Discuss how you are affected by unemployment, one of the country’s biggest macroeconomic policy concerns. Address both of the following in your discussion:
(1)Explain an experience that someone you know, including yourself, had with unemployment. (2)Think about the reason for the unemployment, and how long it lasted.
The following is a list of possible causes for unemployment. Choose the one that most closely fits your experience.
Be sure to explain.
A change in technology
Your company relocated and laid off workers
(3)Did you or your acquaintance take a part-time job or a job for which they were overqualified to ensure they would have an income?
(4) Over the last 7 years, the national unemployment rate has dropped steadily. How has that affected you? Please explain.
Brick-and-mortar is defined as ‘a traditional street-side business that deals with its customers face to face in an office or store that the business owns or rents’ (Investopedia n.d.). Even if this type of shopping medium does not offer the 24/7 convenience of an online shop, it offer consumers the ability to first hand interact with the environment and goods at hand (Mokhtarian 2004). 2.2.1 The Brick-and-Mortar Shopping Environment Shopping can take various goals such as ‘doing shopping’ and ‘going shopping’ (Genco et al. 2013; Settle & Alreck 2002). Depending on these goals, the customers are able to make up an experience through their perception of the retail environment and the overall satisfaction of the experience (Price et al. 2009). Predominately the more shopping is seen as a chore the less the consumer is consciously aware of the marketing efforts (Genco et al. 2013). These different types of goals explain why customers have different types of shopping behaviours which in turn show retailers the need to restructure or opening new stores based on these goals (Price et al. 2009). A positive shopping experience in brick-and-mortar shopping environment is a result of the senses triggered while shopping (Mokhtarian 2004; Genco et al. 2013). This includes the ability for the consumers to physical go to a store (touch); the effect of light (sight); scents (smell) and music and/or noise (hearing) in a store CITE. However, senses are just part of the influences consumers’ expe>GET ANSWER