the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer
Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.
[Salon (online general interest news and information) http://www.salon.com 27 September 2014]
describes controversial apps that allow people to sell things that do not belong to them, for example parking spots and restaurant reservations
BBCtrending: Should #jerktech apps exist?
[www.bbc.co.uk 15 July 2014]
Tesco tax noun
a tax on large supermarkets
Some 19 other local authorities back a so-called ‘Tesco tax’ on big retailers, which could raise up to £400m a year.
[www.bbc.co.uk 26 July 2014]
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