While returning from her office, Jane saw the new dress in the local store. Unable to pry herself away, she soon found herself in the store trying on the new dress.
A few hours and countless times trying this and that, she soon found herself paying up for a lot more than she had in mind when she first entered the store.
This phenomenon is not entirely unknown to modern consumer. Going by the popular name of being a “shopaholic”, the guilt of splurging of money has taken enormous proportions especially in the young consumer class.
In simpler words compulsive shopping or shopping addiction is also defined as out of control shopping where shopper shop far beyond his need and budget.