This Thursday, help keep the “thanks in Thanksgiving” by not shopping at a retail store.
If you can't afford to live, you're probably working at or shopping at Walmart.
NRF said retailers should hire up to 780,000 seasonal works to deal with the Christmas shopping rush.
To this day, I pick up a box of Jiffy cornbread mix when shopping.
With them came all those dollars spent on hotel rooms, restaurants, and, of course, shopping.
I told her she'd have to go out and do the shopping, because I simply daren't.
shopping, however, seemed to be a small part of her business.
In their round of shopping, the Harrises saw an ideal robe being made for an American belle.
One afternoon I went out to do some shopping, and when I came back he was gone.
My account of our shopping, with our subsequent visit to the restaurant, made her remark that I was a close observer.
1764, "act or practice of visiting shops," verbal noun from shop (v.). Meaning "goods that have been purchased" is from 1934. Shopping bag attested from 1886; shopping list from 1913.
c.1300, "booth or shed for trade or work," perhaps from Old English scoppa, a rare word of uncertain meaning, apparently related to scypen "cowshed," from Proto-Germanic *skoppan "small additional structure" (cf. Old High German scopf "building without walls, porch," German dialectal Scopf "porch, cart-shed, barn," German Schuppen "a shed"), from root *skupp-. Or the Middle English word was acquired from Old French eschoppe "booth, stall" (Modern French échoppe), which is a Germanic loan-word from the same root.
Meaning "building or room set aside for sale of merchandise" is from mid-14c. Meaning "schoolroom equipped for teaching vocational arts" is from 1914, American English. Sense of "matters pertaining to one's trade" is from 1814 (as in talk shop (v.), 1860).
1680s, "to bring something to a shop, to expose for sale," from shop (n.). The meaning "to visit shops for the purpose of examining or purchasing goods" is first attested 1764. Related: Shopped; shopping. Shop around is from 1922. Shopping cart is recorded from 1956; shopping list first attested 1913; transferred and figurative use is from 1959.