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Scottish shopping centre up for sale with reserve price of £1  The Guardian

It's the kind of price tag usually associated with discount stores such as Poundland, but an entire Scottish shopping centre is to go under the hammer with a ...


Spending on smartphones overtakes shopping centres  Financial Times

Nine out of 10 shoppers surveyed had bought from Amazon in the past year.


Smartphones overtake shopping centres as a popular way to shop  The Telegraph

Smartphones have for the first time overtaken shopping centres as a popular way to shop, figures show. Shoppers are planning to spend £25 billion using their ...


Retail sales slide in December amid changing shopping habits  Telegraph.co.uk

Retail sales fell 0.9pc in December to a 19-month low in what is traditionally the most important month for the sector. The official figures capped a torrid year for ...


Bids for Scottish shopping centre to start at £1  BBC News

The Postings mall in Kirkcaldy is being sold after it failed to attract enough tenants.


Homeless man found dead on busy Belfast shopping street  Belfast Telegraph

More needs to be done to tackle the problem of homelessness in Belfast after the death of a rough sleeper in the city centre, a charity has said.


Jessie J goes make-up free shopping for groceries in LA  Daily Mail

The 30-year-old showcased her off-duty style while she pushed her shopping trolley towards her convertible Mercedes.


Man urinates over shopping baskets in Derby bus station  Derbyshire Live

Paul Mecia was caught exposing himself in front of horrified onlookers.


Comic-con style event in Walsall shopping centre  expressandstar.com

A comic-con style event will take place in a shopping centre in Walsall.


New shop set to open at Drake Circus shopping centre  Plymouth Live

A new shop looks set to move into Drake Circus shopping centre. Hays Travel has submitted plans to open a store at the top of New George Street replacing ...


China province looks to boost shopping with longer weekend  BBC News

A province in China may give workers Friday afternoon off as part of wider efforts to boost consumption in the country's slowing economy. Hebei province is ...


SouthGate Bath shopping centre to get £2.5 million makeover  Somerset Live

A shadow lantern will feature the Royal Crescent and Roman Baths to Bath Rugby, representing the city's culture and heritage.


Gang jailed for credit card scam after £1m designer shopping spree in West End  Evening Standard

A gang who went on a £1 million spending spree in the West End during a credit card scam have been jailed. Marcus Carter, 38, and his co-accused splashed ...


£25bn to be spent using smartphones in 2019 as medium overtakes shopping centres  Retail Gazette

A record £25 billion is due to be spent by UK citizens via their smartphones in 2019 marking a 66 per cent rise on last year.


Bromley fire: The Glades shopping centre EVACUATED due to blaze  Express

Emergency services raced to The Glades Shopping Centre in Bromley, south east London, after being called at 5.39pm. The centre was evacuated after fire ...


Five teenagers arrested after pulling out toy pistols at Sydney shopping centre 'part of a prank'  Daily Mail

Five teenagers who were arrested after pulling out toy automatic pistols in the middle of a shopping centre on Sydney's North Shore were reportedly part of a ...


Amazon Ruined Online Shopping  The Atlantic

America's largest internet store is so big, and so bewildering, that buyers often have no idea what they're going to get.


Rapper Iggy Azalea drops $120,000 in fifteen minutes on shopping spree  Daily Mail

She made an ill-fated comeback earlier in the year.


Morrisons cheapest supermarket for online shopping, says Which?  The Guardian

Shoppers looking to tighten their belts after the Christmas blowout could save money by online shopping at Morrisons, according to a new Which? survey.


Council defends Sovereign Shopping Centre purchase amid proposed M&S closure  Weston Mercury

North Somerset Council has defended its decision to purchase the Sovereign Shopping Centre despite its anchor retail unit announcing it is set to close.


Five 'gunmen' are arrested at Westfield Chatswood shopping centre  Daily Mail

Police were called to the shopping centre on Spring Street in Sydney's Lower North Shore on Wednesday about 6pm after they received reports of men with ...


