Posts Tagged: Consumerism

Whats the deal with Wal-Mart?

People in today’s consumer culture are surrounded by many stores to buy products from supermarkets to other stores. Out of all the stores none are as powerful and as big as Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart was founded in 1962 by Samuel Walton.

Whats the deal with Wal-Mart?

People in today’s consumer culture are surrounded by many stores to buy products from supermarkets to other stores. Out of all the stores none are as powerful and as big as Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart was founded in 1962 by Samuel Walton.

Consumerism Out of Power

The recent tragic events of Hurricane Sandy have shown us just how vulnerable we are as consumers in todays day in age. When the lights went dark, we completely shifted how we saw, consumer and valued everyday items. Our dependence on

Consumerism Out of Power

The recent tragic events of Hurricane Sandy have shown us just how vulnerable we are as consumers in todays day in age. When the lights went dark, we completely shifted how we saw, consumer and valued everyday items. Our dependence on

Climate Change and the Consumer

                                              Out of all the major factors and discussions in today’s society you hear many things being talked about (the

Climate Change and the Consumer

                                              Out of all the major factors and discussions in today’s society you hear many things being talked about (the

“The best thing to happen to iPhone, since the iPhone”

What is it about the iPhone that makes it such an alluring piece of cellular technology? Do people look at it and think to themselves, “This is the greatest, fastest, most reliable phone for me?” or is it something else?

“The best thing to happen to iPhone, since the iPhone”

What is it about the iPhone that makes it such an alluring piece of cellular technology? Do people look at it and think to themselves, “This is the greatest, fastest, most reliable phone for me?” or is it something else?

Selling the Personal Computer

Since the advent of the personal computer various manufacturers have heavily marketed their products. Personal computer advertisements have exhibited two distinct tactics in their marketing: an appeal to functionality and an appeal to aesthetic. Through the various eras of marketing

Selling the Personal Computer

Since the advent of the personal computer various manufacturers have heavily marketed their products. Personal computer advertisements have exhibited two distinct tactics in their marketing: an appeal to functionality and an appeal to aesthetic. Through the various eras of marketing

A fan till the end

Consumerism and fanaticism seem to go hand in hand; or do they? One such fanatic culture is that of the highly revered Apple Inc. The central figure in question is the “Apply fanboy.” Apple fanboys stand by their devices, be

A fan till the end

Consumerism and fanaticism seem to go hand in hand; or do they? One such fanatic culture is that of the highly revered Apple Inc. The central figure in question is the “Apply fanboy.” Apple fanboys stand by their devices, be

The Golden Age: Why Americans Cashed in Their Gold for Movie Tickets

The Golden Age in Hollywood began in the 1930s and lasted as late as the 1950s. It was the turning point for American cinema and changed the standard of filmmaking for years to come. The Dark Age The Great Depression

The Golden Age: Why Americans Cashed in Their Gold for Movie Tickets

The Golden Age in Hollywood began in the 1930s and lasted as late as the 1950s. It was the turning point for American cinema and changed the standard of filmmaking for years to come. The Dark Age The Great Depression