Essay Retailing and Large Shopping

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Shopping • Advantages and disadvantages of building a shopping center in the neighborhood

Large shopping centers are very convenient because we can find almost everything we need there. They are also good places to spend free time because they usually offer some form of entertainment such as movie theaters. However, large shopping centers can also bring some disadvantages, and for this reason I would oppose the building of one in my neighborhood.

One disadvantage of having a large shopping center in the neighborhood would be a great increase in traffic. More cars would not only bring traffic congestion, but also noise and parking problems. Another disadvantage is that a large shopping center requires a lot of space. In order
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For shopaholics, Singapore is a country on top of everyone's list.

In Singapore, there is an event known as The Great Singapore Sale (GSS). If you intend to visit Singapore, you should coincide your visit with GSS. GSS is held in the mid year and lasts for a month. It is an annual event that shopaholics should not miss. During GSS, there will be great discounts everywhere. Some of the discounts can get up to 75% or more. During this period, almost all major shopping centers like Takashimaya and Paragon will be offering discounts to consumers. Even major boutiques will also bring down their prices. Therefore, you do not even need to bargain to get good stuffs.

• some of the popular shopping destinations

1. Orchard Takashimaya and Wisma Atrium. Both of these shopping malls can be found along the popular street of Orchard Road. You can find high-fashion boutiques such as LV, Gucci and Hugo Boss here. If you are into electronic goods, do not worry. There are departmental stores that sell all kinds of electronic goods you can think of. If you walk along Orchard Road, you can see tons of people loaded with shopping bags, happily enjoying their times there.

2. VivoCity. This is one of the newest and largest shopping centre in town. VivoCity is situated at HarbourFront, where you can take a cable car to visit Sentosa for sun-tanning and relaxation. In VivoCity, you can almost find all kind of

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