consumerism means: A pattern of consumer behaviour where services and products are evaluated on performance and quality. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does consumerism mean?

This movement aims to inform and protect consumers through the enforcing of honest advertising and packaging, as well as product guarantees and safety standards. (in Merlin Dictionary)

Economic theory holds that increasing consumption of goods will lead to greater economic benefits. (in Merlin Dictionary)

Attachment to materialistic possessions or values. (in Merlin Dictionary)