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Shopping visits fall in run-up to Christmas  Sky News

The figures come after Mike Ashley warned that the high street was facing extinction thanks to the growth of internet retail.

Shopping at Doha's Souq Waqif

Shopaholics on the hunt for mementos should head to Doha's historic open-air street market, Souk Waqif, which comes alive when the sun goes down.

Iceland encourages customers to get their skates on for 'Shopping on Ice' pop-up  The Drum

Frozen food specialist Iceland has turned a London store into an ice rink with some help from PR agency Taylor Herring.

Woman assaulted at shopping park in York  The Press, York

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

How AI Can Make Christmas Shopping A Dream  Forbes

Shopping in the holidays may seem like chaos to you and me, but retailers have an arsenal of data-driven tools to define their strategy well in advance.

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.

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 ...

10 of the best airports for last-minute shopping  INSIDER

If you need to do some last-minute shopping while you travel, INSIDER found 10 of the best airports for you to get your holiday presents.

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 ...

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.

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.

15 empty shop units in Old Christchurch Road  Bournemouth Echo

'GREEDY landlords and estate agents' are to blame for the 15 empty shops found within just 0.1 of a mile in Bournemouth town centre, a leading…

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 ...

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 ...

Revealed: Shropshire Council considered moving its HQ to Shrewsbury's Riverside Shopping Centre

Shropshire Council considered moving its HQ to the Riverside in Shrewsbury but decided against the idea despite identifying that it could create 'a vibrant, ...

Local Shopping REIT dives as it indicates final pay-out will likely be at the lower end of the indicated range  Proactive Investors UK

If I had to choose a name for a company designed to put off investors, Local Shopping REIT PLC (LON:LSR) would probably figure high on the list. The real ...

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.

Darlington Indoor Market 'Shop and Drop' initiative will help customers with heavy bags  The Northern Echo

TRADERS in a historic Victorian market have signed up for a new *service* to help their customers in the lead up to Christmas.

Anger at parking fees proposed for Alvaston, Allenton and Spondon shopping areas  Derbyshire Live

The proposals have been called 'bonkers' and 'unnecessary'

Brewers GM David Stearns Has A Short Shopping List As Winter Meetings Open  Forbes

As baseball's Winter Meetings get underway in Las Vegas, Milwaukee Brewers general manager David Stearns' shopping list is considerably shorter than his ...

"Out There...Somewhere": Not so secret Santa goes shopping  WJBF-TV

It's a holiday tradition as we go Out There Somewhere Christmas shopping for the gang at channel 6.

How to get free shipping on your holiday shopping

Discover nine tips on how to still get your Christmas shipping for free.

4 Holiday Shipping Trends Shaping Online Shopping  SmarterCX

As online shopping increases, shipping is a critical part of the customer experience. Here's how four holiday shipping trends are helping brands deliver.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

ENTREVESTOR: Web shopping start up gains following

There's often a moment of stunned silence after the founders of iLokol pitch, as if judges and audience members are wondering if they understood properly.

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?

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, ...

Shopping at the Cherry Street Pier Holiday Market | FYI Philly  WPVI-TV

The recently opened Cherry Street Pier is celebrating its first Christmas season, and they have a market that will satisfy your shopping needs.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Man dies after falling from top floor of shopping centre  Daily Mail

Emergency services attended Buchanan Galleries in Glasgow city centre at 4.20pm this afternoon after a man fell from the top floor. The shopping centre was ...

Shopping centre hides treasure troves for people to find  Watford Observer

A shopping centre will be giving out presents worth a total of £1000 in a treasure hunt around town.

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.

The way Aussies are easing the silly season shopping bill  New Idea

Gumtree Australia has revealed that 65% of Australians are happy to receive second hand gifts, helping loved ones save hundreds off their Christmas shopping ...

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.

Lisa Vanderpump and husband Ken Todd take their precious pup Christmas shopping in Beverly Hills  Daily Mail

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Vanderpump stepped out with her husband Ken Todd to get more Christmas shopping done. The happy couple were ...

How to get your holiday shopping done with Google Home  CNET

Holiday shopping means massive crowds at the mall, long lines and the stress of going from store to store looking for the year's hottest toy. Why not skip all of ...

Roster rumination: Rockets recall Isaiah Hartenstein, said to be shopping Brandon Knight  The Dream Shake

It's been nothing but minor shuffling so far for the Rockets, but they're said to be looking for a wing upgrade.

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 ...

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.

