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Comment: Glasgow’s retail legacy

Addicts of the legal high of retail therapy owe a great deal to the 18th-century businessmen who transformed Glasgow into the second city of the empire. Picture: TSPL

Addicts of the legal high of retail therapy owe a great deal to the 18th-century businessmen who transformed Glasgow into the second city of the empire. Picture: TSPL

  • by HUGH REILLY
 

IN DAYS gone by, shopping was perceived to be something of a chore. The sight of my mother holding forth the weekly list of messages to be purchased rang the opening bell for a spot of bare-knuckle boxing as my brother and I decided whose turn it was to fetch the groceries.

 

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