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The shops that make us buy

Updated Friday, 27th September 2019

What tricks of the trade do shops employ to make us dig deep into our pockets and spend our hard-earned cash?

This interactive illustrates the money-spending effects of the following retail environments: Coffee shop, Supermarket, Clothing boutique, Car boot sale and Online shop.

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