July 15, 2013
I Know What You Did Last Errand

Here are some of the things that stores — physical, street-side stores — might know about you from your recent visit to them:
• your age • your gender • your mood as you travel through the store • how long you spend in each section of the store• which items you spend time looking at during your visit • how long you looked at an item before purchasing it • which of the store’s products you previously looked up on the store’s website • your purchase history with the store • the number of times you recently visited the store • the average time elapsed between your visits to the store
Read more. [Image: Shutterstock/Kzenon]

I Know What You Did Last Errand

Here are some of the things that stores — physical, street-side stores — might know about you from your recent visit to them:

• your age
• your gender
• your mood as you travel through the store
• how long you spend in each section of the store
• which items you spend time looking at during your visit
• how long you looked at an item before purchasing it
• which of the store’s products you previously looked up on the store’s website
• your purchase history with the store
• the number of times you recently visited the store
• the average time elapsed between your visits to the store

Read more. [Image: Shutterstock/Kzenon]

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