Tag Archives: consumerism

100+ Japanese Students’ Reactions to Black Friday & Boxing Day

“This is shopping? It looks like war!” This is one of the comments I received from one of the 100+ students who saw the dangers of Black Friday for the very first time. I was asked to give a presentation … Continue reading

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Black Friday 2011 Madness

How far would you go to save some money? This is the question millions of Americans inevitably ask themselves when they start to line up hours before a store opens, in order to save tens or – if they’re lucky … Continue reading

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