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10 cool shopping districts around the world: readers’ tips  The Guardian

Hamburg has its vinyl, St Petersburg its designer island and Toronto its arty distillery district. But the retail magic is strongest in Whitley Bay …


Google is wading into India's huge online shopping market  CNN

Google will now allow Indians to look at shopping deals and compare prices through its platform.


Minories shopping arcade sealed off as man collapses in city centre  Birmingham Live

A Birmingham city centre shopping arcade was sealed off after a man collapsed in Birmingham city centre. West Midlands Ambulance *Service* said a passing ...


Mum spits in face of Christmas elf in Stockton shopping centre  BBC News

The woman lost her temper when she was told she could not take her child into a Christmas grotto.


The world's top 10 cool shopping areas revealed - and Whitley Bay leads the way  Chronicle Live

It might not be the first place that springs to mind for trendsetters but a main street in Whitley Bay has found its way into a list naming the top 10 cool shopping ...


My shopping habits help Amazon take over the world. Alexa, this ends now  The Guardian

Knowing the company's terrible labor practices, this Christmas try and resist the convenience of buying your gifts on Amazon.


Angry mum spits in face of Christmas elf in Stockton shopping centre because her child couldn't see Santa  ITV News

An angry mum spat in the face of a Christmas elf after being told her child couldn't go in Santa's Grotto. The woman was became irate when told she needed to ...


Avenue shopping centre Bournemouth is bought  Bournemouth Echo

THE Bournemouth shopping centre that contains HMV and Sports Direct has been sold to a company that specialises in “breathing new life into…


Sofia Vergara dons some clear PVC heels to get some shopping done in Beverly Hills  Daily Mail

The Colombian beauty was spotted at the Hermes store on Wednesday wearing a white sweater with some cropped drawstring pants.


Shopping visits fall in run-up to Christmas  Sky News

By John-Paul Ford Rojas, business reporter. Shopping visits fell last month at their sharpest rate since the recession as stores face Brexit uncertainty and ...


Add Nvidia to 'Christmas shopping list' as chip stocks carve out a bottom, Citi says  CNBC

It's time to add Nvidia to the Christmas shopping list as semiconductor stocks start to carve out a price floor after a steep sell-off, Citigroup told clients Thursday.


Father Christmas given parking ticket at shopping centre  BBC News

Santa said he was "stunned" to receive the fine, but promises it will not ruin Christmas.


Man 'snatched girl, 7, and molested her while she was Christmas shopping with mum'  Mirror.co.uk

The man, who cannot be named, is said to have pounced at Westfield shopping centre in North Lakes, Australia.


'Shopping on ice': Iceland installs in-store ice rink  CampaignLive

Stunt in Stratford store was devised by Taylor Herring.


Jennifer Garner looks radiant while shopping in Beverly Hills following date with John Miller  Daily Mail

The sighting comes just two days after Garner was seen grabbing breakfast with new beau John Miller. According to Us Weekly, Jen and John are 'stronger than ...


Shopping for the Guys on Your Christmas List  KARK

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – If you're looking for Christmas gifts for a clothes conscious man, a local shop that describes itself as "the ultimate in custom menswear and ...


Woman killed leaning out of train window after Christmas shopping trip was 'beautiful in every way'  Wales Online

The father of a young woman who died after leaning out of a train window said she was "beautiful in every way" and "her goodness and fullness of spirit will live ...


The North Wales shopping park that is bucking national retail gloom - but not everyone is happy  Daily Post

Parc Prestatyn is booming but High Street retailers have mixed views on the retail park.


Dezeen's top 10 shops of 2018  Dezeen

Furry changing rooms, library-style display shelves and blue marble walls feature among our top 10 shops of 2018, picked out by interiors reporter Natasha Levy ...


Girl, 7, snatched by paedo while Christmas shopping with mum still cannot speak five days after being dragged  The Sun

The child has been traumatised so much by her ordeal she has been unable to speak to specialist cops about what happened last Saturday.


The best credit cards for holiday shopping  CNBC

By using a credit card that offers cash back and protects your purchases against damages, you can save a lot of money this holiday season. Here are some of ...


