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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.

PICTURES: Farm shop hosts festive shopping event by candlelight  Somerset County Gazette

FESTIVE food tastings were among the attractions at a candlelit shopping event - and raised money for good causes.

Holiday gift ideas: the best tech deals for your last minute shopping  The Verge

Whether you're buying for yourself, or for others, your window to shop before the holidays arrive is closing. Thankfully for you, there are quite a few deals going ...

Why this store in a struggling shopping centre is closing for good  Derbyshire Live

Landlords have lifted the lid on why a major clothes store in Uttoxeter is closing - and delivered a scathing parting shot to its Dubai-based billionaire owner.

Demi Lovato looks fresh-faced and happy as she enjoys a shopping trip with pals at LA mall  Daily Mail

She's looking healthier and happier than ever as she continues to recover from her near-fatal drug overdose earlier this year.

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.

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.

Urgent appeal after woman 'vanishes' while Christmas shopping at M&S  Liverpool Echo

Police release new image of 'high risk' 73-year-old who went missing almost 24 hours ago.

Megan Fox does some solo holiday shopping in ripped jeans and a beanie  Daily Mail

Megan Fox stepped out solo on Thursday, doing some holiday shopping in Los Angeles on her lonesome. The 32-year-old Transformers star turned heads in ...

12 things to do this weekend (other than Christmas shopping)  Lancashire Telegraph

A FESTIVAL of light will be the centrepiece of this weekend's festivities across East Lancashire.

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…

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 ...

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.

Cat Deeley cradles baby boy James as she goes Christmas shopping with her family in Los Angeles  Daily Mail

Cat Deeley enjoyed a family day Christmas shopping with her young sons and partner Patrick Kielty in Los Angeles on Thursday.

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 ...

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

Stunt in Stratford store was devised by Taylor Herring.

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

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

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.

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.

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 ...

Inside the rubbish tip shop that literally sells other people's garbage  Wales Online

If you're a fan of shopping in the bargain bin, this might be the place for you. But that's only if you aren't too precious to take home a perfectly good toy, piece of ...

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.

Uproar as shopping centre Santa rips off beard and swears at kids  Heart

An aggravated Santa reportedly swore at crowds after ripping off his beard in a shopping centre.

Know an aviation enthusiast? Here's a holiday shopping guide for 'avgeeks'  USA TODAY

If there's an aviation enthusiast on your holiday shopping list, you may not realize how many options there are for your favorite "avgeek."

£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 ...

Online shopping minnow MySale loses half its value after profit warning

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 ...

Excitement as empty Mothercare shop in Drake Circus is filled  Plymouth Live

The empty space will be split into two - and this is what it will be.

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 ...

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.

The worst things about working in shops at Christmas  BBC News

Christmas can be the most terrible time of the year for people working in shops.

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…

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.

Next Billion-Dollar Startups: How A Serial Social Shopping Entrepreneur Built Poshmark From Used Clothes Into A $625M Retail Empire  Forbes

Poshmark started with selling second-hand clothes out of a closet. Today its army of fashion entrepreneurs is pushing the app to $140 million in revenue as it ...

Suspect caught Christmas shopping without paying  WHNT News 19

FLORENCE, Ala. – 'Tis the season for shoplifting. Some folks are running around doing a little Christmas shopping, without stopping in the checkout line.

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.

RPT Realty: Best Positioned REIT Within Shopping Centers  Seeking Alpha

Shopping centers struggle to differentiate themselves from peers; RPT Realty has plenty of levers to pull. Long underinvested in by prior family management, Bri.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

ShopOne Purchases Southampton Shopping Center  Associated Press

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 14, 2018--ShopOne Centers REIT Inc. (“ShopOne” or the “Company”), a leading owner, operator and manager of ...

Six Things Homebuyers Should Avoid When Shopping For A Fixer-Upper  Forbes

If you're in the market for a home and are considering a fixer-upper, chances are you already understand the value one might provide. You're probably confident ...

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 ...

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?

Ho ho, ho – Observer revels in late-night shopping  Uckfield News

It looks like our Saturday independent columnist Observer, was well and truly in the Christmas spirit at Uckfield Late-Night shopping.

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.

Old Navy CEO on Holiday Shopping, Tariffs, Supply Chain  Bloomberg

Old Navy Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer Sonia Syngal discusses the holiday shopping season, what parent company Gap Inc. can learn from Old ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Woman assaulted at shopping park in York  The Press, York

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

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 ...

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 ...

Shrewsbury's Riverside shopping centre demolition planned for 2020

Work to demolish Shrewsbury's Riverside shopping centre could start as soon as 2020 as part of a regeneration project.

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 ...

FOP members take area children for Christmas shopping spree  Citizentribune

The eight-year-old boy stood with Morristown Police Officer Jonathan Maxey, looking at all the toys.

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.

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.

Christmas-shopping fun in downtown Ashland Saturday | Local  Ashland Daily Press

Downtown merchants are adding to the holiday cheer Saturday with several promotions intended to help folks shop local:

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?

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

From a Wall Street crash to Australian bushfires, 'black' days usually denote catastrophe. So what makes this day of runaway consumerism any different?

US retail sales increased a slight 0.2% in November; holiday shopping gains offset by lower ... | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

WASHINGTON (AP) - US retail sales increased a slight 0.2% in November; holiday shopping gains offset by lower gasoline prices.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Anthony Davis of New Orleans Pelicans hosts shopping spree for kids: photos and video

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis hosted a shopping spree at the Target store in Clearview Mall on Thursday evening. Kids selected from the ...

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.

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 ...

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, ...

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.

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 ...

Patriot Hall hosts 2nd Christmas shopping event  Sumter Item

At Christmas at Patriot Hall on Saturday, people could shop for Christmas gifts, listen to live Christmas music and take pictures with Santa and his elves.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Myer, Westfield: Busiest Christmas shopping days revealed

If you're not one for crowds or battling wild-eyed parents for precious boxes of Lego, you may want to avoid your local shopping centre at around noon on ...

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 ...

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.

6 hassle-free ways to pull off your Christmas shopping (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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Shop with a Cop takes 18 children on prepaid shopping spree  The Columbian

BATTLE GROUND — Eighteen children went on a prepaid shopping spree, chaperoned by Battle Ground police officers, at the local Walmart on Saturday, ...

'Severe weather' to put a dampener on Christmas shopping and partying  Irish Examiner

Dublin Town is expecting a 20% drop in footfall across the city tomorrow due to the bad weather as Met Éireann has issued two new Status Yellow warnings for ...

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, ...

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 ...

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.

One of Chelmsford's most popular shops is shutting tomorrow  Essex Live

One of the most popular shops in The Meadows shopping centre is about to close. Warehouse, which has been in Chelmsford city centre for years, will open for ...

Kiwis shopping up large on Trade Me for Christmas gifts of trampolines, e-bikes and iPhones  New Zealand Herald

New Zealanders are hitting "buy now" on e-bikes, PS4s and iPhone Xs on Trade Me as they stock up on presents to put under the Christmas tree. It's just 10 ...

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.

Put STEM toys on shopping list to entertain, inspire  Dayton Daily News

From programmable drones and growing crystals to coding robots kids build themselves, toys based on...

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…

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 ...