hijack millions of computers without any trace.
: The extent to which a person's activities and movements
in the physical world are tracked by his or her devices.
Places where consumers have limited access to shops that sell
fresh, healthy food.
A consumer's ability to access, analyse, evaluate and
communicate information in a variety of forms, including print and non-print
A person whose reading skills are not adequate to
carry out everyday tasks.
Triple bottom-line orientation:
Business strategies that strive to maximise
financial, social and environmental return.
Consuming products in a way that doesn't jeopardise the
needs of future generations.
A new value that combines a focus on personal
health with a concern for global health.
A marketing strategy involving an emphasis on protecting
the natural environment.
Occurs when companies make false or exaggerated claims
about how environmentally friendly their products are.
An acronym for 'Lifestyle Of Health And Sustainability'
Deviant consumer behaviour:
Actions that violates the accepted behaviour in
a consumer context and result in harm for other customers or the
A strategy to disrupt the nation's supply with the aim of
creating economic havoc.
The politically or ideologically motivated use of computers
and other information technology networks and infrastructure in acts of
large-scale intimidation, disruption, property damage or physical harm.
A physiological and/or psychological dependency on
products or services.
Social media addiction:
Dependency on interaction with social networking
platforms to the extent that signs of withdrawal appear if the person is
unable to connect.
When one or more people post malicious comments online
about someone else in a coordinated effort to harass them.
Phantom vibration syndrome:
The tendency to habitually reach for your
mobile phone because you fell it vibrating, even if it is off.
The process of repetitive, often excessive,
shopping used to relieve tension, anxiety, depression or boredom.
: Those people who are used or exploited, whether