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Op-Ed: Plastic bag use rises in Britain for eighth year running Special

London Colney - The British population’s love affair with plastic bags shows no sign of abating. Unlike most countries around the world, the U.K. continues to use more and more plastic shopping bags.

Strangers accused of dry humping in broad daylight at mall

Chula Vista - Two people who have never met each other, up until Valentine's Day, are being accused of dry humping with one another at a mall full of shoppers.

Mountain lion that startled shoppers in Utah dies

Sandy - Shoppers in Sandy, Utah, got a bit more than they bargained for when a mountain lion showed up at a shopping center in this Salt Lake City suburb. Fortunately, the cat was not aggressive, although some shoppers admitted they were a little nervous.

Loblaw-Shoppers deal approved by Canada's Competition Bureau

Loblaw Cos Ltd <L.TO>, Canada's largest grocer, said on Friday Canada's competition watchdog has approved its C$12.4 billion ($11 billion) acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart Corp <SC.TO>, the country's biggest pharmacy ch...

Bear walks into Pennsylvania Mall - sends people running: Video

A small black bear managed to figure out how to get inside the Sears store using the automatic doors, but couldn't find its way out.

Store gives away freebies to 100 shoppers wearing only underwear

A Spanish store knew that shoppers would go to great distance just to score a good deal. The store decided to launch a different type of promotion.

Shoppers enraged over incorrect Sears advertisement for $69 iPad

Hoffman Estates - Sears may face a wave of angry customers after it mistakenly advertised a 16-gigabyte, Wi-Fi only iPad 2 for $69. Online customers were surprised by the deal of a lifetime, but after the confirmation order, Sears cancelled the purchase.

Woman buys for strangers at discount store

Oceanside - A woman at a shop in California created excitement and confusion when she spent thousands of dollars to buy items for "poor Mexican women."

Shoppers trampled in Target video during Black Friday madness

Buffalo - Several Black Friday shoppers eager to get great holiday deals were trampled Friday morning as desperation to get bargains caused the crowd to surge through the opened store doors, at a Target in North Buffalo, New York

The Early Winners and Losers on Black Friday Special

Three nights ago in a fine downtown Portland restaurant there were three customers for dinner: the two of us and one guy sitting at the bar. It seems at the start of the holiday season winning or losing is an individual matter with merchants.

Shopaholics Can Rejoice, The Recession Is A Shopping Dream

The recession may be making life more difficult but for shopaholics this is a dream come true. So get out your visa and come along for some of the best buys this year.

What is Wal-Mart’s Responsibility in the Death of Jdimytai Damour?

Jdimytai Damour, a temporary worker, was trampled to death by crazed shoppers on Black Friday at the Wal-Mart in store on Long Island, N.Y. Should Wal-Mart have had better crowd control? Local police and a lawyer for the worker's family say “Yes!”

Black Friday Shooting Causes Two Deaths

Black Friday, one of the busiest shopping day of the year, has resulted in tragedy from coast to coast. Just hours after a worker was trampled to death at a Wal-Mart in New York, two people were killed in a shooting inside a Toys "R" Us in California

Five Thousand Year old Product Logos Discovered In Iraq

The advertising industry's been telling us for years that what they produce is art. Recent discoveries in Iraq suggest the confusion between art and advertising goes back 5,000 years.

Survey: U.S. Shoppers Waiting Until Thanksgiving to Buy Christmas Presents

Retailers have been slashing prices like crazy to try and attract buyers for the holiday season, however, a recent survey concludes that shoppers are waiting until after Thanksgiving to buy gifts.

Shoppers Step Over Stabbing Victim And Just, Well, Carry On

While a young woman lies dying on the floor of a convenience store after she had just been stabbed during a robbery, five shoppers step over her as if nothing happened and one even stops to take a picture of her with their cellphone camera.

Millions Of Canadian Shoppers May Have Been Exposed To Credit Card Fraud

If you used your Visa card at Winners or HomeSense recently you may have been exposed to credit card fraud.

Music denied -- shoppers overwhelm iTunes

Swarms of online shoppers armed with new iPods and iTunes gift cards apparently overwhelmed Apple's iTunes music store over the holiday, prompting error messages and slowdowns of 20 minutes or more for downloads of a single song.

Consumers Punish Physical Stores for Sins of Online Counterparts

A recent survey suggests customers are viewing brick and mortar store and online store as one, and that some retailers may regret it.

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Shoppers at the Drepung Loseling Monestary booth at Tibetan Bazaar.  University of Arkansas  Fayette...
Shoppers at the Drepung Loseling Monestary booth at Tibetan Bazaar. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark. May 11, 2011
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People on an escalator at a shoppinbg mall (Hatfield, UK).
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Shoppers shopping at Ikea
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One of seven rooms containing designer clothes to purchase, at London Fashion Weekend. Prices ranged from £35 to £5,000.
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A Radio Shack store is seen at the West Valley Mall in Tracy, Calif., 60 miles east of San Francisco.
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Shoppers entering a Loblaws store.
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People in a cafe at a shopping centre, Hatfield UK.

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