7 ways to save money on your student food shop  Cosmopolitan.com

7 ways to save money on your student food shop and make your supermarket spend cheaper - from buying in bulk to seeking out own brand alternatives.


Meet the 'social supermarket' where a basket of shopping costs just £3!  Stoke-on-Trent Live

Members pay a weekly subscription entitling them to a week's worth of shopping.


SAS hero who stormed Kenya hotel alone 'was out shopping as terrorists attacked'  Mirror Online

EXCLUSIVE: The elite forces operative was on an admin run but ran back to his car to collect his equipment.


Shop differently to declutter your life and relieve your mental load  South China Morning Post

If you can separate the things that make you happy from those that weigh you down, you are on the way to a decluttered life.


Teenagers arrested after shopping centre break-in  St Helens Star

TWO youths were arrested by police in connection with an attempted burglary at a shopping centre.


Forest Hall shopping hub set to be transformed as work continues  Chronicle Live

A number of improvements are being made to the centre of Forest Hall, in North Tyneside, to help boost businesses and create better facilities for residents and ...


Three men jailed for murder of five in Leicester shop blast  The Guardian

Aram Kurd, Hawkwar Hassan and Arkan Ali plotted £300000 insurance scam.


What shops will fill empty units at Weston's Soverign Shopping Centre? | Latest Weston-super-Mare and Somerset news  Weston Mercury

Plans to fill vacant units at Weston's Sovereign Shopping Centre got people talking on social media.


DEATH OF THE HIGH STREET: ‘Stark’ outlook as online shopping hits home  Express

CLOSE to two fifths of Britons are apathetic toward the high street according to new research, which was published just weeks after British retailers suffered ...


Mum's brutal warning to others about shopping at Aldi  Coventry Telegraph

Aldi notched up a double-digit rise last year helping it rake in over £10 billion in turnover for the first time. The retailer has seen phenomenal growth since ...


Hastings Sainsbury’s staff pay 82-year-old’s shopping bill after purse is stolen  Hastings and St. Leonards Observer

Staff at a Sainsbury's store in Hastings have been praised for paying an 82-year-old woman's shopping bill and getting her a taxi home after she had her purse ...


Family devastated after car broken into while shopping at Tesco  Richmond and Twickenham Times

A family from Hounslow have been devastated after their car was broken into at Tesco's car park in Twickenham.


Woman found dead outside a Melbourne shopping centre may have been followed off a tram and raped  Daily Mail

Police are investigating whether the woman found dead outside a Melbourne shopping centre was possibly stalked and raped.


Council to use its reserves to boost Church Square Shopping Centre  St Helens Star

COUNCIL chiefs plan to use almost £900000 from a town centre development reserve to support Church Square Shopping Centre this year.


Shameless man was caught urinating over shopping baskets in a shop  Derbyshire Times

Horrified people looked on as a shameless lout exposed himself in a busy Derbyshire shop before urinating over shopping baskets.


West Lothian community left devastated as only shopping centre looks to close next year  Daily Record

Shopkeepers at The Mill Centre in Blackburn were handed their eviction notices for March 202.


Council to use town centre reserve to boost Church Square Shopping Centre  St Helens Star

COUNCIL chiefs plan to use almost £900000 from a town centre development reserve to support Church Square Shopping Centre this year.


FatFace shut at The Beacon shopping centre in Eastbourne  The Argus

A £85 million shopping centre has suffered a second major blow since it opened in November.


High street shopping at Spondon, Borrowash and Ockbrook  Derbyshire Life

Ashley Franklin travels east of the city to see what's happening in the trading places/suburbs of Spondon, Borrowash and Ockbrook.


Golden Cross shopping arcade off Cornmarket looks 'empty and forgotten'  Oxford Mail

AN ARCADE just yards from Oxford's busiest street is looking increasingly empty and forgotten following the closure of a number of shops and a cafe.


Shopping center will help federal workers impacted by government shutdown  PennLive

One gift card is available per person between Thursday and Jan. 28.


