Blog Category - Shopping

DP A Bookish Guide to Buying (English) Books in Beijing
Everytime I head out of Beijing, bookstores are the first thing on my list.
The Top 10 Topwin Restaurants and Shops Worth a Visit
Now that most of the restaurants and shops in the Sanlitun-based 
Evolution Casa: Bespoke European Furniture for Homeowners Wanting to Splash Out
There’s no getting around it: Evolution Casa won’t be for everyone.
DP We Are So Ready for Summer: 8 Things to Get on Taobao in Preparation
We might be getting ahead of ourselves a little, but you can never be too prepared for a Beijing summer.
R Chinese Consumers are Fed Up with Online Retailers
Chinese Internet users are finding out the hard way that the convenience of shopping and using services online comes at their own expense.
DP Small Business? Rent a Booth in the Topwin Center for RMB 200 per day
One of the (many) things we love about Beijing is the number of interesting small and craft businesses operating across town, from homebrewed beer
Twoface: Slick and Vintage Cuts for Men and Women at 3.3
I had a hard time of getting a haircut when I was young.
Spring Tidying and Cleaning Guide: Tips and Tricks to Start Afresh With Beijing's Spring
I don't know about you, but when those temperatures rise, the skies turn blue, and the windows are opened, I can't help but get tidying and cleani
Taobao to Ban Sale of Video Game Imports
China's dismal video gaming culture continues to suffer as a new regulation, set to go into effect this Friday, will restrict the sale of imported
British Home Store Habitat Opens First Beijing Store in Parkview Green
British furniture and home decoration store Habitat has opened its first Beijing location
A Comprehensive List of Beijing Supermarkets and Food Markets
Beijing has supermarkets galore! But where to go and how to find them?
Online Shopping Just Got Less Fun: New Rules Ban Booze and Cigarette Home Deliveries
No matter what kind of complaints you may have, one great advantage to living in China has always been a cheap and convenient courier...
DP Vendors: Alien Street Market to Close by End of February and Undergo Yashow-esque Facelift
Hou had not only resorted to selling the luggage at her stall at half price – she'll also soon have to pack up some bags of her own and move on.
Beijing Marks & Spencer Bites Dust March 19; 40% Off Purchases Over RMB 1200
Marks & Spencers' lone Beijing outpost calls it quits on March 19, and what stock is left is being marked down (at least on the clothing side)