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Where has all the store seating gone? 

May 5, 2023
Many outlets have removed chairs and benches, potentially boosting profits. But some shoppers won’t stand for it.
“If people are sitting, they're not spending," one retail expert told us.

It's hard to keep costs down at the supermarket, thanks to store design and our emotions

Jul 19, 2022
Grocery stores play on our sense of nostalgia with older music, and strategically placed items may trigger impulse buys, experts say.
Ever notice the nostalgic music playing in grocery stores? That's often intentional — putting customers in a good mood, which might encourage them to buy more.
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