Parking restrictions being introduced at Cumbernauld shopping centre  Cumbernauld News

The Centre Cumbernauld has announced it is to introduce parking restrictions from next week.


WATCH | Security guard robbed of gun at busy Soweto shopping centre  TimesLIVE

Police are appealing to residents of Soweto who might have information that could lead to the arrest of four men who robbed a security guard of his firearm in ...


This shop is leaving Grand Central in Birmingham for West Bromwich  Birmingham Live

The Black Country is set to become the go-to destination for dress shopping as one of the UK's largest prom and ball gown retailers is moving its flagship store to ...


Brunel Shopping Centre 'masturbator' comes forward, police say  Swindon Advertiser

A MAN is helping police with their enquiries, after officers issued an appeal for a man suspected of masturbating in the toilets of a Swindon shopping centre.


Iconic city arcade undergoing revival as trades flock to unique shopping atmosphere  South Wales Argus

Newport's beautiful Victorian arcade is a key feature of the city centre and is flourishing with an abundance of local businesses. Reporter LEAH…


'Shake up your shopping ... and start cooking' – how to get better at healthy eating  The Guardian

The simplest way to improve your diet and eat more healthily isn't counting calories, “eating a rainbow”, buying low-fat everything or following any other of the ...


Moment heartless pickpocket slyly steals pensioner's purse as she pushes shopping trolley into shop  Daily Mail

CCTV footage shows two men following a pensioner into a shop in Corby, Northamptonshire, and taking her purse from her coat pocket. It is thought they ...


How Bloomingdale's Is Reinventing The Beauty Shopping Experience  Forbes

Bloomingdale's reimagined beauty department may be the biggest, boldest idea of what a department store can bring to its customers and the beauty brands ...


Toilets in Horsefair Shopping Centre permanently closed due to anti-social behaviour | Wisbech News  Wisbech Standard

An increase in anti-social behaviour has led to the permanent closure of toilets at the Horsefair Shopping Centre in Wisbech for the “safety of shoppers”.


Huawei CFO under house arrest but spends days shopping  Toronto Sun

Meng Wanzhou steps out of her $4.2-million mansion, a GPS monitor strapped to her ankle, and slips into a chauffeured black SUV. Then she's off, largely free ...


Plano Mall Now Lets You Sip Beer and Wine While Shopping  Dallas Observer

The Shops at Willow Bend is now letting shoppers drink beer and wine while shopping.


Delta Goodrem wears a $600 Louis Vuitton scarf as she goes shopping on Rodeo Drive  Daily Mail

The songstress was seen shopping at Saint Laurent on Rodeo Drive over the weekend with a gal pal.


Why pharmaceutical companies are on a shopping binge  The Economist

SOME OF THE the world's biggest and oldest pharmaceutical companies have been indulging in a little retail therapy. On January 3rd Bristol Myers Squibb, ...


Boxing Day sales: what to shop for in fashion  The Guardian

Here's how to shop smart at the sales and keep yourself ahead of the curve.


P&G Still Merits a Spot on Shopping Lists  Morningstar.com

Efforts to hone its focus are starting to yield top-line gains.


Woman beaten with pipe during robbery at Fremont Hub shopping center  The Mercury News

FREMONT — A woman became the third robbery victim in 11 days at a popular shopping center on Monday, and police are trying to find the culprits.


Watch: Oil Spills: Should the Edmonton Oilers be big-fish shopping now?  Edmonton Journal

Hockey beat writers Jim Matheson and Rob Tychkowski talk to Craig Ellingson about murmurs around the Edmonton Oilers in mid-January suggesting general ...


PM Modi purchases jacket at Amdavad Shopping Festival, pays by RuPay card  Times of India

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited the Amdavad Shopping Festival and used his RuPay debit card to buy a jacket at a KVIC stall.


Isis plot to kill Kate Middleton by poisoning her supermarket shopping  Metro.co.uk

Supporters of the Islamic State terrorist group have allegedly used an encrypted messaging app to discuss how to poison Kate Middleton. Terror fanatics are ...


