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Shopping marathon in store at Olympics

By Gregory Katz in London ( China Daily ) Updated: 2012-07-03 08:01:37

Shopping marathon in store at Olympics

Shoppers walk around the Westfield Stratford City mall in east London on June 21. The $2.75 billion mall, which contains a 24-hour casino, 14 bowling lanes, 70 restaurants and 250 shops, has been placed between the main public transit hub and the main entry point to the Olympic Park. Lefteris Pitarakis / Associated Press

The gleaming Westfield Stratford City mall poses an interesting question about human behavior: Is it possible to head off to a major international sports event and forget to go?

Shopping marathon in store at Olympics

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