Lury (1996) Five features of a consumer society
1. The availability of a wide range of consumer goods.
2. Shopping is seen as a leisure pursuit
3. Being is debt is seen as a social norm (credit/store cards)
4. The packaging and promotion of goods is a long scale business
5. Different forms of shopping
· Catalogues/ TV- shopping channels & Teletext
· Shopping malls/ high streets/ local shops