searching for or buying goods or services
"went shopping for a reliable plumber"; "does her shopping at the mall rather than down town"
the commodities purchased from stores
"she loaded her shopping into the car"women carrying home shopping didn't give me a second glance"
Searching for or buying goods or services.
On Saturdays we usually do the shopping.
Recently bought goods.
I carried three heavy bags of shopping up the stairs.
A retailer or shop is a business that presents a selection of goods or services and offers to sell them to customers for money or other goods. Shopping is an activity in which a customer browses the available goods or services presented by one or more retailers with the intent to purchase a suitable selection of them. In some contexts it may be considered a leisure activity as well as an economic one. The shopping experience can range from delightful to terrible, based on a variety of factors including how the customer is treated, convenience, and mood. The shopping experience can also be influenced by other shoppers. For example, research from a field experiment found that male and female shoppers who were accidentally touched from behind by other shoppers left a store earlier than people who had not been touched and evaluated brands more negatively, resulting in the Accidental Interpersonal Touch effect. According to a 2000 report, in the U.S. state of New York, women purchase 80% of all consumer goods and influence 80% of health-care decisions.
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Rank popularity for the word 'shopping' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3725
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'shopping' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1706
Rank popularity for the word 'shopping' in Nouns Frequency: #1435
The numerical value of shopping in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of shopping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
For the first time in a while we're finally waking up to the fact that this issue could go on for a while and have a significant impact on Chinese and global economic growth and potentially the United States, when people react to it because they don't travel or go to restaurants or go shopping, that'll have an immediate impact on the economy. It depends how long it goes and how wide the spread.
I want to open the economics of the shopping club to small businesses.
It’s a more efficient process now, because my designers and I can sit at a desk and travel the world. As a result, instead of going on a shopping trip with one client, you’re online shopping for several clients at the same time, the beauty for me is that I can create a more robust, interesting finished project because I have access to all these beautiful pieces. It makes my work better, which in turn brings me more clients.
Things are looking positive since the shopping season coincided with a big drop in crude oil, which means lower gas prices, that translates to more disposable income, which could mean stronger retail sales.
It reminds of the shopping channel, the hits of the '80s, you hear it again and again and again and again, i can almost recite the testimony.
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- تسوق, التسوقArabic
- nakupování, nákupCzech
- handle indDanish
- Einkaufen, EinkäufeGerman
- خريد كردنPersian
- courses, shoppingFrench
- ख़रीदारी, खरीदारीHindi
- berbelanja, barang belanjaanIndonesian
- 買い物, ショッピング, 買物Japanese
- купување, пазарењеMacedonian
- winkelen, boodschappen doenDutch
- shopping, handling, varer, matvarer, kjøpesenterNorwegian
- шоппинг, покупки, покупкаRussian
- šoping, куповина, шопинг, kupovinaSerbo-Croatian
- கடையில் பொருட்கள் வாங்குதல்Tamil
- alışveriş yapmakTurkish
- đi mua hàng, mua sắmVietnamese
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