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Author: Mark H. Moss
ISBN: 0739116800
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Pages 154 pages
Publisher Lexington Books (March 15, 2007)
Language English
Category: Other
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eBook Shopping as an Entertainment Experience download

by Mark H. Moss


Mark H. Moss examines the department store, the mall, and the e-store to demonstrate how shopping is often the most common leisure experience that people indulge in to occupy themselves.

Mark H. This unique book focuses on the historical evolution of shopping environments into contemporary entertainment or cultural zones. Through a phenomenological framework, Moss analyzes the way stores, outlets, and restaurants in malls mingle and merge aspects of consumption and merchandising

Publisher: Lexington Books. Print ISBN: 9780739116807, 0739116800. Description : Shopping as an Entertainment Experience explores the ways in which shopping has become a significant entertainment feature in our daily lives.

Publisher: Lexington Books. Dr. Mark H. Moss is Chair of General Arts and Science at Seneca College. 5 0% (0). 4 0% (0). 3 0% (0).

This book answers such questions, taking an incisive look at how shopping and shoppers have changed in recent years. For those in retailing and marketing, this guide to the fickle consumer's mindset offers concrete and practical advice on modern shopping behavior, along with important insights into the shopping psyche. Comprehending why people shop as they do is a daunting challenge for today's retailer. JIM POOLER is Professor of Urban and Population Geography at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Officially shopping malls are defined as one or more buildings forming a complex of shops representing .

Officially shopping malls are defined as one or more buildings forming a complex of shops representing merchandisers, with interconnected walkways enabling visitors to walk from unit to unit. The trends helping to create this change include changing demographics, such as an aging population and increased urbanization, which means more people living in smaller spaces and a greater need for public spaces in which to socialize and congregate.

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Historically, malls, shopping centers, and even collections (in the case of Somerset in Troy, MI, for example) have been thought of as aggregations of retail offerings arranged in a variety of formats from strip and open-air to fully enclosed. But times have changed.

Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience or gives pleasure and delight. It can be an idea or a task, but is more likely to be one of the activities or events that have developed over thousands of years. It can be an idea or a task, but is more likely to be one of the activities or events that have developed over thousands of years specifically for the purpose of keeping an audience's attention. Although people's attention is held by different things, because individuals have different preferences in entertainment, most forms are recognisable and familiar.

Shopping as an Entertainment Experience explores the ways in which shopping has become a significant entertainment feature in our daily lives. Dr. Mark H. Moss examines the department store, the mall, and the e-store to demonstrate how shopping is often the most common leisure experience that people indulge in to occupy themselves. This unique book focuses on the historical evolution of shopping environments into contemporary entertainment or cultural zones. Through a phenomenological framework, Moss analyzes the way stores, outlets, and restaurants in malls mingle and merge aspects of consumption and merchandising. Shopping as an Entertainment Experience appeals to sociologists, cultural theorists, and those interested in popular culture.