A department store is a retail establishment offering a wide range of consumer
goods in ..... In 1900, they opened the first Myer department store, in Bendigo,
Victoria. ... Historically, department...
Below 1876 Victorian England describes the stores and storekeepers during the
... Some also were street sellers who walked around selling items from baskets ...
In Victorian times there were no big supermarkets like today. Instead there were
lots of smaller shops, all selling different types of food. Grocers' shops for ...
Mar 20, 2014 ... Gun merchants — These shops were found on many a Victorian high ... Pets
were hugely popular in Victorian times, and these stores sold a ...
In Victorian times there were no big supermarkets like today. Instead ... With all of
the Ice Rinks opening around the city, this reminds of London's natural ice rink.
shops and shopping in Britain from about the Medieval through the Victorian ......
and famous department stores were built around Oxford and Regent streets.
Mar 26, 2015 ... From Victorian London to Soviet-era Moscow, department stores have ... Goods
from all around the world were showcased at the Crystal ...
While life in Victorian England changed dramatically during the industrial
revolution, ... Tenement buildings were quickly built in Victorian London for
factory workers and their families. ... By the mid 1800's, the idea of "Department
Stores" took hold. ... Both the rich and the poor had to contend with the evil air
Sites opening times ... But they shared one vital distinction; they were both
members of the 'great middle class'. ... Twice round the clock; or the Hours of the
Day and Night in London ... (The germ of supermarkets was sprouting even then,
in Mr. Harrod's grocery ... The Victorian era was a golden age, for the middle
In the Victorian era pies were common street food. Colin Spencer relates how
piemen would hawk their wares around the pubs of London shouting ... Most
supermarkets still sell steak and kidney puddings but these "babies' heads", as