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41 Shopping and Mall Trends

— October 12, 2008 — Marketing
The way we shop has been completely revolutionized. We are spending more time and money making purchases online than ever before. Web-based boutiques have given us access to buying options that in the past were unobtainable. There are even luxury shopping sites where one must be invited to join.

However, the mall has not entirely disappeared into the virtual world. There have been many innovations at the shopping center including Botox injections and designer spas, fun play areas for the kids, open-air malls, and even crazy new escalator exercises to keep you fit. Soon you may be carrying the Motorola Sparrow on your sprees, a handy all-in-one gadget that reduces your reliance on sales clerks.

Grocery stores have also cleaned up their act with a new cart-washing device that gets rid of all those nasty germs covering the handles, eco-friendly carrying bags and the occasional giveaway bonanza.

How are you going to pay for your purchases? Perhaps with a chip embedded in your skin, or simply with your fingerprint.

Finally, if you just can't decide what to get that special someone, Giftgirl.com, an online gift-giving consultant, will take the pressure off completely.
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Mall Shoppers Get $100 Bills
Mall Shoppers Get $100 Bills
Selfless Brothers Give out Christmas Cash
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Grocery Spas
Grocery Spas
Add a Pedi and a Mani to the List
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37
Shopping for Groceries in Tanks
Shopping for Groceries in Tanks
Sign of High Costs of Food?
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36
Tween Shopping Sites
Tween Shopping Sites
Shop Like Anna
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35
Grocery Store Stunts
Grocery Store Stunts
Tossing $800K of Food
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34
Extremely Weird Mall Exercises
Extremely Weird Mall Exercises
Spinning Blonde on Escalator Railings
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33
Dubai Shopping Festival 2008
Dubai Shopping Festival 2008
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Gift Giving Consultants
Gift Giving Consultants
Giftgirl.com
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San Francisco May Ban Plastic Grocery Bags
San Francisco May Ban Plastic Grocery Bags
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Shop Around The Clock
Shop Around The Clock
Girard Perregaux ww.tc 24 Hour Shopping
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Shopping by Text Message
Shopping by Text Message
Amazon TextBuyIt
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Social Grocery Shopping Tools
Social Grocery Shopping Tools
Zeer.com
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27
Food as Furniture
Food as Furniture
Shopping Centre Play Area
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26
Scorecards to Help Eco Shoppers
Scorecards to Help Eco Shoppers
Wal-Mart's More Sustainable Packaging
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25
Extreme Shopping Sprees
Extreme Shopping Sprees
Venue Ad Campaign
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24
Starving Children in Grocery Bags
Starving Children in Grocery Bags
Die Arche Guerrilla Campaign
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23
Young Shoppers Want to Pay with Chip in Skin
Young Shoppers Want to Pay with Chip in Skin
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22
Pay By Finger
Pay By Finger
Fingerprint Terminals at Shoppers
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21
Open-Air Shopping Centers
Open-Air Shopping Centers
The death of Malls?
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20
Possessed Shopping Carts
Possessed Shopping Carts
MINI 'Demon Carts' Commercial
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19
Upscale Wal-Mart
Upscale Wal-Mart
New Look to Attract Affluent Shoppers
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18
Social T-Shirt Shopping Communities
Social T-Shirt Shopping Communities
Rumplo
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Stiletto-Heeled Shopping
Stiletto-Heeled Shopping
Harvey Nichols Ads Feature Sprinting Shopper
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Drive Through Shopping Cart Washes
Drive Through Shopping Cart Washes
The PureCart
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15
Gadget Gives Shoppers Independence
Gadget Gives Shoppers Independence
Motorola Sparrow
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14
Reusable Eco Statement Bags
Reusable Eco Statement Bags
The Greenaid Declares War on Plastic
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13
Amazon Sells Fruit, Meat, Ice Cream
Amazon Sells Fruit, Meat, Ice Cream
New AmazonFresh Online Grocery Store
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12
Virtual Book Shelves For Real Shopping
Virtual Book Shelves For Real Shopping
Zoomii On-Line Bookstore
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11
Botox at the Mall
Botox at the Mall
Botox, Chemical Peels AND Shopping
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10
Invite-Only Luxury Shopping Sites
Invite-Only Luxury Shopping Sites
Ideeli
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To Do List Temp Tattoo
To Do List Temp Tattoo
A Reason to Scribble on Your Skin
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8
Obsessive Fashionista Movies
Obsessive Fashionista Movies
Confessions of a Shopaholic
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7
Gesture Based Window Shopping
Gesture Based Window Shopping
Orange's No-Touch Interactive Shop Window
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6
Shopping Bag Canvass
Shopping Bag Canvass
Contemporary Artists for Aritzia Bag
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5
Hungry Kids in Your Shopping Cart
Hungry Kids in Your Shopping Cart
Feed South Africa Campaign
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4
Secret Apartment
Secret Apartment
Hidden Home Built Into a Mall
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3
Shoppers as Vultures
Shoppers as Vultures
2 Harvey Nichols Sale Campaigns
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2
Manhattan Pop-Up Shops
Manhattan Pop-Up Shops
Target Bullseye Bodegas
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1
Virtual Lingerie Shopping
Virtual Lingerie Shopping
Knicker Picker
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