, fathers, fatherhood, dad, dads, family, families, milestone, milestones, first, firsts, crying, upset, department store, department stores, retail, consumerism, shopping, shopper, shoppers, psychology, trauma, traumatised, traumatized, mental health
"I'm looking for something slightly more perfect."
Tags:perfect, perfectionist, perfectionists, shopping, shopper, shoppers, retail worker, retail workers, exacting standard, exacting standards, high standard, high standards, expectation, expectations, entitled, entitlement complex, first world problem, first world problems, high expectations, perfected
"I'm looking for a nice basic piece of clothing that can fulfill every need I have."
"Into every shopping cart a little mysterious Mediterranean product must fall."
Tags:grocery list, grocery lists, shopping list, shopping lists, grocery, groceries, shop, shops, shopper, shoppers, shopping, supermarket, supermarkets, super-market, super-markets, grocery mart, grocery marts, mediterranean produce, mediterranean produces, mediterranean food, mediterranean cuisine, luxury food, luxury foods, cook, cooks, chef, chefs
"Attention, shoppers. We have a lost boomer at the information desk."
Tags:department store, department stores, store, stores, shop, shops, shopping, shopper, shoppers, mall, malls, shopping mall, shopping malls, shopping center, shopping centers, shopping centre, shopping centres, information, lost & found, lost and found, lost, missing, boomer, boomers, baby boomer, baby boomers, old, elderly, old people, elderly people, senior, seniors, senior citizen, senior citizens, aging, ageing, growing old, growing older, getting older, getting old, growing old, old age, over the hill, over-the-hill, senile, senility, middle age, middle aged, middle-age, middle-aged, announcement, announcements, attention, man, men
"I'm starting my own movement—Occupy Fifty-Seventh Street."
Tags:occupy wall street, opportunist, opportunists, opportunistic, shop, shops, shopping, shopper, shoppers, shopaholic, shopaholics, retail therapy, retailer, retailers, 57th street, fifty-seventh street, new yorker, new yorkers, new york city, fifth avenue, 1%, 99%, rich person, rich people, fashionista, fashionistas, dress up, dresses up, dressing up, protest, protests, protesting, protester, protesters, self-interest, self-interested, left wing
"No, it's my husband that's expired. Is his credit card still good?"
Tags:death, dead, relationship, relationships, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, dead husband, dead husbands, widow, widows, mourning, mourner, mourners, grieving, bereaved, expired, expiry date, expiry dates, money, credit card, credit cards, shopping, shopper, shoppers, woman, women, stereotype, stereotypes, black humor, black humour, dark humour, dark humor, consumerism, retail
"I can't decide. I'm having a brand identity crisis."
"If I'd known shopping could be this easy, I would have dressed up as a cop ages ago!"
Tags:police, police officer, police officers, cop, cops, costume, costumes, dress up, dress-up, dressing up, dressed up, disguise, disguised, disguises, shopping, shopper, shoppers, impostor, impostors, parking, city life, urban life, modern life, modern times, shortcut, shortcuts, priorities, bad priorities, wrong priorities, city parking