We shop every day of our lives. What do we need? Food. Toliet paper. Someone to mow our lawn. Someone to tutor our kids. Transportation. Somewhere to work out. Buying, or at least the planning of buying and its execution, takes up a large chunk of our day.
And because retailers and manufacturers sometimes offer incentives to make this act of buying a little easier on the wallet, we all go crazy. We get up at crazy hours, stand in crazy lines, and do crazy things like push, shove, and yell.
UForce CEO Andrew Atkin in this recent Pioneer Press article says, “Why do we do this?” — “We have no choice.”
Obviously, UForce is trying to change that fact. Beyond group buying, what other choices do we have?