Shopping Centers in Shanghai
Shopping centers like Super Brand Mall, Raffles City and Joy City are important elements of Shanghai's shopping scene, bringing together international boutique brands that befit the status of the city.
Super Brand Mall
The spacious Super Brand Mall has over 70 dinning venues boasting international standards, as well as a variety of entertainment and leisure facilities. In the first quarter of 2007, the mall had already welcomed over 100 internationally famous brands making it the city’s “fashion center”.
Raffle's City is located next to People's Square making transport to and from extremely convenient. It has a modern, young vibe and the decoration changes with the seasons and holidays. It has all the big name clothes brands and the B1 floor is home to a food court popular with the local office workers and tourists alike.
Joy City is an 11 floor mall with 68,000 square meters of floor space. It is targeted towards younger, more fashion conscious customers. It is home to Jinyi International Cinema, Tom's World arcade, Shanghai Gecheng KTV, and over 30 food and beverage brands. The goal is to create a new commercial landmark on the north bank of Suzhou Creek.
Special Shops in Shanghai
Small worn-out paths are flanked by old buildings of masonry where quality handicrafts - good gifts for family and friends - are available. Laozihao (time-honored) products are reminiscent of Shanghai's past.
Wuliangcai Glasses Shop
Wuliangcai opened a jewel and jade ware shop in 1720, he sold glasses also. The glasses business developed greatly, he turned his shop to a glasses shop with the name of Wuliangcai. It has produced Wuliangcai glasses since 1896. This glass has advantages of high elasticity, no deformation, anti- corrosion and fadeless.
Lao Jiefu Commercial Building
It was the largest silks and satins shop in Shanghai in 1936. It deals in silks and satins, gong satins, silks with embroidery and silk and satin quilt covers. It was rebuilt to Lao Jie Fu Commercial Building in 1993.
Hanyi Garments Cheongsam Shop
With its stop-you-in-your-tracks beauty, Cheongsam (Qipao) is proverbially paradigmatic of traditional Chinese attire for women. Have a Qipao customized for yourself.