Q: Is shopping 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? ¶
Q: Is shopping closely linked to the emergence of the consumer society in the 18th century? ¶
Q: Was shopping the transition from 'single-function' shops selling one type of good? ¶
A: Yes, and to the department store where a large variety of goods were sold.
Q: Is shopping as and retailers give value to a community by providing various social and community services? ¶
A: Yes, and a social place to meet.