6.01 Basic shopping options and effective shopping practices

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6.01 Basic shopping options and effective shopping practices. Essential Questions Where can consumers go to shop for goods and services? What are the pros and cons of shopping options? What practices help consumers make wise decisions when they shop?. Wise Shopping Practices. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<p>6.01 Basic shopping options and effective shopping practices</p> <p>6.01 Basic shopping options and effective shopping practicesEssential QuestionsWhere can consumers go to shop for goods and services?What are the pros and cons of shopping options?What practices help consumers make wise decisions when they shop?Wise Shopping PracticesOn a sheet of paper answer the following:Identify the last item of clothing you purchasedWhy did you make the purchase?How did you make the purchase? Did you buy on impulse, comparison shop between items or buy because of the brand?Were you pleased or dissatisfied?Elements of Wise ShoppingNo impulse buyingAlways pay cashBuy at the right timeDo not buy based upon brand nameRecognize the high price of convenienceCost per wearcost per wear =cost of the garment / number of wearingsEx. 1Jenny finds a cute black shirt on the sale rack for only $20. She picks it up and quickly purchases it without examining the fabric or construction because it is such a good deal. After four washings, the shirt has faded and the sewing is unraveling. Therefore, the cost per wear for Jenny is ??? For each of the four times she wore the shirt.Ex. 2At the same time, Jessica was shopping for a black dress shirt. Jessica compared shirts at several different stores before she selected a classic cut, well constructed shirt made from a polyester/knit blend. The cost of the shirt was $35. Jessica will wear the shirt 23 times over the next 2 years. Therefore Jessicas cost per wear is ______________.Clothing Evaluation CriteriaFiber contentsCareQuality of stitchingEmbellishmentsColorOverall fitPrice </p>