How Shopping Malls Make You Buy

Hungry Beast offers a three-minute primer on how architecture and design elements in shopping malls have been tested and tweaked to create “scripted disorientation” and manipulate and channel our behavior. Most of us have heard of some of the consumption-encouraging tricks used within individual stores, but not necessarily those occurring on a larger level in the surrounding structures and environs. Someday businesses will perfect a method for getting us to shop for just as long as they wish us to:

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24 Responses to How Shopping Malls Make You Buy

  1. Ladidah August 4, 2011 at 5:13 pm #

    Dude has chubby arms…

  2. Ladidah August 4, 2011 at 1:13 pm #

    Dude has chubby arms…

  3. Anonymous August 12, 2011 at 8:56 am #

    Mostly Purchaser have been shopping in the shopping malls for purchase the good and latest accessories.
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  4. guest August 13, 2011 at 10:38 pm #

    Douglas Rushkoff has more on this in Coercion.

  5. guest August 13, 2011 at 6:38 pm #

    Douglas Rushkoff has more on this in Coercion.

  6. Anonymous August 14, 2011 at 5:41 pm #

    I figured this out like 15 years ago, when I went shopping on acid.

  7. eyebeam August 14, 2011 at 1:41 pm #

    I figured this out like 15 years ago, when I went shopping on acid.

  8. Anonymous August 15, 2011 at 12:29 pm #

    Coercion by Douglas Rushkoff is a good book if you’re interested in learning more about this.

  9. $927230 August 15, 2011 at 8:29 am #

    Coercion by Douglas Rushkoff is a good book if you’re interested in learning more about this.

  10. Mauriciosmith August 16, 2011 at 2:12 am #

     Basically shopping mall is the main Place for Purchase the every item and every product in market price.
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  11. Anonymous August 16, 2011 at 6:12 am #

     Basically shopping mall is the main Place for Purchase the every item and every product in market price.
    http://wsjsubscription.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/wall-street-journal-subscription-discount-up-to-80/

  12. Anonymous August 19, 2011 at 6:36 am #

     Shopping mall is the best place for any type of shopping.
    http://overstockpromocode1.wordpress.com/2011/08/19/what-things-you-should-keep-in-mind-when-you-shop-pet-jewelry/

  13. Anonymous August 22, 2011 at 7:16 am #

    There are many shopkeeper found the place for sale and purchase the different item of product.This shopping mall has been build coming soon.
     http://openbookclub.com/forums/profile.php?mode=viewprofile&u=451691

  14. Anonymous August 23, 2011 at 6:19 am #

     Basically Both of them are Invested the money to Sale and purchase the shop in mall.If they are purchase the shop then In coming day the price hike automatically.
    http://my.opera.com/roughtiy/blog/2011/08/22/wall-calendars-ideal-means-for-business-promotion

  15. Anonymous August 24, 2011 at 8:53 am #

    Let You Know that Shopping mall is the great place for sale and Purchase of good item.
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  16. Anonymous August 24, 2011 at 8:53 am #

    Let You Know that Shopping mall is the great place for sale and Purchase of good item.
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  17. Anonymous August 24, 2011 at 8:53 am #

    Let You Know that Shopping mall is the great place for sale and Purchase of good item.
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  18. Anonymous August 24, 2011 at 8:53 am #

    Let You Know that Shopping mall is the great place for sale and Purchase of good item.
    http://www.nir-vana.com/~adamr/vb35gold/member.php?u=298892

  19. Anonymous August 24, 2011 at 8:53 am #

    Let You Know that Shopping mall is the great place for sale and Purchase of good item.
    http://www.nir-vana.com/~adamr/vb35gold/member.php?u=298892

  20. Dmitry August 28, 2011 at 1:25 am #

    The mall isn’t “making” you do anything. You are just plain stupid. It’s a shame everyone can’t figure everything out for themselves but that’s just how it is. I’m growing tired of the “no dumbass left behind” mentality.

  21. Dmitry August 28, 2011 at 5:25 am #

    The mall isn’t “making” you do anything. You are just plain stupid. It’s a shame everyone can’t figure everything out for themselves but that’s just how it is. I’m growing tired of the “no dumbass left behind” mentality.

  22. Anonymous August 30, 2011 at 5:24 am #

    Shopping mall is the main place for sale and Purchase of any item but some distributor have been search the space for the starting the business.
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  23. ArgosyJones August 31, 2011 at 4:34 am #

    Great video.  All it needs are some facts.

  24. ArgosyJones August 31, 2011 at 12:34 am #

    Great video.  All it needs are some facts.

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