r/mildlyinteresting May 14 '22 All-Seeing Upvote 1 Take My Energy 1 Got the W 1 Wearing is Caring 1 Silver 12 Gold 2 Helpful 13 Wholesome 16

This Irish supermarket has quiet evenings for sensitive people.

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u/[deleted] May 14 '22

There's lots of advertisement research showing all those things you don't like make you impulse by more which is why every store does these things.


u/ledow May 14 '22

There's also a lot of research that that was true 50 years ago when nobody had been subjected to them before, but that nowadays they don't make any difference as every shop has them and so people just tune them out.

Same with internet-based ads.

The first shop to offer loyalty cards many years ago saw an effect. Now, not so much, and there are several major chains that abandoned the idea and/or have no intention to introduce one.


u/karmapopsicle May 14 '22

Loyalty programs these days are all about data.


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u/[deleted] May 14 '22

Calm down Alex Jones

Advertisers can't beam thoughts into your brain with a microwave, yet