Richard leaves the big shopping areas for small, interesting shops and markets. We hear from a man who sells photographs to Outer Mongolia, and some London shoppers tell us what they like.

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If I had a market stall in London, I would sell office stationary or coffee. I mean a coffee shop having many books and space for kids

Opposite to London, in my country (Vietnam) small stores and markets are very popular. you can find everything in there. From tiny things: needle, button,etc to the "big" things like vehicle. We also have supermarket. But i think small market is more interesting because we can bargain.

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"The choice is a pain" (German proverb)

In my country there are many stall markets trough small streets, people like buying there. We can find local and imported products at reasonable prices.

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Do you have markets in your country? What can you buy there?
Yes, of course. we have got many markets in Iran. there are weekly market in any city that there can be found any thing and many variety goods and that be stand up once a week.

If you had a market stall in London or your own country, what would you sell?
If I have a market stall, I sell antique goods. I love there. because there are very interesting and worthless.

Hello everyone! There're many markets in Ukraine. Through globalization you can buy almost everything here.

What would I sell If I had a market stall? Difficult to say. Handmade products, needleworks, maybe clothers for babies.

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