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In the second part of a three-part series, Robert Peston tells the remarkable story of the 1990s and 2000s - the boom years, when the stuff we bought got cheaper, fashion got faster, and supermarkets got smarter. Robert explores the unstoppable rise of Tesco, IKEA and Primark, and meets the charismatic and sometimes controversial Topshop owner Sir Philip Green. And he charts how our love affair with shopping got out of hand, storing up trouble for us all.

Release date:

59 minutes

Last on

Sun 22 Nov 2015 19:00
BBC Two except Northern Ireland, Scotland


Role Contributor
PresenterRobert Peston
DirectorAdam Grimley
ProducerAdam Grimley
Executive ProducerDarren Kemp
Series ProducerRobin Dashwood

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