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Documentary series. Robert Peston charts how shopping in Britain was transformed from a chore to be endured in the 1950s into our favourite pastime by the 1980s.

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

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Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Robert Peston
Director Robin Dashwood
Producer Robin Dashwood
Executive Producer Darren Kemp

Broadcasts

  • Mon 2 Sep 2013 21:00
  • Thu 3 Oct 2013 09:05
  • Sat 5 Oct 2013 18:00
  • Sun 15 Nov 2015 18:00

BBC News: Tesco domination

BBC News: Tesco domination

Tesco started with a barrow selling fish paste.