As shopping centre bans nativity scene, we ask is it time we took the Christ out of Christmas?  Daily Record

After Stirling's shopping centre, The Thistles, ruled a nativity scene past it's sell-by date, we asked if it was still relevant in a modern Scotland.

Why members of the travelling community are donating trolleys full of shopping to food banks  Wales Online

Members of the travelling community are challenging each other to carry out incredible acts of kindness by donating trolley loads of shopping to food banks.

Volusia County deputies take kids on a shopping spree  Fox 35 Orlando

Some lucky kids got the chance to finish up their holiday shopping with a deputy by their side.

Gran’s fury after following all the parking rules while out shopping but STILL got a ticket  The Sun

POSTING a Christmas gift to her granddaughter ended up costing a former carer £50 after she was slugged with a parking fine – despite having the correct ticket ...

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 ...

Tamara Ecclestone is SWAMPED with designer bags during Christmas shopping spree  Daily Mail

Tamara Ecclestone, 34, hit the most exclusive strip in London to get Christmas presents from Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Hermes on Thursday.

Lily-Rose Depp goes makeup free while shopping in New York after being spotted out with mystery man  Daily Mail

Lily-Rose Depp, 18, was spotted stepping out in Manhattan with a pal on Wednesday and getting in some retail therapy.

This high-end shop is set to open in Peterborough's Queensgate Shopping Centre  Peterborough Telegraph

Queensgate Shopping Centre is delighted to announce that premium jewellers Swarovski is coming to the centre.

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.

Kim Kardashian rocks hot pink look while out shopping for Christmas decorations with sister Kourtney  Daily Mail

The raven-tressed reality television beauty was in full holiday mode as she and sister Kourtney headed to Aldik Home in Van Nuys, California to pick up some ...

These are the quietest times to do your Christmas shopping in Leicester  Leicestershire Live

We used Google's 'popular times' feature to figure out when you should hit the shops.

Shopping spree led to Christmas curfew  Western Telegraph

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

'The reasons why I disagree with new Kingsway shopping park'  Derbyshire Live

Developers want to build a huge Next, a restaurant, and a coffee shop with a drive-thru.

Marlow's High Street packed out as popular late night shopping event returns  Bucks Free Press

Marlow's High Street was packed out once again as crowds turned out in droves to the popular late night shopping event this week.

Online Property Sales Are Booming in China  Bloomberg

From a three-story villa in Chongqing to a rundown factory in Jiangsu province, you can search, find, and buy it without leaving your living room in China.

Man charged in 28 break-ins after police see him pushing shopping cart with stolen cabinet

A man police believe is responsible for numerous break-ins in Winnipeg's North End was nabbed while pushing a shopping cart loaded with a stolen cabinet.

Durham Shopping Extravaganza smashes through half million barrier  The Northern Echo

VOLUNTEERS behind a charity shopping event in County Durham have smashed through the half a million pounds barrier after 30 years of dedicated…

Killjoy Stirling shopping centre bosses blasted as ‘Grinch-like’ for refusing to stage a nativity scene bec  The Scottish Sun

Chiefs at Thistles said customers didn't want to be subjected to individual organisation's beliefs.

Families flock to Uckfield late-night shopping  Uckfield News

Uckfield Late-Night Shopping cemented its place tonight (December 7) as one of the town's 'must go to' family events.

Pharmacist jailed for life for murdering wife with a shopping bag  ITV News

A pharmacist has been jailed for life at Teesside Crown Court with a minimum term of 30 years for murdering his wife Jessica at their Middlesbrough home.

Kylie Jenner Shops at a Minnesota Ulta After Forgetting Makeup  Allure Magazine

Kylie Jenner brought best friend Jordyn Woods to an Ulta store to buy her own Kylie Cosmetics Lip Kits after she forgot her luggage on the way to see boyfriend ...

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 ...

‘Starchitect’ Renzo Piano’s new Bay Area endeavor: A shopping center?  San Francisco Chronicle

When the plans for City Center Bishop Ranch were announced in 2014, the notion of revered Italian architect Renzo Piano designing a shopping center in a ...

'Shopping can be so embarrassing for me'  BBC News

Shopping can be frustrating at the best of times, but for many disabled people it comes with even more unnecessary challenges - narrow aisles, no step-free ...

Jerry Lorenzo Hits Flight Club LA for Some 'Sneaker Shopping'  HYPEBEAST

On the latest episode of Sneaker Shopping, Jerry Lorenzo links up with host Joe La Puma at Flight Club's Los Angeles location. Ahead of this week's Nike Air ...

Epsom shopping centre extends opening hours and offers free parking  Surrey Comet

The Ashley Centre in Epsom is extending its opening hours and offering free parking and entertainment for shoppers over the Christmas period.

