Shopping

Tourist spending boosts New Year sales
Tuesday, January 06TH, 2015 by
  (By Sandra Cordon). (ANSA) - Rome, January 2 2015   While Italian businesses said free-spending tourists will help to boost traditional January retail sales events, consumer groups warned that families are too tapped out after years of recessions to shop. The semi-annual sales started in two...
Shopping in Italy
Thursday, March 06TH, 2014 by
Do you like to touch and feel when shopping? Are you tempted to pick up items you have no intention of buying just to take a closer look? Have you been chastised for reaching into a window display as if you've defiled sacred ground? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, congratulations...
Outlet Stores in Italy
Wednesday, June 15TH, 2011 by Anna De Filippo
If you're looking for a bargain during your Italian vacation, outlet stores are a great option.  Figure out what exactly you're looking for, and then ask around. There is bound to be something nearby!   Outlet Stores for Clothes and Accessories In time of crisis people try to save their money...
10 Tips for Shopping in Italy
Thursday, February 24TH, 2011 by
Ten Tips Every Shopper in Italy Should Know 1. Price Tags Must Be Displayed In Italy all items should be tagged and price tags should be visible to consumers, this is to prevent anyone being taken advantage of by a shopkeeper looking to up the price unexpectedly. If you notice a missing tag just...
Open Air Markets in Rome: Via Sannio
Monday, September 06TH, 2010 by
Stalls in Via Sannio open air market People living in Rome are accustomed to open air markets and their bustling shopping experience. Traditionally, tourists visit the historical places of any region they are visiting and look for the architecture, museums, sightseeing and alike. However, I...
Open Air Markets in Rome: Porta Portese
Friday, August 06TH, 2010 by
Porta Portese Flea markets, thrift shops, farmers’ markets—they have them in every city. You may have already discovered the rush of finding a diamond in the rough, of bargaining for a hidden gem, yet if you haven’t visited the Porta Portese market in Rome, you haven’t seen it all. Rome’s open...
Shopping in Le Marche
Monday, January 11TH, 2010 by
Cantiano - Women in Medieval costumes Marche is a region in Italy which literally means in Italian "the Marches". The region had been named so because of the March of Ancona during the medieval times and the marches of Fermo and Camerino. The region is located in central Italy and shares a border...
Shopping in Trentino
Monday, January 11TH, 2010 by
Trento - Piazza Duomo Trentino-Alto Adige is a region located in northern Italy. The region is made of two provinces, Bolzano and Trento. It had once been a part of Hungary-Austria and before that a part of Austrian Empire in the olden times. It had remained a part of the empire from 1389 till...
Shopping in the Veneto
Monday, January 11TH, 2010 by
Venice - Fish market The Veneto is among the most industrialized and the wealthiest regions in Italy and it is also the most visited. Every year around 60 million tourists visit the Veneto. Agriculture is also is quite a significant factor even though since the last two decades its importance has...
Shopping in Umbria
Monday, January 11TH, 2010 by
  Umbria - Horses Galloping Across the Piano Grande   Umbria is a small region in Italy, made up of mountains, valleys, and smaller towns rather than large cities. Picturesque and known for its rural beauty, the region--which boasts a population of less than 1 million--offers many small towns...

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