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Robert Peston reveals how shopping in Britain was transformed over the 20th century. This episode charts how shopping was transformed from a chore to be endured in the 1950s into our favourite pastime by the 1980s. Robert also tells the story behind innovative retailers such as Marks and Spencer, Sainsbury's, Asda, Chelsea Girl and Next which revolutionised the way retail was done - and encouraged us to fall in love with shopping.

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Sun 15 Nov 2015 18:00
BBC Two except Northern Ireland, Scotland

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Role Contributor
PresenterRobert Peston
DirectorRobin Dashwood
ProducerRobin Dashwood
Executive ProducerDarren Kemp

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