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How are consumers fooled by discounts?

Asked by R. Barnes, Last updated: Feb 20, 2020

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E.Emily

E.Emily

Answered Feb 19, 2020

There are a lot of people who purchase different items when they see that it is discounted because they feel that the items will be worth it. The problem is, some of the discounts are not actually discounts. There have been cases wherein different colored tags are placed on the items to show that the items have already been discounted, but actually, the prices are just the same.

Most of the time, people feel an emotional rush whenever there is a big discount that is available. Only to realize that some of the discounts are not even real or only a few cents have been deducted from the item.

 

I.Isabella

I.Isabella

Answered Feb 19, 2020

There are a lot of people who normally buy during sale season, but the problem is, even though the items are on sale, they are still not as affordable as what people might expect. The problem is that people may purchase items that are on sale even if they are not actually on sale. It can be easy for stores to place red tags over the regular tags only to find out that only a few cents were removed.

There are even times when the price is even increased by the store. If you do not want to get fooled by discounts, the first thing that you have to do is to ask yourself if you truly need the item. If you know that you do not need it, then do not push through with it anymore.

 

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