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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  Telegraph.co.uk

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.

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

Supermarket group Iceland has opened an in-store ice rink as part of its festive campaign.

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.

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.

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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…

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.

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.

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.

How to get free shipping on your holiday shopping  WWLTV.com

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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

ENTREVESTOR: Web shopping start up gains following  TheChronicleHerald.ca

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.

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 ...

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, ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

'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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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?

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Kids shop with cops for Christmas gifts  NewsChannel5.com

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 ...

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

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

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.

‘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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Warriors' Shaun Livingston surprises Bay Area families with holiday shopping spree  KGO-TV

Three Bay Area families were stunned to see an ABC7 News crew welcome them to the Levi Strauss and Co headquarters in San Francisco on Sunday.

This is why traffic marshals will be at this shopping centre car park on weekends in the run up to Christmas  Stoke-on-Trent Live

Shoppers at Crewe's Grand Junction Retail Park say they have had to queue for over an hour to get off the car park - with one saying she had to abandon her car ...

Plans for hotel, shopping and leisure scheme in Blyth take major leap forward  Chronicle Live

Plans to transform Blyth seafront with a hotel, shopping and leisure development have taken a major leap forward after they were officially submitted for approval ...

Man jailed for filming up dozens of women's skirts at Peterborough shopping centre  ITV News

A man who used his mobile phone to film up the skirts of dozens of women at a Cambridgeshire shopping centre has been jailed. Nigel Matt was caught by ...

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.

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 ...

Dubai shopping tips for the festive season  Telegraph.co.uk

There is no better city for shopping than Dubai. Here, discover where to soak up the spice-scented souks and mooch the glittering malls at your leisure this ...

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.

Eyesore shopping centre set to finally be demolished  expressandstar.com

A 'shocking blight' on Brownhills High Street could finally be gone after plans to redevelop a dilapidated shopping centre were approved.

Kate Middleton and Prince George enjoy after school shopping trip  HELLO! Magazine

Kate Middleton and her oldest son Prince George were spotted in Peter Jones doing some after school shopping ahead of the Christmas holidays.

Homebase rated the worst for online shopping in Which? survey  Sky News

Smaller retailers such as Liz Earle were rated the best with a more personal *service* and quality items.

Christmas shopping hours extended in Shrewsbury Shrewsbury  shropshirestar.com

Shrewsbury's shopping centres have extended their openings hours on Wednesdays in the run-up to Christmas.

FB QVC? Facebook tries Live video shopping  TechCrunch

Want to run your own home shopping network? Facebook is now testing a Live video feature for merchants that lets them demo and describe their items for ...