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Shopping in New York City

New York City is home to many flagship locations of your favorite chains, as well as many only-in-NYC shops, making it a wonderful destination for people who love to shop. Find our "can't miss" shops as well as shopping advice and information here.
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New York City Sales Tax for Shoppers
Curious about sales tax in New York City? We've put together this helpful guide to to make it easy to understand, including which items are not subject to sales tax.

Great New York City Department Stores
If you love to shop, it's no wonder you're planning a trip to New York City. These great department stores shouldn't be missed.

Best Places for Discount Shopping in New York City
If you love to get a bargain, New York City is filled with great discount shopping opportunities. Check out these stores to find outstanding deals in NYC.

SoHo Shopping Guide
Is shopping in SoHo on your NYC itinerary? Our SoHo Shopping Guide will help you make the most of your time, including tips on great shops to visit, where to eat, and how to get there!

WindowsWear Walking Tour
Want a guide to take you to see some of the amazing window displays in New York City? Spend 90 minutes on a WindowsWear Fashion Windows Walking Tour and you'll learn about the past and present of window displays.

Outlet Shopping from New York City
The Woodbury Common Premium Outlets offer over 200 shops just an hour from New York City. It's an easy day trip and a very popular excursion with shoppers visiting New York City.

LaGuardia Era Markets You Can Visit
Whether you head to Arthur Avenue in the Bronx or Essex Market on the Lower East Side, visiting these LaGuardia Era markets offers insight into each neighborhood's residents, both past and present, not to mention, delicious shopping and eating.

Diamond and Jewelry Way
Shoppers looking for the heart of New York City's diamond and jewelry trade should head to 47th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues. Catering to both wholesale and retail shoppers, the Diamond District is an exciting place to window shop or make a special purchase

Best New York City Chocolate Shops
New York City is home to a wide array of famous chocolate shops -- including many that make their own chocolates. Check out this list of New York City's best chocolate shops when you're looking for gift ideas or somewhere to enjoy a sweet indulgence.

Best New York City Stores for Foodies
Whether you're looking for a unique kitchen gadget or a something delicious to bring home, these NYC stores are sure to please.

Best Places to Buy Food For A Picnic for Central Park
Whether you're going to see a summer concert or just looking to spend an afternoon people-watching in Central Park, there are many great places to stop on your way into Central Park if you'd like to enjoy a picnic in Central Park.

Buying Maternity Clothes in New York City
Pregnant hoping to buy some new maternity clothes while visiting New York City? These New York City maternity stores offer great maternity clothes and selections that you might not be able to find in your hometown.

Great Baby Stores in New York City
New York City has some fantastic baby stores, which are great for shopping during your visit to New York City if you're expecting a new baby or have a baby already. From high-end to mass market baby

Shops at Columbus Circle Shopping Guide
The Shops at Columbus Circle offer an upscale mall experience in the middle of Manhattan. This shopping guide to Shops at Columbus Circle will make planning your shopping visit to New York City easier.

Fifth Avenue Shopping Tour
Thinking about spending a day shopping on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan? This Fifth Avenue Shopping Tour will show you the stores that are there, giving you the chance to plan for a great shopping trip.

New York City Food Gifts
Please nearly everyone on your gift list with the gift of delicious foods from New York City. From bagels and lox to coffee and cannoli, these famous New York City retailers offer great gift ideas for every recipient.

New York City Shopping Walking Tour Map
Make the rounds to some of New York City's top shopping destinations, including Bloomingdale's, Macy's and Tiffany's with this New York City Shopping Walking Tour Map. This map makes it easy plan your route and shop 'til you drop at New York City's most famous stores.

Bloomingdales Department Store Shopping Guide
Bloomingdale's Flagship Store on 59th Street is a favorite shopping destination for New York City visitors. Our Bloomies shopping guide has all the information you need to make the most of your shopping trip.

Barney's New York Shopping Guide
Barney's New York on Madison Avenue is geographically and philosophically located above New York City's other major department stores and offers a classy sophisticated shopping experience more akin to the nearby Madison Avenue boutiques than your typical department store. This shopping guide to Barney's New York will make planning your shopping visit to New York City easier.

Shop Gotham Garment District Walking Tour Review
Curious about those great deals you've heard about at New York City Sample Sales? Shop Gotham's knowledgable guides will lead you through the Garment District to visit sample sales and wholesale vendors on a three hour walking tour.

Bergdorf Goodman Shopping Guide
Bergdorf Goodman is a classic New York institution located off of Grand Army Plaza. This shopping guide to Bergdorf Goodman will make planning your shopping visit to New York City easier.

New York City Greenmarkets
Thoughout New York City, farm fresh produce, flowers, meats and more are available for sale at Greenmarkets. Find a greenmarket near you and see pictures of the Union Square market here.

Macy's Herald Square Shopping Guide
Built in 1902, Macy's Herald Square is not only a popular place to shop, it's a New York City icon. Our shopping guide will help you make the most of your visit to Macy's.

FAO Schwarz Toy Store Shopping Guide
FAO Schwarz on Fifth Avenue is a favorite shopping destination for children and the young at heart. Our shopping guide has all the essential info, as well as tricks for avoiding the crowds!

Saks Fifth Avenue Shopping Guide
Since 1924, Saks Fifth Avenue on Fifth Avenue has been providing New Yorkers with access to top American and European styles and products. This shopping guide to Saks Fifth Avenue will make planning your shopping visit to New York City easier.

Tiffany and Co. Shopping Guide
The Fifth Avenue location of Tiffany and Co is practically a New York City icon. Our shopping guide will help you plan your visit to Tiffany's and help you figure out what to see there.

SoHo / NoLIta Pratique - Book Review
The SoHo / NoLIta Pratique brings together a comprehensive map and phone directory for the numerous shops in SoHo and NoLITa. Serious shoppers will appreciate this comprehensive resource for planning and executing shopping sprees in the neighborhood.

New York City Toy Stores
Forget old-style "going shopping": retail spaces are becoming places for fun experiences. Games, crafts, live theatre, restaurants, ferris wheels... you name it. This article from Teresa Plowright features six New York toy stores that go all out to provide fun on the spot.

The Top Shopping Streets & Neighborhoods
This article from Frommers.com helps you find information about shopping neighborhood by neighborhood.

A Comic Geek's Guide To New York City
Looking for comic book stores in New York City? Check out this article which highlights the strengths and weaknesses of some of New York City's comic book stores.

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