FutureShop: How the New Auction Culture Will Revolutionize the Way We Buy, Sell, and Get the Things We Really Want
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FutureShop: How the New Auction Culture Will Revolutionize the Way We Buy, Sell, and Get the Things We Really Want

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A bold forecast of how the coming "auction culture" revolution will radically transform what, how, and why we buy.

Unabridged CDs - 6 CDs, 7 hours
Audio CD, 8 pages
Published January 19th 2006 by Penguin Audio (first published 2006)
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Maryann
Interesting take on how auctions will form the future of consumer spending habits. I do agree in many ways with Nissanoff about this as I got into the auction culture over 10 years ago with eBay in selling my used items. He discusses how you value items differently, purchasing better brands and taking better care of them while you have them because there will still be value when tire of them. I think he absolutely is correct when he says the biggest issue with the online auctions is the barrier...more
Tania
I was intrigued by his premise that we will all become temporary owners of most of our possessions in the future - selling things we no longer want or need on eBay and other such sites, but the assumptions for his theory are based on people who think of nothing to spend $2000 on a handbag, $4000 on a watch, $750 on a baby stroller, and who replace their tech toys every 6 months or so with the latest and greatest. He also is very New York centric in his thinking and his examples - only in Manhatt...more
Joe
For the most part I agree with the author's views on the auction and cart based ecommerce systems, but I think he overlooks the various of marketing methods that drive people there in the first place.
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