Motorway crash causes 'heavy traffic' for commuters outside shopping centre  The Bolton News

TRANSPORT services are reporting heavy rush-hour traffic on a key street.


Swindon police hunt man suspected of masturbating in Brunel Shopping Centre toilets  Swindon Advertiser

A SHOPPING centre masturbator is sought by police.


Why the internet has ruined Christmas shopping forever  The Guardian

Our increasingly digitized lives have made it harder to give a truly personal present – and Christmas is a cold reminder.


North Dakota House passes repeal of Sunday morning shopping ban  Bismarck Tribune

A renewed effort to repeal North Dakota's ban on Sunday morning shopping cleared its first major hurdle Thursday, Jan. 17, as House lawmakers agreed to ditch ...


Reckless BMX riders pull risky stunts outside Merry Hill shopping centre  Birmingham Live

The youths filmed themselves doing wheelies and other dangerous moves in Brierley Hill, Quarry Bank and Cradley Heath.


Huge rise in footfall in popular Brighton shopping lane  The Argus

A POPULAR shopping destination has enjoyed a bumper year.


Power cut at shopping centre set to last until 6pm  The Press, York

A POWER cut at Vangarde shopping centre is set to last until 6pm tonight.


Alexandra Burke goes shopping in Hull on break from starring role in The Bodyguard  Hull Daily Mail

The former X Factor winner is currently starring in The Bodyguard at Hull New Theatre.


Loveland police seek women suspected in theft of merchandise, shopping cart  Loveland Reporter-Herald

The Loveland Police Department is seeking the identities of two women suspected of shoplifting a shopping cart full of Kohl's merchandise on New Year's Day.


Kline Plaza Shopping Center, A 215K SF Retail Plaza in Harrisburg, Sold to Nassimi Realty  GlobeSt.com

HARRISBURG, PA—Nassimi Realty LLC purchased the Kline Plaza Shopping Center, a 214,628-square-foot shopping center in the heart of Harrisburg, PA, ...


Is Gloucestershire town about to lose one of its most established shops?  Gloucestershire Live

Speculation suggests Superdrug in Tewkesbury is to close shortly.


Naperville hopes bringing homes to shopping center will boost 'second downtown'  Chicago Daily Herald

A land-use change to allow medium-density housing could bring a boost to a south Naperville development envisioned as a "second downtown," city officials ...


Gemma Collins gets over Dancing On Ice 'quit threats' with £5k shopping spree  Mirror Online

TOWIE star Gemma Collins has put her Dancing On Ice woes behind her by flashing the cash.


Rows of closed shops reveal full crisis on Birmingham's high street  Birmingham Live

Boarded up fronts on New Street, Corporation Street, Cherry Street and Bull Street.


Scratchcards and tobacco on stolen card man's shopping list  Lancashire Telegraph

A MAN who unsuccessfully tried to use a bank card he had found on the Tesco car park was arrested for fraud and handling stolen goods.


The Lanes in Carlisle bucked the national shopping trend and performed better than average across rest of country  News & Star

North Cumbria's biggest shopping centre bucked the national Christmas retail trend, with a better performance than the average across the rest of…


Nostalgia Central: Shopping in the 1960s  Bradford Telegraph and Argus

With the January Sales coming to an end, who remembers shopping at any of these Bradford shops during the 1960s?


Fears Weston-super-Mare has become 'stagnant' - we found 47 shops closed at noon on a weekday  Somerset Live

Our depressing gallery shows decay and disrepair - the group trying to boost the town says it has been worse in the past.


Glitter goes out of city centre as jewellery shop H Samuel closes  South Wales Argus

Newport is losing another long-term city centre retailer when H Samuel on Commercial Street closes tomorrow.The national jewellery chain, which has…


Forest pop-up shop in city centre exceeds expectations - as fans back it to stay  Nottinghamshire Live

'So many people head into Nottingham to go to the wide variety of fantastic stores there so it's great exposure for the club to have their brand displayed in the city ...