Row breaks out over councillor's stall at shopping centre  Oxford Mail

A NEWLY independent city councillor has accused his former Labour colleague of 'gatecrashing' a community surgery and being asked to leave by…


£2bn Elephant & Castle shopping centre scheme final go-ahead  Construction Enquirer

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has rubber-stamped £2bn plans for the redevelopment of the Elephant & Castle shopping centre in South London. Elephant & Castle ...


Send a tip on a cool shopping area or street for a chance to win a £200 hotel voucher  The Guardian

Tell us about creative hubs or streets full of interesting independent stores around the world.


Christmas shopping weak downtown | News  Jamaica Star Online

With Christmas 12 days away, vendors in the downtown Kingston commercial district are hoping that the number of shoppers venturing to the area will increase.


FOP sponsored shopping spree aims to keep kids warm  WLKY Louisville

Thanks to an annual shopping spree started by members of FOP Lodge 77 dozens of kids are now warm, with a coat and a whole lot more.


Online shopping minnow MySale loses half its value after profit warning  Telegraph.co.uk

MySale, an Australian online retailer backed by retail tycoons Mike Ashley and Sir Philip Green, lost half its market value after issuing a profit warning triggered ...


Ant McPartlin is bursting with joy during shopping trip with Anne-Marie Corbett and pet dog Hurley  Daily Mail

On Monday, the TV presenter, 43, and his new girlfriend, 42, went shopping in West London with the adorable pet, whom he shares with his ex Lisa Armstrong.


Eight simple tricks to keep hackers from ruining Christmas shopping  The Washington Post

On the first day of Christmas, a hacker said to me … I stole your i-den-ti-tee. I know you're thinking — really, Tech Guy? But there's a real Grinch prowling your ...


Image released following hate incident in Milton Keynes Shopping Centre  MKFM

Thames Valley Police is releasing an image of two men that may have vital information following a hate incident in Milton Keynes.


Victorian theme comes to Church Street for late night Christmas shopping  Hereford Times

LIVE music kicks off in the city centre tomorrow as part of Christmas Late Night Shopping entertainment.


The worst things about working in shops at Christmas  BBC News

Christmas present shopping might fill you with joy, but spare a thought for the people working in retail this festive season. The shops are busy, changing rooms ...


Teenager attacked by gang in shopping centre  Birmingham Live

A 17-year-old boy was assaulted outside Iceland in Kings Square Shopping Centre, West Bromwich.


Is the shopping centre ready to check out?  BBC News

In the 1960s shopping centres offered a vision of the future - large shiny complexes which looked to bring the ease and glamour of US suburban malls to UK ...


Teenager assaulted by youths at West Bromwich shopping centre  expressandstar.com

A teenager was assaulted by a group of youths in a Black Country shopping centre.


Beaming Ant McPartlin treats Anne-Marie Corbett to loved-up Christmas shopping trip  Mirror Online

The returning Britain's Got Talent host couldn't stop grinning as he took his PA-turned-girlfriend and dog Hurley out for coffee.


Watch out for these holiday shopping scams  CNN

While shoppers hunt for good deals this holiday season, it's also a prime time for bad actors to scam consumers.


Shops give thanks as Black Friday gets decidedly British  The Guardian

The US's big bargain event will generate a much-needed source of revenue for UK retailers too as Christmas nears.


Colorado mom caught on camera shopping with baby daughter on Thanksgiving hours before disappearance  Daily Mail

The video of Kelsey Berreth entering a Safeway in Woodland Park with her baby on November 22 is the last visual confirmation police currently have of the ...


Plans to extend shopping centre and build new conference and gig venue in Brighton are ‘coming together’  Brighton & Hove Independent

A landmark project to extend Churchill Square shopping centre to the seafront and move the Brighton Centre to Black Rock passed a major milestone last week ...


Empty shops in Tunbridge Wells could be the start of town centre shrinking as shopping habits change  Kent Live

'Retailers need fewer physical stores and will be more selective where they chose to have a physical presence. Some retail will be converted to leisure or ...


