Ten traps in stores that make you pay more
How often do you make unnecessary purchases in the supermarket?
We bet the answer is every day
However, you're usually forced to buy useless things with a whole set of tricks
Here are the most common traps marketing experts use to boost sales and get as much of your money as possible?
number 10 in convenient checkouts
More than 60% of people put back unnecessary purchases in the checkout line
To prevent customers from doing this manufacturers don't put any shelves on checkout areas and make them incredibly narrow
In this case you can't remove unnecessary things from your cart and put them anywhere
Remember that if you've changed your mind, you can give all the things you don't need to a cashier
There is nothing to be ashamed about
number 9 rest without a rest
Food courts are meant for you to relax and have a snack before continuing your shopping
However, you won't be able to spend much time eating uncomfortable seats little space between the tables
And noise all do their job
This trick helps shopping malls keep people browsing the stores and have a constant flow of customers
number eight no windows no clocks
It's common knowledge that casinos have no windows or clocks
So people lose their sense of reality and spend a lot of time and money there
Shopping malls borrowed this trick to do just the same are
You familiar with a situation where you run to a store for only 10 minutes, but spend an hour there?
So then you know what we're talking about
number 7 cozy shops
All passageways in the malls are brightly lit, and there's always loud music that is amplified and echoed by the floor tiling
But as soon as you enter any of the stores the floors and lights become softer and the music is suddenly calm and pleasant
All this creates a feeling of comfort and makes you stay longer in the shop
sometimes the whole day
number 6 Clever fitting room mirrors
Sad as it is fitting room mirrors are made specifically to make us look slimmer and taller
Some lingerie stores for example add pink pigment to their mirrors to make the skin look tan why does this trick work?
The more we like ourselves and some clothes the more likely we'll buy them
A friend of mine bought a weird pair of jeans last week because of this trick don't let them fool you think twice before buying
number 5 Rearranging Goods
You buy your stuff at the same store for a certain time
You know exactly where everything is you move straight to your mark without looking around
When the store shuffles the goods you feel like you're lost in a desert
You have to search for what you need filling your cart along the way, and that's what the stores are aiming for
number Four thought-out lighting
Everyone knows the best bananas are those of a certain tint of yellow?
This also applies to other fruits and vegetables and shop owners know this well
The issue of imperfect colors is solved with lighting the right light can make any goods look much better
number three artificial demand
Let's take juice Shelves for an example ever notice those empty spaces between the cartons
We tend to think it's because the juice is popular as it's so good and we take it for granted
Alas most of the time it's the store employees who remove the juice from the shelves to create the appearance of high demand?
Tricky One, but it always works
number two manipulation based on lack of confidence
Mirrors outside the fitting rooms play an important role in sales if a person is not too confident
Or just doesn't look great their reflection will remind them of that this trick makes us buy something new to feel better
Keep in mind that you don't need a new dress or t-shirt to stay as perfect as you already are
number one playing contrasts
There are two kettles with similar characteristics on the same shelf, but one of them cost
$79.99 and the other is $99.99
The cheap one will sell well and the more expensive one will go almost unsold
Why is that? Well? We often don't think of the real value of things we just want to get a great bargain
Spend some time thinking about the products features don't be fooled by price tags
Now have you ever been caught by any of these traps. Do you know any other ones share them in the comments below?
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