Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping--Updated and Revised for the Internet, the Global Consumer, and Beyond
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Paco Underhill
- Publish Date: 2008-12-30
Revolutionary retail guru Paco Underhill is back with a completely revised edition of his classic, witty bestselling book on our ever-evolving consumer cultureâfull of fresh observations and important lessons from the cutting edge of retail such as Internet behemoths Amazon and iTunes as well as the globalization of retail in the worldâs emerging markets.
This enlightening edition includes new information on:
-The latest trends in online retailâwhat retailers are doing right and what theyâre doing wrongâand how nearly every Internet retailer from iTunes to Amazon can drastically improve how it serves its customers.
-A guided tour of the most innovative stores, malls and retail environments around the worldâalmost all of which are springing up in countries where prosperity is new. An enormous indoor ski slope attracts shoppers to a mall in Dubai; an uber-luxurious Sao Paolo department store provides its customers with personal shoppers; a mall in South Africa has a wave pool for surfing.
The new Why We Buy is an essential guide that offers advice on how to keep your changing customers and entice new and eager ones.