Call Of The Mall: The Geography Of Shopping By The Author Of Why We Buy

January 3, 2005|
Call Of The Mall: The Geography Of Shopping By The Author Of Why We Buy by Paco Underhill
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The author of the international bestseller Why We Buy—praised by The New York Times as “a book that gives this underrated skill the respect it deserves”—now takes us to the mall, a place every American has experienced and has an opinion about.

Paco Underhill, the Margaret Mead of shopping and author of the huge international bestseller Why We Buy, now takes us to the mall, a place every American has experienced and has an opinion about. The result is a bright, ironic, funny, and shrewd portrait of the mall—America’s gift to personal consumption, its most powerful icon of global commercial muscle, the once new and now aging national town square, the place where we convene in our leisure time.

It’s about the shopping mall as an exemplar of our commercial and social culture, the place where our young people have their first taste of social freedom and where the rest of us compare notes. Call of the Mall examines how we use the mall, what it means, why it works when it does, and why it sometimes doesn’t.
Paco Underhill was the founder of Envirosell, Inc., a global research and consulting firm. His clients include more than a third of the Fortune 100 list, and he has worked on supermarket, convenience store, food, beverage, and restaurant issues in fifty countries. He is the bestselling author of Why We Buy, The Call of the Mall, What W...
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Title:Call Of The Mall: The Geography Of Shopping By The Author Of Why We Buy
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:240 pages, 8.44 X 5.5 X 1.4 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 8.44 X 5.5 X 1.4 in
Published:January 3, 2005
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780743235921

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