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Series 1

1 :01x01 - Seduction

Sep/02/2013
Robert looks at how shopping was transformed from a chore to bebome our favourite pastime. During the economic boom of the 1950s, consumerism took off. Then came out-of-town superstores as the need for convenience rose during the 1960s. By the 1980s, shopping had been transformed into a leisure activity and when Gateshead’s MetroCentre was opened it was more than just a shopping centre it was a leisure complex complete with restaurants, cinema, and even a fun fair.

2 :01x02 - Addiction

Sep/09/2013
Robert takes a look back at the shopping boom of the late 1990s and early 2000s. During these years our love affair with shopping turned into a national addiction. It was fuelled by cheap credit and a buoyant economy and everybody went shopping crazy.

3 :01x03 - Revolution

Sep/16/2013
Robert takes a look at how British retail is finding it hard to deal with the fallout of the financial crash and the impact of online shopping.
Warning: Robert Peston Goes Shopping guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Documentary
Genre: Finance | Lifestyle
Status: New Series
Network: BBC TWO ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Mondays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 02, 2013
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