Presentation on theme: " An activity that is important for our lives. Many points of view: A duty – if we have to. Nowadays – a modern kind of leisure activity. An addiction."— Presentation transcript:
An activity that is important for our lives. Many points of view: A duty – if we have to. Nowadays – a modern kind of leisure activity. An addiction – shopaholism (oniomania). WHAT IS SHOPPING?
Supermarkets or hypermarkets – often very large, offer large amount of goods, usually cheaper and longer opening hours. Small local shops – closer to our home, getting things quickly, unique atmosphere and more willing shopassisstents. Markets – fresh and organic food. Department stores – all kind of goods. WHERE TO SHOP?
Supermarkets or hypermarkets - Albert, Billa, … Small local shops – bakery, butcher‘s, sweet shop, greengrocer, florists, stationery, bookshop… Department stores – Bloomingdales in New York (exclusive), Wal-Mart, Tesco,… WHERE TO SHOP? EXAMPLES
Huge shopping malls Shopping centres USAGREAT BRITAIN WHERE TO SHOP?
In cash – we have to carry all money with us and look for the exact amount of money, we don‘t spend more than we want. Credit card – quite risky, makes people spend more, relatively fast, via internet banking we can see easily how much money we have spent recently. Traveller‘s cheque PAYING
Comparing prices Enourmous offer of various goods Stuff from abroad Quite high shipping Shipping time can get very long (before Christmas). We can‘t actually see what we are buying. PROSCONS ONLINE SHOPPING
Shopaholism or oniomania – modern kind of addiction. Shopaholic – a person who is obsessed with shopping. Don‘t need things that they buy. Why? Low self esteem, tendency to depressions and fantasizing. Consequences – debts, problems in work and family SHOPPING LIKE AN ADDICTION
Rather spendthrift than some kind of miser (trying to save money without success) Usually clothes, shoes, cosmetics, food and at the hairdresser‘s I still get pocketmoney. An impulsive shoper – when I like it I want it. (If I can afford it) I hate shopping for food – boring and annoying (except for shopping in Bazalka – fine and healthy food, no queues) My favourite clothes shops – Paradis Fashion (in HK), H&M, Intimissimi, Calzedonia, Tezenis, Zara, Mango,… → Prague is better ME AND SHOPPING