Consumerism

How to prevent post purchase regret

How to prevent post purchase regret

Last week we went over several tricks that marketers use to try and get us to purchase their goods and services. They are very good at getting into our minds and getting us to not think rationally. 

Today, we will go over a few tips that may help to overcome the temptations and beat the marketers at their own game.[…..]

Why did I buy that?

Why did I buy that?

Have you ever looked around your house and ask, “why did I buy that?”. Or come out of a shop with a new powertool and later thought, “what was I thinking?”. Chances are you have fallen prey to clever sales marketing and product placement. I think we have all fallen prey to these moments of post purchase regret. With a growing range of products now available, the marketing is only getting more pronounced and difficult to avoid.

With Christmas fast approaching, I thought it would be a good time to […..]