Bluewater Shopping Centre is expanding as Levi, Penhaligon’s and Happy Socks plans to open  Kent Live

Levi jeans is opening its first UK store at Bluewater as the shopping centre announces an expansion.


Nativity scenes banned at UK shopping centre  Premier

"Religiously neutral" bosses at a UK shopping centre have been criticised by church groups for refusing to allow a nativity set to be staged on their premises.


Shares in shopping centre owner Intu sink after takeover collapses  BBC News

Shares in the owner of shopping centres including Lakeside and the Trafford Centre have plunged after a £2.8bn takeover bid was abandoned. The consortium ...


Evolving holiday shopping habits have created 'Black November'  The Drum

Retailers: Beware the ides of November. Consumer spending data shows that shoppers are no longer waiting for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The weeks ...


Why have so many restaurants and shops closed down in Chelmsford this year?  Essex Live

An expert looks at the 'enormous' challenges facing the high street.


Woman assaulted at shopping park in York  The Press, York

A WOMAN was assaulted in the car park at Vangarde Shopping Park in York.


As more shops close, what can be done to save a High Street?  Eastern Daily Press

That's the message from a Norfolk retail boss as the county's high streets battle a triple whammy of competition from online, rising rates and falling footfall.


German Discount Supermarkets Continue to be the Future of Food Shopping  Gizmodo UK

Aldi and Lidl are the places to be seen this year with a trolley full of bafflingly cheap chocolate and booze that's probably totally fine at getting the job done, ...


Santa Claus got his very own surprise gift at shopping centre - a parking ticket  Gazette Live

Santa dropped into Thornaby town centre but returned to a £90 parking fine.


Deserving students receive holiday shopping spree with Winnipeg police  Global News

Sixty children were given a $200 gift certificate to St. Vital Centre, and got to spend the day shopping with a Winnipeg police officer.


Christina Aguilera takes care of some Christmas shopping in Beverly Hills  Daily Mail

Just two days after landing her 20th Grammy nomination for her collaboration with Demi Lovato, Christina Aguilera stepped out to do some holiday shopping in ...


Shopping on Amazon? Here are 8 tips and tricks to help you save  Which?

Amazon is currently offering free delivery to all customers, but how can you save when shopping on Amazon once the deal is over?


James Packer-backed shopping app Booodl goes into liquidation  The Sydney Morning Herald

Booodl, the retail app backed by James Packer and his former wife Erica Baxter, as well as shopping centre owner Scentre Group, has wound up its operations.


Don't lose the 'Santa years' in shops  Bradford Telegraph and Argus

ONE thing I find a little sad at this time of year is seeing children dragged around shops. Yes, it's busy, but with a bit of forward planning…


How to Spot Genuine Discounts While Christmas Shopping  Gizmodo UK

How can you spot the genuine discounts from the marketing tricks? And how do you know when a bargain really is a bargain?


Highcross, Fosse Park and 8 other Leicestershire shopping centres and how they have been rated by you  Leicestershire Live

We'll be packing these places out in the run-up to Christmas.


Child injured in gunfire exchange at Alabama shopping mall  Sky News

Police shoot a suspect dead after a confrontation at a shopping mall in Alabama leads to an exchange of gunfire.


Meet three retailers embracing the 'experience' of shopping  BBC News

After years of pessimistic predictions for the British high street, shops have been forced to look at new ways of attracting customers.


CHRISTMAS RAGE: Shopping centre BANS nativity plays for not being ‘religiously neutral’  Express

A UK shopping centre has refused to stage Christmas nativity plays for fear of upsetting non-Christians in a move that has outraged shoppers and religious ...


Armed police to be deployed across Hampshire's busy shopping areas this Christmas  Daily Echo

ARMED police will be deployed across Hampshire's busiest shopping areas during the Christmas period - in a bid to reassure shoppers.


Sambuca to open in Eldon Garden as plans to rejuvenate shopping centre gather pace  Chronicle Live

The owners of a Newcastle shopping centre which faced closure say plans to breathe new life into the centre are now under way, following crunch talks with ...


