I have a keen interest in shopping. Food shopping mind, I don’t have a huge patience for much else. I thoroughly enjoy seeking out bargains, getting the best quality for my money and finding unusual things to try. 571 more words
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Global Retail Sales of Hypermarkets, Supermarkets and Hard-Discounters Market Report 2010-2020:Radiant Insights, Inc
Verdict Retail’s, “Retail Sales of Hypermarkets, Supermarkets and Hard-Discounters in Turkey: Market Size, Growth and Forecast to 2020″ provides detailed historic and forecast statistics on retail sales from 2010 to 2020 taking place at “Hypermarkets, Supermarkets and Hard-Discounters” for each category at segment level. 579 more words
I like new coins.
Some time in June 1982, I got change from a shop that included shiny new 20p coins.
The design was like nothing I’d ever seen before in British money – heptagonal like a 50p piece but much smaller and lighter (the new light 5p and 10p coins were not to appear for another 10 years, and the lighter 50p coins not for five years after that). 663 more words
Bobby, a shopping trolley with a blue handle, waits patiently in line while a middle-aged man repeatedly checks his text messages. Between each brief glance at his phone, the man reaches down for an item and places it on the checkout belt: two bottles of mid-priced Australian wine – one red, one white, three packets of pork sausages, a bag of iced ring doughnuts, a bunch of chrysanthemums, UHT milk – skimmed, a small white loaf – sliced by the woman at the bakery counter, a box of milk chocolate brazils, a pack of razor blades, deodorant and a soft toy pig. 3,100 more words