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Airports Have Sneaky Ways to Get You to Spend Money

Airports used to be bland spaces with Hudson News books, some fast food places with special and expensive menus and lots of chairs. Before the smartphone became ubiquitous, finding a plug to charge devices was like going on Safari. That’s no longer the case. Airports now have wi-fi, plenty of plugs, and enough shops and restaurants to put many shopping malls to shame. The reason is simple: money. Airports even have ways of separating you from your dollars/euros/yuan faster than ever before.

So why are we spending so much in airports? It’s partly design and its also aspirational. Learn more in this video from Business Insider.

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