Supermarkets offer enormous $60,000 reward for customers to help find lost shopping trolleys  Daily Mail

Australian supermarkets are offering a total of $60000 worth of prizes to reward customers for reporting lost trolleys, often found dumped in rivers, parks and ...


Woman killed 'leaning out of train window' after Christmas shopping trip pictured for the first time  Gloucestershire Live

Bethan Roper, 28, was fatally injured in an incident on a train travelling from Bath to Bristol Temple Meads.


Police reveal shoplifter's 'Christmas shopping list' including Gucci perfume for 'Tall P'  Evening Standard

Police in Wiltshire have revealed a shoplifter's Christmas list containing orders from 'customers.' The list was recovered from the handbag of a shoplifter left in ...


Changing shopping habits have hit Tunbridge Wells Farmers' Market which has lost its site  Kent Live

'Our major unique selling point is local produce from local producers - no supermarket can offer that no matter how far you search - so we have to see how we ...


Maureen Whale's final shopping trip is caught on CCTV cameras as police hunt thugs  Daily Mail

Maureen Whale, 77, was alone at her home in Barnet, north London when two thugs broke into her property. Officers have now released a CCTV image of her ...


6 hassle-free ways to pull off your Christmas shopping  cosmopolitan.com (UK)

Ah, Christmas – it's the most wonderful time of the year. There's the office party with plenty of festive cheer, the fact that it's acceptable to tuck into chocolate at ...


The opening of the intu Lakeside Shopping Centre leisure complex has been delayed  Essex Live

Eager shoppers have been waiting for a multi-million pound development that will transform the face of intu Lakeside Shopping Centre. But it has now been ...


Proposed shopping center receives preliminary approval in Westampton  Burlington County Times

A developer received preliminary approval for a shopping center and pad sites on a triangle site of Irick and Burlington-Mount Holly roads and the New Jersey ...


Angelina Jolie smiles while shopping with Shiloh and 10-year-old twins  Daily Mail

Angelina Jolie brought three of her six children to get a little shopping done on Sunday in Los Angeles.


Local cops take kids on Christmas shopping sprees - The Advocate-Messenger  Danville Advocate

You have read 0 of 8 articles. Log In or Subscribe. When Boyle Deputy Taylor Bottom walked into Cattleman's Steakhouse, he was hoping to get a donation from ...


D&G: China shopping sites pull products in ad backlash  BBC News

Dolce & Gabbana products have been pulled from Chinese e-commerce sites as the backlash against a controversial ad campaign grows. The firm posted ...


A better, smarter way to shop on Amazon  NBCNews.com

According to a recent report, nearly half of millennials would choose Amazon over sex, but are they getting the most value? Here's a better way to shop and save ...


Christmas shopping: The ultimate guide to finding the perfect present  The Independent

Frenzied, shambolic and plagued by last-minute desperation: Christmas shopping is not for the faint-hearted.


How Shopping for a Crib Turns Violent in Alfonso Cuarón’s ‘Roma’  The New York Times

In “Anatomy of a Scene,” we ask directors to reveal the secrets that go into making key scenes in their movies. See new episodes in the series each Friday.


Want to shop online? Best have a mobile signal  BBC News

Banks are introducing passwords sent to your mobile phone, a problem if you don't have coverage.


Your guide to Uckfield late-night shopping – it's today  Uckfield News

It will all be going on in Uckfield town centre tonight (December 7) as the town's late-night shopping event promises to be bigger and better than before. Here are ...


Comparison sites cry foul over Google Shopping service  The Register

Fourteen price comparison sites have written to the EU in Google's longest-running competition case, asking the European Commission (PDF) to rip up the ...


Man suspected of robbing woman in El Segundo shopping center located in custody in San Bernardino County  The Daily Breeze

A man suspected of robbing a woman at gunpoint as she walked to her car in the parking lot of a busy El Segundo shopping center last month has been located ...


Man punched in face at bottom of escalators in Bishop's Stortford shopping centre  Hertfordshire Mercury

A man has been punched in the face in a shopping centre in Bishop's Stortford. The assault happened around 3.30pm on Sunday, November 25 in Jackson ...