Police in York shopping centres for anti-terrorism initiative  The Press, York

SHOPPERS had the chance to learn more about how police protect the public and stop terrorist attacks at two major shopping centres in York on…


Plano Mall Now Allows People to Sip Alcohol While Shopping  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Customers at two Plano shopping centers are now allowed to sip alcohol while they shop.


New shop given alcohol licence in Sunderland despite fears of drunken behaviour  Chronicle Live

A new shop is set to open its doors in Sunderland after winning permission to sell booze. Earlier this year, a premises licence bid was submitted to Sunderland ...


Canary Wharf incident: Man dies after falling from height in shopping centre  Mirror Online

It comes just a day after another man lost his life at Canary Wharf station after also falling from a height.


Angelina Jolie looks effortlessly chic as she goes on a shopping spree with sons Pax and Knox  Daily Mail

She's a doting mother of six. Yet Angelina Jolie ensures all her children get quality time with her, and was seen out with sons Pax, 15, and Knox, 10, on a ...


Musclefood hires former Shop Direct & Missguided CEO  Retail Gazette

Health food online retailer Musclefood has named Gareth Jones as its new chief executive officer.


York cycle shop owner admits fly-tipping rubbish  The Press, York

A CYCLE shop owner faces a bill of nearly £2000 after he admitted fly-tipping household rubbish near York.


How The Duchess of Cambridge has already mastered 2019's most important shopping mantra  Telegraph.co.uk

It's January and unless you've sworn off all social media, television and are avoiding all forms of public transport then you are unlikely to have managed to miss ...


Shops in Salisbury and Tidworth have windows smashed by sledgehammer in the early hours  Salisbury Journal

A SLEDGEHAMMER is believed to have been used to gain access to two shops in burglaries last week.


Majority of shop receipts contain cancer-causing chemical  Metro.co.uk

Up to 90% of till receipts contain a chemical linked to cancer and infertility, scientists have warned. People have been urged not to let the paper come into ...


Ray J Treats Himself to $400k Car Shopping Spree for 38th Birthday  TMZ

Ray J spent $400k on new cars for himself and his wife to ring in his 38th birthday.


New Flagship Stores at The Lanes Shopping Centre  Cumbria Crack

Capreon, the Noé Group real estate business, has today announced the reconfiguration of 51 Scotch Street (28,000 sq ft) into 3 new stores including a 10,000 ...


Extra 2m cars on UK roads for festive shopping and visits  The Guardian

Driving home for Christmas could best be done on Sunday, according to motoring organisations, with an additional 2.2m cars expected on the roads on ...


Town centre supermarket could be broken up into four shops and given revamp  Bucks Free Press

An “austere” and “uncompromising” town centre supermarket looks set to be redeveloped and broken up into different retail units in a bid to…


Courteney Cox opts for comfort as she goes barefoot during casual shopping trip in Los Angeles  Daily Mail

Courteney Cox decided to get comfortable as she removed her shoes to go barefoot while shopping in high end store Celine in Los Angeles.


Retail winners and losers emerge after Christmas shopping season  expressandstar.com

The retail sector endured its worst December since the financial crisis, and this has been borne out in some dire trading updates and the collapse of HMV.


There's a reason why Aldi cashiers scan your shopping so quickly and this is it  Gloucestershire Live

Grocery shopping can often be a far from enjoyable experience. The noise, the stress, the temptation of all those offers... As a result it's no surprise that people ...


Man arrested in shopping centre following 'racially motivated public order'  Stoke-on-Trent Live

A man has been arrested following an incident at a Stoke-on-Trent shopping centre this evening. Police were called to the intuPotteries in Hanley earlier today ...


Milford kebab shop still delivers orders after car explodes  Western Telegraph

A MILFORD Haven kebab shop owner went above and beyond the call of duty, delivering the tasty snacks after his car caught fire and exploded.