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Robert Peston reveals how shopping in Britain was transformed over the 20th century, focusing on how the high street is coping with online shopping and the recession.

Robert Peston looks at how the British high street has been hit hard in recent years by the rise of online shopping and the financial crash. The result has been a revolution in how and where we shop.

From Amazon and ASOS to the world's first pop-up mall in east London, Robert shows how our shopping experience has changed and predicts how we will shop in the future.

59 minutes

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Sat 5 Dec 2015 22:45

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


  • Mon 16 Sep 2013 21:00
  • Thu 17 Oct 2013 09:05
  • Sun 29 Nov 2015 19:00
  • Sat 5 Dec 2015 22:45

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