Weighing The Week Ahead: Time For Your Holiday Shopping?  Seeking Alpha

Market declines are following a pattern where small tidbits of news have a magnified effect. Economic data remain strong, with some continued growth at a ...

12 rules to help you shop safely for children this Christmas  GOV.UK

The Office for Product Safety and Standards has launched 'The 12 Rules of Christmas', to help consumers shop safely for children's presents this Christmas.

‘Google Shopping enables fake competition for ads’  Ecommerce News

In Europe, Google was forced to open up its shopping *service* to outside competitors. But now it seems that digital marketing agencies are profiting from the ...

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 ...

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

The Bank of England chief sets out the expected impact of an "extreme" Brexit while fending off criticism over his interventions.

Irwin food pantry benefits from United Way holiday shopping spree  Tribune-Review

Krista Brown of Irwin had to plan her shopping spree route accordingly. 'I came to the store about a half-hour beforehand, checked the aisles, and checked to ...

Natalie Portman does some Christmas shopping at Barney's after apologizing to Jessica Simpson  Daily Mail

Natalie Portman stepped out to do some Christmas shopping in Beverly Hills, in the aftermath of her controversial comments about Jessica Simpson, after ...

How 'brick-and-mobile' is transforming in-store shopping  Mobile Marketer

As retailers explore adding life to their brands through mobile experiences, will stores become overly tech-ridden and lose their human touch?

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 ...

Inside Leicester's new B&M store - which opens in Haymarket Shopping Centre tomorrow  Leicestershire Live

A local charity will take centre stage at the opening event.

Five stores open at Eastbourne's new shopping centre The Beacon  The Argus

Five new stores have opened in the first phase of Eastbourne's £85 million extension of the newly rebranded shopping centre, The Beacon.

Israeli startup develops online shopping  Arutz Sheva

"Superup" presents an artificial intelligence based application that helps users and retailers shop in ease.

Holiday Shopping Still Strong Post Black Friday  Spectrum News

At the Fashion Outlets at Niagara Falls it's halfway to the finish line as shoppers chip away at their holiday gift lists. "We're probably about 30 percent done with ...

Lisa Armstrong stocks up on wine during London shopping trip  Daily Mail

Lisa Armstrong stopped by a London shop to stock up on wine for the festive season this week.

Shopping makes animals £12000  News & Star

BRAMPTON Co-op has proved the power of the town's community, raising more than £4000 for the Penny Jones Animal Hospice.

Runcorn shopping centre uses empty shop to warm the streets this winter  Runcorn and Widnes World

A SHOPPING centre in Runcorn has opened a collection point for warm clothes to help the homeless.

Reese Witherspoon goes on Christmas shopping spree in Beverly Hills after wearing glasses  Daily Mail

The 42-year-old actress was bundled up as she hit the 90210 area to pick up some luxury goods from Goyard on Rodeo Drive on Monday evening.

Today, “Green Monday,” expected to be big online shopping day

eBay named the day "Green Monday" about ten years ago.

Kids shop with cops for Christmas gifts

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) - Officers and kids spent a fun-filled day picking out Christmas gifts at the Sango Walmart for the Kids Shopping with Cops ...

SHOPPING WARNING: Morrisons says food prices will SOAR after Asda-Sainsbury’s merger  Express

FOOD prices will soar if a merger between two of Britain's biggest supermarkets goes ahead, it has been warned.

Shopping: the best last-minute outfits and accessories buys for party season  The Times

The high-neck dressIrridescent fringe dress, Ports 1961. Velvet dress, £35; Silver sequined dress, £120; Crochet dress, £445 ...

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 ...

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.

Imperial Quarter: Traders launch shopping quarter with festive event  The Northern Echo

THE SKIES above Darlington's town centre will fill with the sounds of Christmas carols this Thursday as the town's Imperial Quarter is launched.

This is when work to transform Gloucester's King's Walk Shopping Centre will start  Gloucestershire Live

Shoppers in Gloucester will see changes to King's Walk Shopping Centre start in 2019 after civic chiefs at Gloucester City Council gave the green light to ...

Further details and images of 'substantial' revamp of shopping centre revealed  Basingstoke Gazette

AN AMBITIOUS plan to transform a shopping centre is one step closer to reality.

The world's biggest shopping holiday is in China — not the US. Here's how Singles Day became No. 1  CNBC

Chinese retail giant Alibaba made a record $30.8 billion worth of sales across in 24 hours, at its annual Singles Day shopping event on November 11 this year.