Polarity Paradox is simply a coping mechanism for recession consumers who have suffered and therefore looking for an escape route. It is about the obsession for everything, but dedication for nothing; the extreme state of memorable experiences is what this group of people want, they want to have a range of new services are available, but there is no line between saving and spending, light and dark, there is a need for everything new. Marathon Media, Netflix has now recognised that people are watching entire box sets in one sitting is a lot more desirable and realistic for those with a busy lifestyle rather than the one-programme-a-week; a survey by Netflix said that 61% binge-watch TV regularly due to the accessibility of it. For example:
‘Gym memberships have increased in the UK, however the country is in danger of surpassing the 2007 prediction that 50% of the nation will be obese by 2050’ According to the National Obesity Forum.
We are now living in an era which is categorised by paradox; music, food, fashion and even business. This change and shift has caused our opinions to become manipulated by what we think is right, attitudes by the public are changing so quickly which means industries and businesses are constantly having to change too. There has been a drastically widespread amount of unemployment, which has cut the level of disposable income consumers, which therefore leads to a more stable lifestyle for many.