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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.

£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 ...

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.

Memories of Tower Ramparts shopping centre opening in 1986  Ipswich Star

Shoppers flooded into Tower Ramparts shopping centre when it first flung open its doors more than 30 years ago.

Angelina Jolie takes Shiloh, Vivienne and Knox Christmas shopping  Metro

Who needs a gymnastics class when you have the railings in a car park? Angelina Jolie's children have been doing what every child has done as they ...

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 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?

Santa kept busy at Malmesbury's Christmas Late Night Shopping  The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald

CHRISTMAS revellers thronged the centre of Malmesbury on Friday when the town threw open the doors for an evening of late night shopping and festive…

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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.

Activist investor moves to block Local Shopping REIT proposal

An activist investor has voted against Local Shopping REIT's proposal to wind up the company.

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

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

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 ...

Google Shopping Insights reveal most searched for tech, toys, & more for the holidays  9to5Google

Search is useful for finding results, but on the flip side the number of users results in clear trends appearing. Google Shopping most searched gifts...

Fate of new Costco, shopping center in south Salem up stirs controversy

It started out as a promise, but what the promise was is now up for interpretation. A plot of land on Kuebler Boulevard was approved for a community shopping ...

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.

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.

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…

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 ...

Cubans fly around the world hunting shopping bargains  The Guardian

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Most people don't think of Haiti as a shopping destination. Unless they're Cuban. Every afternoon, hundreds of Cubans swarm a ...

Police incidents higher at certain Nashville shopping malls  WSMV Nashville

The countdown until Christmas is on and, most nights, the mall parking lots are packed. "I'd rather go out and do it than do it online," said Nashville shopper ...

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 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?

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.

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 ...

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 allegedly abducted from North Lakes shopping centre and sexually assaulted  ABC News

A man has been charged over the alleged kidnapping and sexual assault of a seven-year-old girl, who was taken from a shopping centre north of Brisbane on ...

Online holiday shopping expected to logjam delivery

DAYTON, Ohio -- Delivery companies are warning shoppers to send holiday gifts and make online purchases within the next 10 days as a record number of ...

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 ...

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, ...

Antrim shopping centre launches festive family-friendly events each weekend until Christmas  Belfast Newsletter

Centre manager Leona Barr on this year's hottest trends, shopping for the whole family, and this year's exciting festive events happening at The Junction.

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.

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 ...

Morsels: Indulge in holiday shopping, holiday discounts, new cocktails and indulgence itself.  Monterey County Weekly

Bernardus Lodge hosts a night of fireside indulgence with Executive Chef Cal Stamenov's fourth annual “Pure Decadence” dinner on Thursday, Dec.

This Shopping Service Just Revealed The Top Gifts People Are Buying This Year & It's Holiday Inspo  Bustle

I woke up in a panic yesterday when I realized the holidays are almost over and I haven't done a single bit of gift shopping. If you're in the same boat, don't worry ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Shopping spree led to Christmas curfew  Western Telegraph

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

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 ...

"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.

Spotting counterfeit bills during the shopping season  KMTV - 3 News Now

OMAHA, NEB. (KMTV) — If you're selling potential holiday gifts on places like Craigslist or Facebook Marketplace this year, take a moment and check out the ...

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.

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.

Online shopping killing Dublin’s markets according to traders who say business has ‘never been so quiet’ in ru  The Irish Sun

ONLINE shopping is killing Dublin's markets, according to traders who say business has "never been so quiet". The Liberty Market on Dublin's Meath Street is ...

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.

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.

Salem City Council rejects proposal for Costco, shopping center in south Salem  Statesman Journal

The Salem City Council on Monday rejected a proposal for a shopping center – including a 168,550-square-foot Costco Wholesale – on the city's southeast side.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

'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 ...

Coles sells Aurora shopping centre for $44m  The Canberra Times

Supermarket giant Coles has sold its Aurora Village neighborhood shopping centre in Epping, in Melbourne's north, for about $44 million.

'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.

VIDEO: Lamar Advertising toy drive shopping spree in Pensacola  WKRG News 5

Representatives with Lamar Advertising, a sponsor of the Magical Christmas Toy Drive, shopped Monday afternoon with News 5's Drexel Gilbert and Cody Long ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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…

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 ...

12 Days of Christmas: LA Lewis goes Christmas shopping with his kids  Jamaica Star Online

On the second day of Christmas, LA Lewis took his children shopping downtown.When The STAR met up with the entertainer over the weekend, he was set on ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Chinese investor buys Melbourne's Aurora Village Shopping Centre from Coles  The Australian Financial Review

A Chinese investor has stumped up close to $45 million to buy a recently developed mall in Melbourne's north from Coles.

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.

Woodhall shops gets new bench after 'cubegate' antisocial behaviour initiative | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News

After a lengthy exercise in democracy, Welwyn Garden City's 'cubegate' saga has wound its way to a close.

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.

Ingles Toy Store opens today in Westgate Shopping Center  WLOS

ASHEVILLE, N. C. (WLOS-TV) - One of Asheville's finest Christmas traditions returns, as Ingles Markets has again joined the Eblen Charities St. Nicholas Project ...

Iowa Wolves spreading holiday cheer with shopping spree  Local 5 -

The Iowa Wolves are spreading Christmas cheer. Monday, the several Wolves players took seven children on a $600 shopping spree at Scheels. In addition ...

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 ...

‘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 ...

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.

Stormwater work underway at Cave Spring shopping center  Martinsville Bulletin

Cave Spring Corners is in the midst of an extensive project to replace its 40-year-old stormwater management pipes. The shopping center off Brambleton ...

Victorian-themed entertainment in Hereford for late night shopping  Hereford Times

VICTORIAN-themed entertainment and live music will be seen on the streets of Hereford for late night Christmas shopping.

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 ...

Kids do Christmas shopping with Colts players  WISH-TV

Each child received a $300 Meijer gift card to spend on whatever they wanted.

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.

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 ...

Tears of joy as the Saints surprise families with holiday shopping spree  WDSU New Orleans

A touchdown for several local families who received a huge surprise from Benjamin Watson and the New Orleans Saints Monday night, who continue to do great ...

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.

Column: Shopping mall troubadour shares music to lift spirits  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Frequenters of Oahu's malls know that the best musical bargains in town come not in local showrooms and concert halls, but in the far corners of bustling food ...

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.