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New Stuff Tuesday: July 21, 2015

Cool: How the brain’s hidden quest for cool drives our economy and shapes our world by Steven Quartz and Anette Asp HF5415.32 .Q37 2015 New Arrivals, 2nd floor What do designer jeans and neuroscience have in common? Steven Quartz and … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – December 18

America at the Mall: The Cultural Role of a Retail Utopia by Lisa Scharoun HF5430.3 .S28 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor If you’ve given your e-mail address to a retailer, I’m sure that you’re being inundated with flyers promising the … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – July 17

The Impulse Economy: Understanding Mobile Shoppers and What Makes Them Buy by Gary Schwartz HF5415.1265 .S385 2011 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Having the Groupon app on my phone has been a blessing because I can easily see what great deals … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – April 17

Colour Hunting: How Colour Influences Why We Buy, Make and Feel by Frame Publishers NK1548 .C65 2011 New Arrivals, 2nd floor All of this construction going on around here makes it a tad hard to concentrate. I find myself easily … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – February 23

Shoptimism: Why the American Consumer Will Keep On Buying No Matter What by Lee Eisenberg HF5415.33 .U6 E47 2009 New Book Island, 2nd floor In these pressing economic times, common sense would tell us that we should save every penny … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – November 3

Spent: Sex, Evolution and Consumer Behavior By Geoffrey Miller HB801 .M493 2009 New Book Island, 2nd floor It seems that we’re on a Darwin kick here (next week, a book about the Darwin Awards?), but this week’s featured title also … Continue reading

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Who Buys That?

Did you know that: 53.6% of adults that purchased Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups in the last six months are married? people that drive a car with a manual transmission are 42% more likely to watch the GAC (Great American Country) … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – May 8

It’s that time of the week again… New Stuff Tuesday! This week it’s all about people and our social nature. Herd: How to Change Mass Behaviour by Harnessing Our True Nature Mark Earls HF5415.123 .E37 2007 New Book Island, 2nd … Continue reading

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