As a mass consumer, why are we feeling that we were trapped or being fooled by what we purchased sometimes? It was probably because we really were, and that doesn’t stop in this pandemic.

It is reasonable to believe that every single legitimate business out there is either profitable already or on their path to strive for profitability. In order to gain desired profits, a firm has to promise sales; and marketing for the product or service is prerequisite for every sale to proceed. Nonetheless, there are some unconventional marketing practices that continue putting consumers in a disadvantageous position during the engagement of an enterprise and an individual. For example, five years ago, Volkswagen lied to more than 550,000 car owners about its falsely claimed low carbon vehicle; as a result, it had not…

Yuhong Su

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