Lury (1992) 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

·         Internet

·         Catalogues/ TV- shopping channels & Teletext

·         Shopping malls/ high streets/ local shops

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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

·         Internet

·         Catalogues/ TV- shopping channels & Teletext

·         Shopping malls/ high streets/ local shops

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