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For those people who travel around a lot, shopping can be a bit of a challenge especially if they have to choose between buying from one location against another. For those who love shopping, what makes the shopping experience in one city is different from that in another? For some people, it is the availability of shopping malls while for others it is the availability of certain brands. According to experts, the ease of getting around, the availability of bargains, the number of shops and known brands, shop displays and reception from shop staff will determine whether you will want to go back there a second time.

New York

New York

In New York you get value for money, you get a good experience, and finally there is variety. People with different taste and style can find something they love. There is no lack of shops and the experience is really one that those one a shopping spree will love to relive. Shopping can be done on the high streets and even online. There are many vintage shops when you want some rare goods that are hard to get online. To add to the experience, getting around the city is quite easy.

Tokyo

Tokyo

The department stores in this city are just wonderful. Apart from the beautiful displays of goods, the reception from the sales personnel will leave you feeling like a king. Some shops have staff that speak Chinese, English or Japanese. It is even possible to get interpretation services if absolutely necessary. Shop consultants are ready to provide you with all the help you need while in store. The best part of shopping in Tokyo is the fact that the goods come at relatively cheap prices. Tokyo definitely rates high when it comes to services.

London

London

When you go shopping in London, you may want to avoid taking cabs if you don’t want to be left with a bad taste in your mouth. However if you don’t mind jumping from one double decker bus to another, then transportation in London shouldn’t be a problem. When it comes to shopping there are more shops in London than in most other European countries and the best part is that these shops carry a wide variety of brands. When it comes to reception by staff, it is no secret that the English love courtesy and being polite in London is a must. Store staff will patiently go through the different offers without a frown.

Kuala Lumpur

kuala lumpur

When it comes to shopping, this is what really happens in Kuala Lumpur. When you realise that of the ten largest malls in the world three are found in this city, then you will know why this city is on this list. Apart from the many shops, goods are relatively cheap and sales period can run for up to three months. What else can you really ask for?

Paris

paris

In Paris they don’t sell only clothes, they also sell life style. This is the city of haut couture and prêt-a-porter. The prices may not be as cheap as in other cities but the shoppers wouldn’t mind especially when they are getting bargain prices on designer goods.

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