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The Men Who Made Us Spend
Why do we buy what we buy? Who created our world of rampant consumerism and how did they do it? Investigative journalist Jacques Peretti investigates what keeps us hooked on spending and confronts some of the men behind the bestselling products and sales strategies that get inside our head.

Jacques Peretti Investigates

Episodes
Ep 1
Men Who Made Us Spend; The
Watch May 9, 8:00pm
Ep 2
Men Who Made Us Spend; The
Watch May 16, 8:00pm
Ep 3
Men Who Made Us Spend; The
Watch May 23, 8:00pm
Men Who Made Us Spend; The
Jacques Peretti reveals how the concept of 'product lifespan' holds the key to our ever-churning consumerism. (1 of 3)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Tue May 9, 8:00pm
Men Who Made Us Spend; The
Jacques Peretti reveals how fear has a powerful hold over our behaviours and how this has been exploited by those with products to sell. (2 of 3)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Tue May 16, 8:00pm
Men Who Made Us Spend; The
Jacques reveals how the lessons learned from selling to children were used to make childlike consumers of us all. (3 of 3)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Tue May 23, 8:00pm