Hours Spent "Problem Shopping" on "Problem Shopping Days"
by BeyondThePurchase.Org on Oct 31, 2013 | Views: 145 | Score: 0
|Compulsive Buyers||Other Respondents|
|Average Hours Spent "Problem Shopping" on a "Problem Shopping Day"||1.63||0.32|
This study revealed that compulsive buyers, on average, spend more hours "problem shopping" on "problem shopping" days per respondent when compared with non-compulsive buyers. "Problem shopping" implies impulsive, binge spending in which the buyer will usually purchase unnecessary or impractical items. Compulsive buyers engage in such activity more frequently than others as a means of compensating for emotional distress.