Starting small, GSA will limit online shopping portals to $10,000 per purchase  Federal News Network

At least in the beginning, GSA will limit commercial marketplaces to the micropurchase threshold. But officials said industry input shaped their thinking up to this ...


Twilight party to herald return of late night shopping to central Christchurch  The Press

A party will be held in central Christchurch tonight to herald the return of late night shopping.


Mark Carney warns no-deal Brexit could see 10% shopping bill hike  Sky News

The Bank of England governor set out his view of the expected impact of crashing out of the EU without a withdrawal agreement as he appeared before MPs on ...


Why the annual Black Friday shopping event sounds like a disaster  The Guardian

Today is “Black Friday”, the annual discount-shopping frenzy. Black Wednesday, when Britain fell out of the European exchange rate mechanism in 1992, was a ...


The problem(s) with Christmas shopping  Grafton Daily Examiner

Here's a tip from the Chatterbox, avoid Queen Street Mall at Christmas time.


Privacy Problems With Online Holiday Shopping  NBC 7 San Diego

Part of the Santa Claus lore, mostly to entice young children to be on their best behavior, is Santa Claus is watching and knows when they have been bad or ...


Ikea eyes bigger city centre stores as shopping habits change  BBC News

Ikea may open large stores in city centres as it seeks to adapt to changing shopping habits. Javier Quinones, UK boss of the Swedish furniture giant, said the ...


What's in a name? How 'mystery shopping' studies show bias  The Guardian

The results of the Guardian's investigation into discrimination in the property rental market echo the findings of similar studies in recent years. The approach of ...


Christmas events set to attract more people to Bradford's Oastler Shopping Centre  Bradford Telegraph and Argus

A BRADFORD market trader is hosting a series of Christmas events to attract more people to the city's Oastler Shopping Centre.


Dundee shopping centre expects 1m visits ahead of Christmas  Evening Telegraph

About one million people are expected to pass through the doors of a Dundee shopping centre in the run-up to Christmas. More than 230,000 people visited the ...


I popped to the shops to get some last minute pressies on Christmas Eve and returned with TWINS – after they a  The Sun

Sara Myles, 36, from Falkirk, Scotland, was a month away from giving birth when she called in at the hospital on the way to pick up some last minute presents as ...


10 things you'll know if you've ever been Christmas shopping at the Metrocentre  Chronicle Live

Get ready to see red, buy things you really don't need and negotiate crowds of people who walk VERY slowly, all while trying to maintain some festive cheer, ...


Crazy Rich Asians Star Awkwafina Can Relate to Your Bad Online Shopping Habits  PEOPLE.com

It's been a whirlwind year for Awkwafina. The breakout star of 2018 starred in two of the year's biggest blockbusters — Crazy Rich Asians and Ocean's 8 ...


Shopping for tweens? Here's why you need to know about OMG! Accessories  Today Show

Her fantastical handbag designs can be found on the arm of kids and adults alike, but the road to success started years ago for Anne Harper. As part of TODAY's ...


Shopping spree led to Christmas curfew  Western Telegraph

An unsuccessful thief has been given 12 weeks of tagged curfew for the festive season.


Omotesando Koffee Coffee Shop Opens in Fitzrovia, London from Tokyo  Eater London

Omotesando Koffee is now open on Rathbone Square in Fitzrovia. The Japanese coffee shop with a cult following neighbours Joe and the Juice at the new ...


'Traffic wardens jumping on people Christmas shopping across Tipperary'  TipperaryLive.ie

A Tipperary councillor has called for litter wardens to work shifts to tackle the scourge of dumping across the county. Sinn Féin's David Doran tol...


Fabulous Roaring Twenties photo showcases one of Derby's main shopping streets  Derbyshire Live

Imposing Midland Drapery building with its 'magnet' signs dominates view.


T-shirts, And Blankets, And Mugs Oh My! Holiday Gift Shopping Made Easy With Nothing Too Fancy  WATE 6 On Your Side

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - It's time to ease your mind and finish off that shopping list! So if you have several gifts still to buy, we are here to help. Our Friends ...