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Twelve Tactics Used By Salespeople In Order To Get You To Purchase More Items

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There are numerous sales techniques aimed at encouraging customers to buy more items than they realistically need. It is not until much later once you are in your car or at home that buyer’s remorse kicks in and you realize you got carried away. Here are twelve tactics salespeople use in order to make you spend more.

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Salespeople will often say that you need to take a specific number of clothing items into the booth and purposely give you accessories that match with what you have selected in order to tempt you to purchase them.

You should only try those items you intended to try on originally and ignore anything that you did not pick out yourself.

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Employees might suggest shoes, coats or tops to try on together with the item you picked up, hoping you will add them to your cart.

To counter this tactic, shop for essentials only and avoid shopping in bulk.

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If you were told that you can bring the item back if you change your mind, you need to check up on the store’s return or exchange policy. If the return window seems too short, you might request that the store puts that item on hold instead.

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Most stores will motivate you to accept a store card so you can get a rebate on the merchandise. Bear in mind, though, that unless you are spending hundreds of dollars each time, the rebates will be minimal.

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By motivating you to accessorize, salespeople will frequently offer you shoe accessories to match with the shoes you’ve picked out or jewelry to match with an outfit.

If such situations make you uncomfortable, simply explain that you already have something at home that you had in mind as a match when picking out that day’s items.

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It is often difficult to turn down the offer of a discount, but this is usually just a sales tactic. Many stores will falsely raise the prices in order to publicize a discount later.

Another tactic is advertising a high discount in the shop display (up to 70%, for example), but in reality, those discounts usually only apply to a couple of items while the bulk of stuff offered is not discounted at all.

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Different manufacturers have different size scales. Never buy something without trying it on just because the same size fits you perfectly in another store.

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Big brands now and then collaborate with popular fashion designers to entice buyers to pay more for an exclusive collection. The quality of such items can often be suspect, though, so don’t buy something only because it was supposedly designed by a famous name.

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Have you ever wondered why at some stores everything is in impeccable order everywhere bar the sale section, where items are simply heaped on top of one another? This is done deliberately to make the customer feel as if they have found a decent deal in the chaos so they would hurry to buy it without thinking it through.

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Even with products that are branded “100% natural”, there is a possibility of harmful chemicals still being present. Always wash your clothes after you bring them home from the store, especially as other people have probably been trying them on too.

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Manufacturers frequently underrate synthetic garments to motivate customers to purchase more costly items made from natural fabric. The client will often feel that a cotton or woolen pullover is only a little bit more expensive in comparison to a manufactured one and will frequently buy it without having second thoughts.

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In order to save money, buyers will often look for designer articles in outlets. No matter what the company says, however, these alternatives are most commonly produced using inferior materials compared to the ones sold at the high-end stores.

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